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[muh-kan-iks-vil] /məˈkæn ɪksˌvɪl/
a village in E Virginia, near Richmond: Civil War battle 1862. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Ordered out on Mechanicsville pike—that's all they know," said a man.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Mechanicsville, yesterday, was bad enough, but this was frightful.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • At Mechanicsville the Forty-fourth Georgia lost 65 per cent.

    Campfire and Battlefield

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

    Following the Flag Charles Carleton Coffin
  • The road from Mechanicsville to New Bridge crossed the creek at that point.

    Following the Flag Charles Carleton Coffin
  • This included the fighting at Mechanicsville and at Gaines' Mill.

  • At Spier Falls the head is 80 feet, and at Mechanicsville it is 18 feet.

  • We went from here to Mechanicsville, where the heavy fighting was done the evening before.

    The Southern Soldier Boy

    James Carson Elliott
  • An entertaining gleaning is that respecting Fairfield race track, situated on the Mechanicsville Turnpike.

    Life Gleanings T. J. Macon
  • When the armies lay at Mechanicsville, both were plainly visible from many points in the city.

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