Cedar Mountain, Virginia

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Cedar Mountain
Cedar Mountain, VA, USA - panoramio - Idawriter.jpg
Along Cedar Mountain near Rapidan
Highest point
Elevation814 ft (248 m) Mountainzone
Prominence400 ft (120 m)
Coordinates38°22′10″N 78°04′17″W / 38.36944°N 78.07139°W / 38.36944; -78.07139
Geography
LocationCulpeper County, Virginia, U.S.
Parent rangePiedmont Monadnock
Topo mapUSGS Culpeper
Climbing
Easiest routeHike

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.