Federal soldier


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Noun1.Federal soldier - a member of the Union Army during the American Civil WarFederal soldier - a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
Yank, Yankee, Northerner - an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
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Until recently, many of the women of Diez de Mayo had never even seen a federal soldier.
His sole offense was that he has been a Federal soldier.
An article in the October 23, 1917, issue of the Jackson Daily Clarion-Ledger entitled "Old Federal Soldier Visits Capitol City" sheds more light on the plundering of the city.
Federal soldiers were immediately alerted and raced to the infirmary.
After Federal soldiers burned the Marshall County Court House at Holly Springs, the Methodist Episcopal Church was confiscated and used as a military court until the end of the war.
Shiite militias, federal soldiers, Kurdish troops and Sunni Arab tribes have been battling IS for weeks in some areas but have been unable to clinch a decisive victory.
Shiite militia, federal soldiers, Kurdish troops and Sunni Arab tribes have been battling IS for weeks in some areas but have been unable to clinch a decisive victory.
Kurdish forces moved into areas vacated by Iraqi federal soldiers, putting them in control of disputed areas that they have long wanted to incorporate into their three-province autonomous region, a move Baghdad strongly opposes.
The clash of these two giant armies began when Federal soldiers under Major General John Reynolds rushed to repel a Confederate attack on the morning of July 1, 1863.
It sailed into the brick wall, punching a clean hole near a window and shattering glass, as down in the streets below Federal soldiers retreated from a horde of onrushing Confederates.
In the final two chapters, Faust details postwar efforts to find and retrieve the bodies of all Federal soldiers buried in the South and the subsequent fluctuation in the official lists of Union fatalities.
They are not subject to the UCMJ, receive no federal protection, and can exercise no command over federal Soldiers.

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