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.
A US Embassy news release said the crew of a small motor vessel, which came under fire from the USNS Rappahannock on July 16, after the vessel had disregarded non-lethal warnings and rapidly approached the U.
Un pecheur indien a ete tue et trois autres personnes ont ete blessees lundi apres que le petrolier-ravitailleur USNS Rappahannock a ouvert le feu a la mitrailleuse lourde contre leur bateau qui n'aurait "pas repondu aux avertissements" et "se rapprochait rapidement" du navire americain, selon Washington.
US defence officials said the motorboat had ignored warnings not to approach the refuelling ship USNS Rappahannock, and that sailors on board the American vessel feared it could pose a threat.
The Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said a security team aboard a USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) fired upon a "small motor vessel" after it disregarded warnings and rapidly approached the US ship near Jebel Ali.
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She was chief academic and student services officer of Rappahannock Community College and Wytheville Community College, both in Virginia.