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Orange and Alexandria Railroad

Index Orange and Alexandria Railroad

The Orange and Alexandria Railroad (O&A) was a railroad in Virginia, United States. [1]

43 relations: Alexandria, Virginia, American Civil War, Amtrak, Arrangements between railroads, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Battle of Brandy Station, Buckingham Branch Railroad, Charlottesville, Virginia, Commuter rail in North America, Confederate States Army, Edward Carrington Marshall, First Battle of Bull Run, Gordonsville, Virginia, John S. Barbour, John S. Barbour Jr., Lynchburg, Virginia, Manassas Gap Railroad, Manassas Station Operations (Stonewall Jackson), Manassas, Virginia, Norfolk and Western Railway, Norfolk Southern Railway, Orange and Alexandria Railroad Hooff's Run Bridge, Orange County, Virginia, Orange, Virginia, Panic of 1873, Panic of 1893, Rapidan Passenger Depot, Reconstruction era, Richmond and Danville Railroad, Richmond, Virginia, Second Battle of Bull Run, Second Battle of Rappahannock Station, Shenandoah Valley, Southern Railway (U.S.), Southside Railroad (Virginia), Stonewall Jackson, Union Army, Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Railway Express, Washington, D.C..

Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Arrangements between railroads

Railway companies can interact with and control others in many ways.

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.

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Battle of Brandy Station

The Battle of Brandy Station, also called the Battle of Fleetwood Hill, was the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the American Civil War, as well as the largest ever to take place on American soil.

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Buckingham Branch Railroad

Buckingham Branch Railroad is a Class III short-line railroad operating over 275 miles (443 km) of historic and strategic trackage in Central Virginia.

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Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville, colloquially known as C'ville and officially named the City of Charlottesville, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Commuter rail in North America

Commuter rail services in the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Panama provide common carrier passenger transportation along railway tracks, with scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis, primarily for short-distance (local) travel between a central business district and adjacent suburbs and regional travel between cities of a conurbation.

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Confederate States Army

The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

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Edward Carrington Marshall

Edward Carrington Marshall (January 13, 1805 – February 8, 1882) was a Virginia farmer, planter, businessman, and politician.

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First Battle of Bull Run

The First Battle of Bull Run (the name used by Union forces), also known as the First Battle of Manassas.

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Gordonsville, Virginia

Gordonsville is a town in Orange County in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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John S. Barbour

John Strode Barbour Sr. (August 8, 1790 – January 12, 1855) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia.

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John S. Barbour Jr.

John Strode Barbour Jr. (December 29, 1820May 14, 1892) was a U.S. Representative and a Senator from Virginia.

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Lynchburg, Virginia

Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Manassas Gap Railroad

The Manassas Gap Railroad (MGRR) ran from Mount Jackson, Virginia, to the Orange and Alexandria Railroad's Manassas Junction, which later became the city of Manassas, Virginia.

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Manassas Station Operations (Stonewall Jackson)

The Manassas Station Operations included the operations known as Bristoe Station, Kettle Run, Bull Run Bridge, or Union Mills.

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Manassas, Virginia

Manassas (formerly Manassas Junction) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Norfolk and Western Railway

The Norfolk and Western Railway was a US class I railroad, formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982.

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Norfolk Southern Railway

The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Orange and Alexandria Railroad Hooff's Run Bridge

The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Hooff's Run Bridge is a bridge in Alexandria, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

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Orange County, Virginia

Orange County is a county located in the Central Piedmont region of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Orange, Virginia

Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States.

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Panic of 1873

The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries (France and Britain).

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Panic of 1893

The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States that began in 1893 and ended in 1897.

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Rapidan Passenger Depot

The Rapidan Passenger Depot is located at the junction of VA 614, VA 615, and VA 673 in Rapidan, Virginia, United States.

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Reconstruction era

The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.

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Richmond and Danville Railroad

The Richmond and Danville Railroad (R&D) Company was a railroad that operated independently from 1847 until 1894, first in the U.S. state of Virginia and later on of track in nine states.

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Second Battle of Bull Run

The Second Battle of Bull Run or Battle of Second Manassas was fought August 28–30, 1862 in Prince William County, Virginia, as part of the American Civil War.

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Second Battle of Rappahannock Station

The Second Battle of Rappahannock Station took place on November 7, 1863, near the village of Rappahannock Station (now Remington, Virginia), on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, between Confederate forces under Maj. Gen. Jubal Early and Union forces under Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick as part of the Bristoe Campaign of the American Civil War.

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Shenandoah Valley

The Shenandoah Valley is a geographic valley and cultural region of western Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in the United States.

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Southern Railway (U.S.)

The Southern Railway (also known as Southern Railway Company and now known as the current incarnation of the Norfolk Southern Railway) is a name of a class 1 railroad that was based in the Southern United States.

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Southside Railroad (Virginia)

The Southside Railroad was formed in Virginia in 1846.

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Stonewall Jackson

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) served as a Confederate general (1861–1863) during the American Civil War, and became one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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Virginia

Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Virginia and Tennessee Railroad

The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad was an historic gauge railroad in the Southern United States, much of which is incorporated into the modern Norfolk Southern Railway.

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Virginia Central Railroad

The Virginia Central Railroad was an early railroad in the U.S. state of Virginia that operated between 1850 and 1868 from Richmond westward for to Covington.

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Virginia General Assembly

The Virginia General Assembly is the legislative body of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World, established on July 30, 1619.

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Virginia Railway Express

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is a commuter rail service that connects the Northern Virginia suburbs to Union Station in Washington, D.C., via two lines: the Fredericksburg Line from Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the Manassas Line from Broad Run/Airport station in Bristow, Virginia.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Redirects here:

Charlottesville and Rapidan Railroad, Orange & Alexandria Railroad, Orange, Alexandria & Manassas Railroad, Orange, Alexandria and Manassas Railroad.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_and_Alexandria_Railroad

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