American Civil War


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Noun1.American Civil War - civil war in the United States between the North and the SouthAmerican Civil War - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
battle of Atlanta, Atlanta - a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
Battle of Bull Run, Bull Run - either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
Chancellorsville - a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker
battle of Chattanooga, Chattanooga - in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
battle of Chickamauga, Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
Battle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg - an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee
Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg - a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union
Hampton Roads - a naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac
Kennesaw Mountain - battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Petersburg Campaign, Petersburg - the final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee
battle of Pittsburgh Landing, battle of Shiloh, Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
siege of Vicksburg, Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
Wilderness Campaign - American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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