Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield, Inc. is a community-based, nonprofit corporation dedicated to working cooperatively with landowners and local citizens to protect, restore, maintain, manage, interpret, and promote public awareness of the Cedar Mountain Civil War Battlefield and vicinity in Culpeper County, Virginia.





155th Anniversary!

The Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield


Cedar Mountain 155th Anniversary Living History Weekend

Cedar Mountain Battlefield

Located at 9465 General Winder Road, Rapidan, VA  22733

August 5 & 6, 2017 August 5 & 6, 2017


Event Schedule


Saturday, August 5

10:55 am Artillery - Opening/warning shot

11:00 am Combined Arms Demonstration I (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery)

1:00 pm Combined Arms Demonstration II (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery)

              3:00 pm Battle Scenario (21st VA rolled up by 46th PA; 37th NC counterattack)

6:00 pm Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield Ancestors Ceremony


Sunday, August 6

9:00 am Tactical (elements of Stonewall Brigade v. Gordon)

11:00 am Demonstration                                                

2:00 pm Living Historian presence through 2:00 pm


Confederate and Federal Camps are open to the public



PARKING:  Carver Piedmont School, 9433 James Madison Hwy, Hwy 15, Rapidan, VA  22733.  Located 2 miles south of Cedar Mountain Battlefield.  Shuttle buses will transport guests to the event site every 15 minutes.

Admission is Free.  Donations are always welcome, and all proceeds go to restoration and preservation of the Cedar Mountain Battlefield Mountain ( 


Unlike many area Civil War Battle sites, Cedar Mountain is not managed by the National Park Service.  The Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield serves as the community-based, non-profit, voluntary organization, working cooperatively with landowners, local citizens, and the Trust to protect, restore, maintain, interpret, and promote public awareness of the historic Battlefield.

9465 General Winder Rd
Rapidan, Virginia 22733
(The Battlefield is located on Route 15 ~6 miles South of Culpeper










Tours of the Battlefield!


Descendants of Veterans of The Battle of Cedar Mountain


150th Anniversary of Battle of Cedar Mountain  For what you missed, click here.




The Friends of Cedar Mountain, a 5013 organization, works to  interpret the Battle of Cedar Mountain and to preserve the site of the engagement.  

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