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Kelly’s Ford

Barksdale’s Brigade was alerted for possible imminent movement on March 17 after “heavy cannonading” was heard in the vicinity of the United States Ford, well northwest of Fredericksburg on the winding Rappahannock. “The enemy are reported to be crossing” there, … Continue reading

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