Rappahannock


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Rappahannock

(răpəhăn`ək), river, 212 mi (341 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge Mts., N Va., and flowing generally SE to Chesapeake Bay. It is navigable to Fredericksburg. In the Civil War much fighting took place in the vicinity of the Rappahannock and the Rapidan, its largest tributary (see Bull RunBull Run,
small stream, NE Va., c.30 mi (50 km) SW of Washington, D.C. Two important battles of the Civil War were fought there: the first on July 21, 1861, and the second Aug. 29–30, 1862. Both battlefields are included in Manassas National Battlefield Park (est. 1940).
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, second battle of; Fredericksburg, battle ofFredericksburg, battle of,
in the Civil War, fought Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va. In Nov., 1862, the Union general Ambrose Burnside moved his three "grand divisions" under W. B. Franklin, E. V.
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; Chancellorsville, battle ofChancellorsville, battle of,
May 2–4, 1863, in the American Civil War. Late in Apr., 1863, Joseph Hooker, commanding the Union Army of the Potomac, moved against Robert E.
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; Brandy StationBrandy Station,
small trading center, Culpeper co., Va. It was the scene of the greatest cavalry engagement of the Civil War (also called the battle of Fleetwood Hill), fought June 9, 1863. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton's Union cavalry surprised Confederate Gen.
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; Wilderness campaignWilderness campaign,
in the American Civil War, a series of engagements (May–June, 1864) fought in the Wilderness region of Virginia. Early in May, 1864, the Northern commander in chief, Grant, led the Army of the Potomac (118,000 strong) across the Rapidan River into the
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A description of the incident posted online by the US Navy indicated a security team aboard the Rappahannock began issuing warnings when the boat was about 900 yards away and opened fire about 60 seconds later when the boat had closed to within 100 yards of the ship.
The US crew repeatedly attempted to warn the vessel's operators to turn away from their "deliberate approach," it added, but when those efforts failed to deter the approaching vessel, the security team on the Rappahannock fired rounds from a 50-caliber machine gun.
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REC maintains more than 12,000 miles of power lines through its service area, which ranges from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the mouth of the Rappahannock River.
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Speaking to Khaleej Times, 5th Fleet spokesman Commander Jason Salata said the small boat was initially being tracked on a course that paralleled Rappahannock, at a distance of approximately 1,000 yards.
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officials defended the actions of the Rappahannock, saying the small vessel ignored a series of nonlethal warnings.
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