Chancellorsville

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chancellorsville a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker
    • n Chancellorsville a village in northeastern Virginia
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Usage

In literature:

The night after the battle of Chancellorsville (fought May 2nd and 3d, 1863), was the darkest in the history of the Civil War.
"The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln" by Wayne Whipple
My grandfather went the same way at Chancellorsville.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
Let me here briefly describe Chancellorsville and its environments as I saw them during the battle.
"Reminiscences of a Rebel" by Wayland Fuller Dunaway
Wife and baby were hurried off to Richmond after "a hasty, tender adieu," and the battle of Chancellorsville began.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
The chief event preceding the Chancellorsville movement was the grand review of the army by President Lincoln and staff.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
But the despatch from General Hancock was alarming, so I drew all the cavalry close in around Chancellorsville.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
CHANCELLORSVILLE AND STONEMAN'S RAID.
"Three Years in the Federal Cavalry" by Willard Glazier
Here would be Fredericksburg and here Chancellorsville.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
After the disaster at Chancellorsville, there came a season of sober reflection, and men began to understand that this is God's war.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
My cot was next to a Pennsylvanian's, who had lost a leg at Chancellorsville.
"Personal Recollections of the War of 1861" by Charles Augustus Fuller
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In poetry:

No more will Shiloh's plains be stained
With blood our heroes shed,
Nor Chancellorsville resound again
To our noble warriors' tread.
"Confederate Memorial Day" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

The topic will be the Battle of Chancellorsville .
Final Federal Assault at Chancellorsville .
00 pm, units from the Tallahassee Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team responded to a liquid propane leak at Barrington Park Condominiums located at 2801 Chancellorsville Drive.
Following a period of rest and recuperation, they would fight at Leesburg, Warrenton, Fredricksburg, Chancellorsville, Harpers Ferry, Manasses Gap, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania and other major engagements, she said.
Interview with young re-enact or at the Battle of Chancellorsville 2000 re-enact ment.
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