locations. Become a subscriber today! assistance, please call us at 804-435-1701, extension 16. Pressured by Washington to make another attack on General Robert E. Leeâs army in northern Virginia, and perhaps enjoying the success of his partial victory over Lee at Bristoe Station three weeks earlier, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade ordered an assault against Leeâs infantry along the Rappahannock River on November 7th, 1863. Mondayâs death was the third on the river in a nine-day period. Their main town in 1652 was two miles up Cat Point Creek. Carl died when his aircraft crashed in Deltaville. Crime & Safety Spotsylvania Teen Drowns in Rappahannock River Witnesses told authorities that they were jumping off a rock into the river when their friend, Brandon Wichert, disappeared. (window.jQuery || document.write("