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

  • Rosecrans, William Starke 1819-1898. American Union general. After successful campaigns in West Virginia and Mississippi, he was defeated at Chickamauga, Georgia (1863), and relieved of his duties.


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  • Rosecrans] is "in safety" at Chattanooga, and Bragg is still concentrating his forces in preparation for the final attack.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • "Rosecrans," he said, "who is sometimes as obstinate and inaccessible to reason as at others he is irresolute, vacillating, and inconclusive, rejected all their arguments, and the mountain was given up."

    Military Reminiscences of the Civil War, Volume 2 November 1863-June 1865

  • General C.S. Hamilton of 'Rosecrans's army corps,' had passed the

    Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman — Complete

  • Greenleaf Health of the District named Heather Rosecrans, former director of the 510 (k) pre-market notification staff at the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, senior regulatory adviser.

    Appointments for the week of Oct. 4

  • “You can wait out here,” Wade said as I pulled up in front of a liquor store on Rosecrans Avenue.

    Take Me There

  • I got into the Mustang with Baby Face, and we drove down Rosecrans from Downey to Compton to Manhattan Beach and then went south to Hermosa Avenue.

    Take Me There

  • There was a wreck on Rosecrans Avenue, and traffic got detoured onto a side street.

    Take Me There

  • You want the tires to fall off out on Rosecrans Avenue?

    Take Me There

  • “Alicia Rosecrans, an FBI agent Clete was involved with in Montana.”

    The Glass Rainbow

  • During the last four weeks of the season, every night after wrap, I would get into my car, smile and wave good night to hair and makeup, and like clockwork, I would burst into tears once I made the right turn from Manhattan Beach Studios onto Rosecrans Boulevard.

    Unbearable Lightness


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