Chancellorsville


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Chan·cel·lors·ville

 (chăn′sə-lərz-vĭl′, -slərz-)
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.

Chan•cel•lors•ville

(ˈtʃæn sə lərzˌvɪl, -slərz-, ˈtʃɑn-)

n.
a village in NE Virginia: site of a Confederate victory 1863.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chancellorsville - a village in northeastern Virginia
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
2.Chancellorsville - a major battle in the American Civil War (1863)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
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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