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Africa ", Cornwall, Great Britain 1996, pp.102-103 '''TURAN''': Founded on 6.5.1928 in Vidin, Turan was a channel for the Union of Turkish Youth Communities in Bulgaria. The newspaper was also printed in Kardzhali and Varna until it was closed in 1934. The Belogradchik Rocks are a major tourist destination in northwest Bulgaria, along with the town of Belogradchik and the Belogradchik Fortress, which incorporates the rocks as part of its natural defense

Fredericksburg, Virginia

was to attack the Union right flank, north of the Chickahominy River, before McDowell's corps, marching south from Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia), could arrive. However, on May 27, the same day the Battle of Hanover Court House was fought northeast of Richmond, Johnston learned that McDowell's corps had been diverted to the Shenandoah Valley and would not be reinforcing the Army of the Potomac. He decided against attacking across his own natural defense line, the Chickahominy, and planned to capitalize on the Union army's straddle of the river by attacking the two corps south of the river, leaving them isolated from the other three corps north of the river. Salmon, pp. 20–21. On April 19, a detachment of the 8th Connecticut and the 89th New York landed on Hill's Point at the confluence of the forks of the Nansemond River. This amphibious force assaulted Fort Huger from the rear, quickly capturing its garrison, thus reopening the river to Union shipping. On April 24, Brig. Gen. (Brigadier general (United States)) Michael Corcoran's Union division mounted a reconnaissance-in-force from Fort Dix against Maj. Gen. (Major General (CSA)) George E. Pickett's extreme right flank. The Federals approached cautiously and were easily repulsed. On April 29, Gen. Robert E. Lee directed Longstreet to disengage from Suffolk (Suffolk, Virginia) and rejoin the Army of Northern Virginia at Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia). By May 4, the last of Longstreet's command had crossed the Blackwater River en route to Richmond (Richmond, Virginia). Background When Maj. Gen. (Major general (United States)) Ambrose Burnside was relieved of command of the Union's Army of the Potomac (following the disastrous Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 and the fiasco of his Mud March (Mud March (American Civil War)) in January 1863), his replacement, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, immediately began reorganizing and training his army, in winter quarters outside of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia). One of his most significant actions was to combine smaller cavalry units, spread out across the army, into a single Cavalry Corps, led by Maj. Gen. George Stoneman. Up until this time, the Union cavalry had been consistently outperformed by their Confederate counterparts, commanded by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart. Although they possessed superior equipment and had the advantage of a plentiful supply of men and federal horses, the Union cavalrymen had lacked the confidence, experience, and leadership to challenge Stuart. Salmon, pp. 165-67. The '''Second Battle of Fredericksburg''', also known as the '''Second Battle of Marye's Heights''', took place on May 3, 1863, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, as part of the Battle of Chancellorsville of the American Civil War. Anderson, a supporter of southern secession and states' rights, was commissioned a brigadier general (Brigadier General (CSA)) in the Confederate Army on September 3, 1861. Initially assigned to command the Confederate forces at Wilmington, North Carolina, in April 1862, he was reassigned to the area around Fredericksburg, Virginia, opposite Union (Union Army) Maj. Gen. (Major general (United States)) Irvin McDowell. thumb right 300px Movements in the Overland Campaign, May 27–29, 1864, following the Battle of North Anna (File:Overland Campaign May 27-29.png) As he did after the Wilderness and Spotsylvania, Grant now planned to leave the North Anna in another wide swing around Lee's flank, marching east of the Pamunkey River to screen his movements from the Confederates. He ordered (on May 22) that his supply depots at Belle Plain, Aquia Creek (Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve), and Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia) be moved to a new base at Port Royal, Virginia, on the Rappahannock River. (Six days later the supply base was moved again, from Port Royal to White House (White House (plantation)) on the Pamunkey.) If Grant had decided to move directly south, he would have been forced to cross three rivers, the Little River, the New Found, and the South Anna, minor obstacles that Lee would have to navigate instead. Eicher, pp. 671, 679, 683; Rhea, ''Cold Harbor'', p. 22; Welcher, pp. 981, 986; Furgurson, p. 43. During this period, Confederate General James Longstreet unsuccessfully besieged the town (Siege of Suffolk) with 20,000 men between April 11 and May 4, 1863. He was ordered to disengage by General Robert E. Lee to join the Army of Northern Virginia at Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia). Two months later on July 3, the Union forces abandoned the town for strategic reasons, as decided by General John Adams Dix.


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Saint Petersburg

a more direct role in directing cabinet affairs than he had previously. ) is a chain of hills located to the south of Saint Petersburg. They run to the south-west in the direction of the Izhora Plateau and have an altitude of up to 73 meters. They were used as a natural defense line during the Russian Civil War and the Battle of Leningrad. It is the location of the Pulkovo Observatory


mountains. This topography provides a good natural defense system, which was the primary reason for the Dutch East Indies government's plan to move the colony capital from Batavia to Bandung. '''Sapardi Djoko Damono''' (born March 20, 1940 in Surakarta, Central Java) is an Indonesian poet known for lyrical poems (Lyric poetry), and who is widely regarded as the pioneer of lyrical poetry in Indonesia.

United States

militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country," as stated by James Madison. To this end, there is much overlap between the Militia movement and right-wing antimilitarists, although the two groups are not mutually inclusive. The term "well regulated" in the above quote (and in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution) is taken by such antimilitarists not to mean "regulated by the state

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