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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Congressman Lucian Anderson on his native Kentucky and throughout the nation in the lead up to the U.S. Civil War. The authors cover AndersonAEs early career as an anti-slavery Union man in Kentucky, his election to the U.S.
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19, 1863 after the bloodiest battle of the U.S. Civil War is famed as a celebration of U.S.
Her Canadian grandfather fought in the U.S. Civil War, and her father was born in 1874 in Louisiana, but his birth certificate was unobtainable because the local parish records had burned.
Spielvogel (communication, Hope College, Holland, Michigan) presents a rhetorical analysis of how the National Park Service interprets the U.S. Civil War in three of its most important and popular commemorative sites: Gettysburg National Military Park, Harper's Ferry National Historical Park, and Cold Harbor Visitor Center.
To learn about Jewish life during the U.S. Civil War (aka The War of Northern :-) Aggression), the weekly issues of The Israelite are now available in searchable format on DVD.
The war in Iraq has gone on longer than the U.S. Civil War, the U.S.
The is a companion volume to the author's book on blackpowder revolvers, and starts off with an interesting history of the Italian blackpowder arms trade, which got its start in conjunction with the centennial of the U.S. Civil War. In contrast to other Blue Book publications, this is not a price guide, but a coffee table book that illustrates in large format (including a double gatefold) a variety of commercial and custom muzzleloaders.
This gold watch owned by Abraham Lincoln shows a message marking the start of the U.S. Civil War, uncovered at the National Museum of American History to satisfy a long-held rumour.
COTTON FUELED THE ROCKET SHIPS of Jules Verne's seminal science fiction novel From the Earth to the Moon, published the year the U.S. Civil War ended.

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