Tag Archives: Middle Pontoon Crossing

When a Monument Gets Its History Wrong

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from Antietam National Battlefield (see here for details). The statue, erected in 2003 on private property along Route 34 heading into Sharpsburg, was later acquired … Continue reading

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The Crossing of the Army

Middle Pontoon Site, Fredericksburg city docks, Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 2020 On the far side of the river is Ferry Farm, the boyhood home of George Washington.

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Ice on the Rappahannock

This picture was taken early Sunday afternoon, February 15, 2015, of the Middle Pontoon Crossing site at the Fredericksburg City Dock. Ferry Farm can be seen on the opposite bank at the center of the picture.

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