Made a day trip to Fredericksburg, Started at Banks Ford where very few have ventured to find this marker. There is no parking any place along River Road to get to this site. 3/4 mile hike each way, with 24" of shoulder clearance but it was worth it to complete the story to the upper pontoon crossing. The Rappahannock runs along River Road and bends into Fall Hill Ave, which becomes current day Sophia St (aka known as Water St) where the upper pontoon crossing was laid straight up Hawke St and turns left onto Caroline St. in downtown Fredericksburg. There is quite a high slope before getting to the top. The terrain is from what I have been told very close to to the way it was on that day. Hope I didn't go on too long.
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