Chickahominy

Chickahominy

(chĭkəhŏm`ĭnē), river, c.90 mi (140 km) long, rising NW of Richmond, Va., and flowing SE to the James River. In the Civil War fighting was heavy along its banks.
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At the battle of Gaines's Mill, one of the fiercest conflicts of the Civil War, with a hundred guns in play, spectators a mile and a half away on the opposite side of the Chickahominy valley heard nothing of what they clearly saw.
Between the Chickahominy Pump Station and the receiving reservoirs, aging raw water mains are at the end of their useful lives.
Stuart's Finest Hour: The Ride Around McClellan June 1862 is an in-depth study about Brigadier General Jeb Stuart's Great Chickahominy Raid, during the American Civil War.
Abbott spent his early years in Chickahominy, a working-class, heavily Italian-American neighborhood in Greenwich, Conn.
Waller also planted daughter congregations for these former daughters of his church: Dover, Licking Hole (Smyrna); and Chickahominy (Winn's Church) in Hanover County and Exol Church in King and Queen County.
McClellan complied with his superior's wishes, though in doing so he was compelled to put his army in an exceedingly problematic position astride the Chickahominy River with his right flank and rear vulnerable to a Confederate turning movement until McDowell arrived.
Adkins and Robert Green, the chiefs of the Chickahominy and Patawomeck tribes, appear in the documentary, describing their initial wariness of yet another project reinventing their old world anew and cautiously expressing "high hopes" for the film's potential to evoke among its viewers the long overdue recognition of the people who greeted the settlers of Jamestown.
Grant changed his strategy thereafter by marching across the Chickahominy River, crossing the James River unopposed, and attempting to seize the Confederate transportation hub at Petersburg, Virginia, on the Appomattox River.
The assistance of E-Merge, which has worked with New Kent County since 2004, has increased efficiencies that have allowed for the closing of the Chickahominy Sewage Treatment Plant, with the exception of reclaimed water storage, and to pipe the remaining influent to the Parham Landing Plant.
His log records the visit of President Abraham Lincoln to Richmond on 5 April, General Lee's surrender, Lincoln's assassination, and mop-up blockade duty on the Chickahominy River.
I arrived at Chickahominy WMA at O' dark thirty to assure the spot I wanted.