VA-J35 Germanna Ford

Marker text: GERMANNA FORD

One of the principal crossings of the Rapidan River from colonial times. Here a part of the Army of the Potomac crossed the river, April 30, 1863, preceding the Battle of Chancellorsville. Here a part of Meade's army crossed on the way to Mine Run, November 26, 1863. Here the fifth and sixth corps of Grant's army crossed, May 4-5, 1864, to open the Wilderness Campaign.

Conservation & Development Commission, 1929

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