Forcing a CrossingOn May 12, 1864, this crossing of the Chickahominy River was the scene of a sharp engagement between Union and Confederate cavalry The previous day, Gen. Philip Sheridan and his Union troopers fought and defeated Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his Confederate cavalry near Yellow Tavern. Stuart was mortally wounded during that battle.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 287014 N 4165096|
|Decimal Degrees||37.60831667, -77.41291667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 36.499', W 77° 24.775'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 36' 29.94" N, 77° 24' 46.50" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5921-5991 State Rte 627, East Highland Park VA 24153, US|
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