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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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The lower Chickahominy River is a major source of drinking water for the lower portion of the Virginia Peninsula,
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.
Historically, this event might well have constituted the first Indian removal under the pressure of the English settlers, as the paramount Chief Powhatan relocated the town in 1609 to Orapakes, further up the Chickahominy River and away from the shore and the English settlement.
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.
In early December 1607, Smith and a small party rowed about 50 miles up the Chickahominy River (a tributary to the James River), passing several Indian villages along the way.
In December 1607, Captain John Smith was exploring the uncharted upper regions of the Chickahominy River.
They attempt to gather food by travelling up the Chickahominy River, where members of a Native American tribe, ruled by Powhatan (August Schellenberg), make their presence felt.
The facility, which consists of three simple-cycle combustion-turbine generators, was acquired from Chickahominy River Energy Corp.
That day, Harvard botanist Merritt Lyndon Fernald collected the plant's low-growing, round-leaved tuffs in two places along the edge of the Chickahominy River in Virginia.
Crews are replacing three bridges in Henrico County and one in Hanover County over the Chickahominy River on Mechanicsville Turnpike (Rt.
The operation was to begin with V and II Army Corps crossing the Chickahominy River at Long Bridge.