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Belle Plain Dock

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Belle Plain Dock

Description

The U.S. Army established a dock at Belle Plain as a safe spot to transport goods and supplies and men to and from Fredericksburg. Many bands of Confederates roamed around the 12 mile area between Belle Plain on the Rappahannock river and Fredericksburg, making it especially difficult to bring aid to the wounded.

Today, only a few dilapidated wooden structures still stand to denote the presence of the dock.

Source

Courtesy of Dr. John Hennessy of the National Park Service

Date

c. May 1864

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Citation

"Belle Plain Dock," in Fredericksburg: City of Hospitals, Item #103, https://projects.umwhistory.org/cwh/items/show/103 (accessed October 23, 2021).

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