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The Civil War from A to Z

A community project for an index of Civil War Terms and their definitions. Common words and slang of the period, technical terms, biographical information, weapons, battles, nicknames, medical terms, and reenactment terminology are all defined.

  1. Terms beginning with the letter: A

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  2. Terms beginning with the letter: B

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    Latest: Benavides, Santos CSA bdtex, Nov 23, 2015
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  3. Terms beginning with the letter: C

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    Latest: CHRYSLER, Morgan Henry hrobalabama, Jul 22, 2015
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  4. Terms beginning with the letter: D

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    Latest: The term 'do' Cavalry Charger, Jan 30, 2017
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  5. Terms beginning with the letter: E

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    Latest: Ensign samhood, Dec 31, 2016
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  6. Terms beginning with the letter: F

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    Latest: Fort Pillow major bill, Jan 25, 2017
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  7. Terms beginning with the letter: G

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    Latest: Greek Fire Drew, Feb 8, 2015
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  8. Terms beginning with the letter: H

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  9. Terms beginning with the letter: I

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    Latest: "The Immortal Regiment" donna, Sep 20, 2012
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  10. Terms beginning with the letter: J

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    Latest: Jailbird jessgettysburg1863, Aug 16, 2012
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  11. Terms beginning with the letter: K

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  12. Terms beginning with the letter: L

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    Latest: Lincoln, Abraham civilwartalk, Jan 24, 2014
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  13. Terms beginning with the letter: M

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    Latest: Mosby, Colonel John S RebelHeart, Mar 13, 2016
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  14. Terms beginning with the letter: N

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    Latest: nine-month man donna, Jun 18, 2012
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  15. Terms beginning with the letter: O

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    Latest: "Oh, cow" donna, Sep 12, 2012
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  16. Terms beginning with the letter: P

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    Latest: PIERCE, John Whatley CSA robfergusonjr, Feb 12, 2017
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  17. Terms beginning with the letter: Q

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    Latest: Captain Edwin Terrell JaneQuantrill, Aug 24, 2015
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  18. Terms beginning with the letter: R

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    Latest: Redlegs J.W. Dumas, May 9, 2013
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  19. Terms beginning with the letter: S

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    Latest: SPANN, Samuel G. CSA robfergusonjr, Feb 11, 2017
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  20. Terms beginning with the letter: T

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  21. Terms beginning with the letter: U

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    Latest: Uncle Sam's Web Feet Bmac48, Nov 19, 2010
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  22. Terms beginning with the letter: V

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    Latest: Vulnus Sclopeticum chellers, Jan 11, 2016
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  23. Terms beginning with the letter: W

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    Latest: Wee Nee Volunteers McCantsJ, Sep 14, 2016
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  24. Terms beginning with the letter: X

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    Latest: Xavier Debray Capt. Glasgow, Jan 28, 2015
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  25. Terms beginning with the letter: Y

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    35
    Latest: Yaupon Tea CSA Today, Oct 8, 2012
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  26. Terms beginning with the letter: Z

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    Latest: Zagonyi's Charge noman, Apr 8, 2015
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  27. Terms beginning with any number.

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    Latest: 48 Hours sgtabj, Aug 19, 2001
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  28. Nicknames of the Civil War

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  29. Civil War Quotations

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  30. Horses of the Civil War

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    Latest: Fly By Night lelliott19, Jan 15, 2017
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  31. Civil War Medical Terms

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    Latest: Catlin - Surgical Instrument lelliott19, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:11 PM
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  32. Modern Terms used by Reenactors & on the Internet

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    Latest: BGB LT.J.H.McDaniel, Jul 1, 2012
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  33. Civil War Naval Terms

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    Latest: Older Naval History; Curious Drew, May 2, 2015
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  34. The American Civil War on the Web

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    Latest: Stone Sentinels ddwhite14040, Jul 3, 2016
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