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(ˌræp əˈhæn ək)

a river flowing SE from N Virginia into the Chesapeake Bay. 185 mi. (300 km) long.
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Noun1.Rappahannock - a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
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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I went, as I have said, over the bay, to the place where my brother, once a husband, lived; but I did not go to the same village where I was before, but went up another great river, on the east side of the river Potomac, called Rappahannock River, and by this means came on the back of his plantation, which was large, and by the help of a navigable creek, or little river, that ran into the Rappahannock, I came very near it.
He desired to say, "All quiet on the Rappahannock," but the guns refused to permit even a comment upon their uproar.
All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
Thus we find Rappahannock as far south as Virginia.
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It discusses the problems of command and strategy from Brandy Station to the Buckland Races, as the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia took the war above Rappahannock River in an effort to regain the initiative and losses to the Union in Pennsylvania.
Cline was booked on 15 charges of embezzlement, forgery, and uttering with an $8,000 bail bond at Rappahannock Regional Jail.
He also suggested the Loudoun County Bar Association may have slighted lawyers in Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties by not sending notice of its vetting process outside of Loudoun.
In his community, he served on the Saint Mary's School board of trustees, is a past chairman and member of the Chesapeake Academy board of trustees, and is a past chairman and member of the Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, Inc., board of trustees.
1864 General Grant's Army at Potomac attacks at Rappahannock
Jones, Ph.D., is Dean of Technology and Learning Resources at Rappahannock Community College.