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Fredericksburg

[fred-riks-burg, fred-er-iks-]
noun
  1. a city in NE Virginia, on the Rappahannock River: scene of a Confederate victory 1862.
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Historical Examples

  • 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