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FORGE BRIDGE The Site Of Forge Bridge Over The Chickahominy River Is Located Abo ...

FORGE BRIDGE The Site Of Forge Bridge Over The Chickahominy River Is Located Abo ...

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Description: FORGE BRIDGE The site of Forge Bridge over the Chickahominy River is located about a mile south of here . On 14 June 1862 , Maj . Gen . J . E . B . Stuart and his cavalry brigade crossed there on their famous ride around Maj . Gen . George B . McClellans Army of the Potomac . Because the bridge had been burned in May , Stuarts men first built a makeshift bridge of barn timbers to replace it . On 13 14 June 1864 , the VI and IX Corps of Lt . Gen . Ulysses S . Grants Army of the Potomac crossed the river there en route to Petersburg after the Battle of Cold Harbor . Department of Historic Resources , 1998 .

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