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Cedar Mountain, Virginia

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Cedar Mountain, Virginia

This article is about the mountain in Virginia. For other uses, see Cedar Mountain and Cedar Mountains.
Cedar Mountain
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)Mountainzone
Prominence 400 ft (120 m)
Location Culpeper County, Virginia, U.S.
Range Piedmont Monadnock
Topo map USGS Culpeper
Easiest route Hike

Cedar Mountain, also known as Slaughter Mountain, is a piedmont monadnock in Culpeper County, Virginia. The 800 feet (240 m) ridge is 7 miles (11 km) south of the town of Culpeper and just to the northwest of the northern tip of the Southwest Mountains at Clark Mountain. The mountain was the site of the Battle of Cedar Mountain in 1862 during the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War.

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