Cavalry and CoffeePickets of the opposing armies frequently exchanged gunfire over the Rappahannock River and occasionally swapped Yankee coffee for Rebel tobacco. On St. Patrick's Day, 1863, they did both here at Kelly's Ford, about 100 yards downstream from the bridge.
|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 11:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 257266 N 4262447|
|Decimal Degrees||38.47733333, -77.78258333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 28.64', W 77° 46.955'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 28' 38.40" N, 77° 46' 57.30" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16503-16599 State Rte 674, Remington VA 22734, US|
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