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  • n. a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia

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Examples

  • Banks, of course, would need watching lest he march on Staunton, but could not that be accomplished by bringing Ewell across the Blue Ridge and placing him in the strategic flank position at Conrad's Store?

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  • He issued directions for all the forces east of the Blue Ridge to fall back to the line of the Rappahannock River.22

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  • When my mom, dad, three sisters and I arrived at her little house in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, we found she had waited up all night for us to arrive from Texas.

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  • Major John S. Mosby, the boldest and most responsible of partisan rangers, wrote that the enemy was inactive east of the Blue Ridge and was encamped over so wide an area that Stuart could push his way between two of the corps.

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  • Warning the local population of reprisals if they opposed him, at length, he came to Kings Mountain, a spur of the Blue Ridge range on the border between North and South Carolina, on October 6.

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  • Born in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, he went to West Point, where he was graduated No. 18 in the class of 1837, but after two years in the army he resigned to become an attorney in his native county.

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  • That morning Federals under Shields had come swiftly through the Blue Ridge and moved against the regiment, which hurriedly marched to Winchester.4

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  • Then Stuart read, If you find that he is moving northward, and that two brigades can guard the Blue Ridge and take care of your rear, you can move with the other three into Maryland, and take position on General Ewell's right. . .

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  • At the southern end of the Luray Valley, from Conrad's Store, still a third road leads over the Blue Ridge at Swift Run Gap and passes Stannardsville to the Virginia Central Railroad at Gordonsville.

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  • The road that leads across the ridge from New Market continues eastward over the Blue Ridge at Thornton's Gap to Sperryville.

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