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Fredericksburg Essential Info

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Fredericksburg is a city nearly half way between Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia.

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  1. Fredericksburg hosted the largest group of soldiers to participate in a Civil War battle.
  2. President James Monroe, who studied law under Thomas Jefferson, practiced law in Fredericksburg,.
  3. Fredericksburg was named after Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of King George II.
  4. The power chord of modern guitar was first developed by Link Wray in Fredericksburg in 1958.
  5. There are no professional sports teams in Fredericksburg

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