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Fair Oaks

noun
1.
Also called Seven Pines. a locality in E Virginia, near Richmond: battle 1862.
2.
a town in central California, near Sacramento.
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  • He lost his right arm at Fair Oaks, but he is in the saddle again.

    Following the Flag Charles Carleton Coffin
  • The day after the battle of Fair Oaks, a splendid sword was presented to me.

    Nurse and Spy in the Union Army S. Emma E. Edmonds
  • In the Fair Oaks farmhouse, the dead, the dying, and the severely wounded lay together.

    Campfire and Battlefield Rossiter Johnson
  • An interval of time, a march through mud and water almost waist deep, brought us to Fair Oaks, within sight of Richmond.

    Some of My War Stories Allen Ripley Foote
  • The victory at Fair Oaks had raised the hopes of that brave, thinking army.

    The Young Lieutenant Oliver Optic
  • They quickly gave way, and retreated in confusion back to their entrenchments near Fair Oaks farm.

    Battles of the Civil War Thomas Elbert Vineyard
  • This was the general state of things at the time when the battle of Fair Oaks was fought, June 1, 1862.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War Linus Pierpont Brockett
  • He advanced within seven miles of that city, where was fought the battle of Fair Oaks.

    The Story of American History Albert F. Blaisdell
  • It was on the bloody field of Fair Oaks, at the end of the second day.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
  • We went into Fair Oaks nine hundred and eighty-four strong, and came out four—three men and one officer!

    Shoulder-Straps Henry Morford

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