fredericksburg fredericksburg  /f ˈrɛdrɪks bərɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
  2. (n) an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee

News

  1. PHOTOS: Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Co. Car and Bike Show

    Above: Eleven-year-old Cameron Martz of Jonestown likes what he sees under the hood of this 2001 Ford Lightning, just one of the vehicles on display at the eighth annual Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Co. Car and Bike Show on Saturday at Fredericksburg Lions Park. The day also featured nearly three dozen vendors, everything from wine stoppers and chocolate to driftwood creations and yard sale ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lebanon Daily News

  2. Fredericksburg neighbors raise questions of animal neglect

    Authorities responded to a rural Fredericksburg property early Friday on suspicions of animal neglect. Neighbors reported the alleged neglect, and said they were concerned with the dogs' living conditions. "It's time something gets done," neighbor Dale Miller said. "It's cruelty to animals. You can see the shape the dogs are in."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KWWL Iowa

  3. Fredericksburg walks away with victory

    Fredericksburg capitalized on 10 walks in an 8-1 victory over Myerstown in Legion baseball Thursday night at Earl Wenger Field.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Lebanon Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I went to Fredericksburg," Skilling replied, eliciting courtroom laughter at his referral to a small town a few hours' drive away.
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Jeffrey Skilling Source: MSNBC

  2. "This announcement is positive for Fredericksburg and the entire Commonwealth," said Governor Kaine. "Resorts of this caliber, combined with our history, heritage and cultural destinations, help make Virginia a top tourism destination and...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Tim Kaine Source: All American Patriots (press release)

  3. "We spent hours along Route 3 (near Fredericksburg) and couldn't find anything. There were too many witnesses," Malvo said.
    on May 23, 2006 By: Lee Boyd Malvo Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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