Spotsylvania


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 (spŏt′səl-vān′yə)
A village of northeast Virginia southwest of Fredericksburg. It was the site of a major but inconclusive Civil War battle (May 8-21, 1864).
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Noun1.Spotsylvania - a village in northeastern Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War
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.Spotsylvania - a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness CampaignSpotsylvania - a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign
Wilderness Campaign - American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses
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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The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors has approved three special use permits for sPower's proposed 500 megawatt (MW) solar project.
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The men saw action for three years with the Army of the Potomac's VI Corps, participating in engagements at Gaines' Mill, Crampton's Gap, Salem Church and Spotsylvania. Drawing on letters, diaries, memoirs and other accounts, "The 96th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War" by David A.
Even though a wife admitted that she committed pre-separation adultery, she is entitled to spousal support, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled.<br />The relative economic circumstances and respective degrees of fault would make it a "manifest injustice" to deny support, the trial judge in Spotsylvania County had found.<br />The appeals court found the case fit into the framework of Barnes v, Barnes, the 1993 support case that established how courts can consider degrees of fault when setting support.<br />The court declined to overrule Barnes, despite the husband's urging on appeal.<br />The unpublished case is Pattillo v.
The application, submitted in 2015 by Bardon Inc., the parent company of Aggregate Industries, requested permission to extend an existing mining operation at Belvedere South, a parcel of land in Spotsylvania County owned by M.R.
The book details his life, education, and military career, from his early years on a farm in upstate New York, to his education at West Point and his pioneering use of a mass infantry attack at Spotsylvania in 1864.
A Virginia woman is recovering after a copperhead snake bit her&nbsp;several times when she was&nbsp;out to eat at LongHorn Steakhouse in Spotsylvania County with her 13-year-old son, her boyfriend,&nbsp;and family, earlier this month, according to reports.&nbsp;
This event will be held in the Spotsylvania Towne Centre at the Residence Inn Conference Room located near the food court, directly beside Wiggle Worms Childcare.
Previous centers were announced for Alamance County, in North Carolina; Cecil County, in Maryland; and Virginia's Spotsylvania County.
The programme aims to strengthen the company's domination of the used car and pre-owned market in Stafford and surrounding areas such as Fredericksburg, Woodbridge and Spotsylvania. It includes pre-owned Nissan that are six-years or less from their in-service date, with less than 80,000 miles on the odometer and have a clean, non-branded title and pass a comprehensive 167-points Certified Pre-Owned inspection.
"He was saying that there was nothing worse in life than ending up in a job where you hated what you were doing every day," the Spotsylvania County resident recently recalled.