HyperDic: petersburg_campaign

English > 1 sense of the expression Petersburg Campaign:
NOUNactPetersburg Campaign, Petersburgthe final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65)
English > Petersburg Campaign: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee.
SynonymPetersburg
Instance ofcampaign, military campaignSeveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Spanishcampaña de Petersburgo

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