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Cold Harbor

noun
1.
a locality in Virginia, NE of Richmond: Civil War battle in 1864.
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  • Hancock was ordered to move during the night, and his advance arrived at Cold Harbor about daylight.

  • Tom Kittridge has gone; he was killed yesterday at Cold Harbor.

    Secret Service Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • There was far less maneuvering at Cold Harbor after the first efforts than during the long struggle at Spottsylvania.

  • On the 3d of June occurred the second battle of Cold Harbor.

    The Life of Jefferson Davis Frank H. Alfriend
  • But by the time this got into position the battle of Cold Harbor was practically over.

    The Civil War Through the Camera Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
  • The latter was within the defenses of Richmond, of which the centre was Cold Harbor.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • We've fought two great battles with him in the Wilderness and a third at Cold Harbor, but he's still out there facing us.

    The Shades of the Wilderness Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It was worse than Cold Harbor, where over half the men were killed or wounded.

    The Burial of the Guns Thomas Nelson Page
  • The movement from Cold Harbor commenced after dark on the evening of the 12th.

  • John was a noble boy and found a soldier's death at Cold Harbor.

    In The Ranks R. E. McBride

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