[fred-riks-burg, fred-er-iks-]


a city in NE Virginia, on the Rappahannock River: scene of a Confederate victory 1862. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fredericksburg

Historical Examples of 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.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • On the twenty-first the leading brigades reached Fredericksburg.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • It was given over to Burnside, and he took the Fredericksburg route to Richmond.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston