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Morton's Ford

The Federal Army staged several crossings of the Rapidan River to district from a planned cavalry-infantry raid up the Peninsula to Richmond. Union cavalry crossed at Morton's Ford and were greeted by Confederate General Richard Ewell's troops. The battle was inconclusive. 

Morton's Ford: What's Nearby

Culpeper, VA

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Culpeper, VA | February 6, 1864
Result: Inconclusive
Estimated Casualties
331
Union
252
Confed.
79