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Noun: Fredericksburg  'fre-driks,burg
  1. An important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee
    - Battle of Fredericksburg
  2. A town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River

Type of: pitched battle, town

Part of: American Civil War, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, United States Civil War, VA, Va., Virginia, War between the States

Encyclopedia: Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania