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A former town of northeast Virginia west of Fredericksburg. It was the site of a major Civil War battle (May 1-5, 1863) in which the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces commanded by Joseph Hooker. Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded in the battle.
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Chan•cel•lors•ville(ˈtʃæn sə lərzˌvɪl, -slərz-, ˈtʃɑn-)
a village in NE Virginia: site of a Confederate victory 1863.
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|Noun||1.||Chancellorsville - a village in northeastern Virginia|
|2.||Chancellorsville - a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker|
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
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