The Battle of Cedar Mountain began on August 9, 1862 with an assault by Gen. Nathaniel Banks on Gen. Stonewall Jackson’s Confederate forces. The arrival of Gen. A. P. Hill’s troops bolstered the Confederates and earned them a narrow victory.…

In July, James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange County launched a new Apple I-phone application that gives visitors a wealth of details about the home and grounds literally at their fingertips. Although the app is currently only available for devices using…