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
The American Battlefield Trust and our members would like to save land at Morton's Ford.
Culpeper, VA | February 6, 1864