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1) Fredericksburg, battle of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Civil War, fought Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va. In Nov., 1862, the Union general Ambrose Burnside moved his three "grand divisions" under W. B. Franklin,...

2) Forsyth, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American cabinet member, b. Fredericksburg, Va. He began law practice in Augusta, Va., and was in the House of Representatives from 1813 until his election to the...

3) Adams, Alice. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Her deftly wry and witty fiction concerns 20th-century domestic and professional life, and usually concentrates on the lives of women in various stages of transition....

4) Fredericksburg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rappahannock River, midway between Washington, D.C., and Richmond; settled 1671, laid out 1727, inc. as a town 1781, as a city 1879. A city filled with historic interest,...

5) Maury, Matthew Fontaine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American hydrographer and naval officer, b. near Fredericksburg, Va. Appointed a midshipman in 1825, he saw varied sea duty until a stagecoach accident (1839) made...

6) Stratford, estate, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, home of the Lee family, overlooking the Potomac River, E Va., SE of Fredericksburg. A national shrine dedicated in 1935, the site was purchased in...

7) Rappahannock. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rappahannock, (raphanŽk) (KEY) , river, 212 mi (341 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge Mts., N Va., and flowing generally SE to Chesapeake Bay. It is navigable to...

8) Spotsylvania. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alexander Spotswood, colonial governor of Virginia. It was the scene of several major engagements of the Civil War, including the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville...

9) National Parks and Monuments (table). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...National Parks and Monuments (table), National ParksNameType1LocationYear authorizedSizeacres (hectares)DescriptionAcadiaNPSE Maine191948,419 (19,603)Mountain and...

10) Stuart, James Ewell Brown. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James Ewell Brown, (Jeb Stuart), 1833-64, Confederate cavalry commander in the American Civil War, b. Patrick co., Va. Most of his U.S. army service was with the...

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