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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pontoon Bridge Site

 
 
Pontoon Bridge Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
1. Pontoon Bridge Site Marker
Inscription.  
Federals crossed here on
Pontoon Bridge.
Dec 12-13, 1862.

 
Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1764.
 
Location. 38° 18.461′ N, 77° 27.649′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is on Sophia Street near Hawke Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry (here, next to this marker); Rising Sun Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredericksburg Campaign, December 1862 (about 600 feet away); Fire on Caroline Street (about 600 feet away); 1908 (about 600 feet away); Kenmore (about 700 feet away); The Lewis Store (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Related markers.
Pontoon Bridge Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
2. Pontoon Bridge Site Marker
Three markers in a row, looking south down Sophia Street.
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Upper and Lower Pontoon Sites related markers
 
Pontoon Bridge Site image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2016
3. Pontoon Bridge Site
View in front of the marker looking across the Rappahannock River at the location of the upper pontoon bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,485 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 9, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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