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tingencies being unprovided for. But unfortunately, as it often happens, contingencies did arise which wrecked the success of the movement.
He had ascertained that Lee had left the lower fords of the Rapidan uncovered; that his two corps were widely scattered in winterquar-ters,—Ewell's Corps extending from Morton's Ford across the country to the vicinity of Orange Court House, and Hill's distributed from south of that point along the Orange & Alexandria Railroad to the neighborhood of Charlottesville.
Some miles intervened between these corps.
Meade's plan was to cross at the uncovered fords and advance by the Orange plank and Orange turnpike roads, which are intersected by roads from Ely's, Jacobs Mill, Germania and Culpepper Mine fords, to Orange Court House, thus placing his army between the corps of the enemy, which he hoped to destroy in detail.
It was a bold stroke, necessitating a cutting loose from his base of supplies, and a nice execution of all the details of the move