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- George Washington letter to Andrew Lewis.
Fredericksburg, VA - 6 September 1755
The country has come to a resolution to raise sixteen companies, which are to be formed into a regiment, and of which they have honored me with the command.
- George Washington letter to Robert Dinwiddie.
Fredericksburg, VA - 8 October 1755
I shall set out this evening for Winchester, where I expect to be joined by the recruits from Alexandria and this place, as soon as they can possibly march that distance
- George Washington letter to John Blair.
Fredericksburg, VA - 30 January 1758
Hearing of the Governor's departure for England, I think it a duty incumbent on me to inform your Honor, that I lingered a long time under an illness, which obliged me to retire from my command, by the surgeon's advice
- Jefferson Davis letter to Joseph Johnston.
Fredericksburg, VA - 22 March 1862
You will relieve Major-General Holmes of his command, and direct him to report at Richmond for further orders.
- George Pickett letter to Salle Corbell Pickett.
Fredericksburg, VA - 14 December 1862
HERE we are, my darling, at Fredericksburg, on the south side of the Rappahannock, half-way between Richmond and Washington, fortified for us by the hand of the Great Father.