Fair Oaks

  1. Also called Seven Pines. a locality in E Virginia, near Richmond: battle 1862.

  2. a town in central California, near Sacramento.

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How to use Fair Oaks in a sentence

  • There was another fright when the Rebels came back discomfited from Fair Oaks.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • He commanded in the battle of Fair Oaks (May 31, 1862), and was so severely wounded as to be incapacitated for several months.

  • The line of battle as now formed was nearly two miles in the rear of the position of the morning, at Fair Oaks.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps | George T. Stevens
  • General Keyes cut down the trees in front of his line beyond Fair Oaks to form an abattis.

    Following the Flag | Charles Carleton Coffin
  • They came up at Fair Oaks in a critical moment, and decided the day in that hard-fought battle.

    Following the Flag | Charles Carleton Coffin