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Rapidan

[ rap-i-dan ]

noun

  1. a river in N Virginia, flowing E from the Blue Ridge Mountains into the Rappahannock River: Civil War battle 1862.


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Hunting Run has its head-waters near the Stevensburg plank-road, and flows north to the Rapidan.

The Rebels made a hasty retreat towards Gordonsville, crossing the Rapidan at the railroad and burning the bridge behind them.

General Lee put his army in instant motion to strike the advancing columns as they crossed the Rapidan.

On our arrival we found that the enemy had retired, and were returning to their former position on the Rapidan.

Grant, with his main body encamped in Culpepper County, occupied the north hank of the Rapidan.

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