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Chancellorsville

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former town of northeast Virginia west of Fredericksburg. It was the site of a major Civil War battle (May 2-4, 1863) in which the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces commanded by Joseph Hooker. Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded in the battle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a village in northeastern Virginia
  • n. a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker

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