Chancellorsville, battle of

 Note -orsv-. Battle in the Civil War.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Chancellorsville, Battle of — (1863)    A pivotal battle of the American Civil War fought in Virginia in May 1863. Union General Joseph Hooker assumed command of the Army of the Potomac in January 1863, following the disastrous battle of Fredericksburg. After a period of… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Chancellorsville, Battle of — Military engagement of the American Civil War. In May 1863 near Chancellorsville, Va., the Union army in Virginia, led by Joseph Hooker, attempted to encircle and destroy the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, led by Robert E. Lee. The Union… …   Universalium

  • battle — battle1 battler, n. /bat l/, n., v., battled, battling. n. 1. a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo. 2. participation in such hostile encounters or engagements: wounds received in battle. 3. a… …   Universalium

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  • Chancellorsville — may refer to: Chancellorsville, Virginia, an unincorporated community in the United States Battle of Chancellorsville, a battle during the American Civil War that took place at Chancellorsville, Virginia, from April 20 – May 6 in 1863… …   Wikipedia

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