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Mechanicsville

[muh-kan-iks-vil]
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noun
  1. a village in E Virginia, near Richmond: Civil War battle 1862.
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  • Mechanicsville, yesterday, was bad enough, but this was frightful.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • "Ordered out on Mechanicsville pike—that's all they know," said a man.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • At Mechanicsville the Forty-fourth Georgia lost 65 per cent.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson

  • The road from Mechanicsville to New Bridge crossed the creek at that point.

    Following the Flag

    Charles Carleton Coffin

  • The little village of Mechanicsville is two miles towards the north.

    Following the Flag

    Charles Carleton Coffin