Union Cavalry Comes of AgeOn March 17, 1863, Union Gen. William W. Averell led 2,100 horsemen to the northern bank of the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, four miles in front of you, under orders to "rout or destroy" Confederate Gen. Fitzhugh Lee and his cavalry command in their camps at Culpeper Court House.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil Wa Trails and Civil War Trust|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 253998 N 4266231|
|Decimal Degrees||38.51050000, -77.82133333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 30.63', W 77° 49.28'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 30' 37.80" N, 77° 49' 16.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13657-13689 State Rte 673, Remington VA 22734, US|
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