- a city in NE Virginia, on the Rappahannock River: scene of a Confederate victory 1862.
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Examples from the Web for fredericksburg
We lose great battles there and Fredericksburg they say was just a slaughter of our men.The Rock of Chickamauga
Joseph A. Altsheler
Burnside's repulse at Fredericksburg was followed by a discouraging retreat.The Nation in a Nutshell
George Makepeace Towle
We hear that McDowell is somewhere between you and Fredericksburg.
On the twenty-first the leading brigades reached Fredericksburg.
It was given over to Burnside, and he took the Fredericksburg route to Richmond.