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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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    Latest: Artificer drezac, Apr 18, 2015
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  2. Terms beginning with the letter: B

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    Latest: Beardslee Telegraph AndyHall, May 11, 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: Defilading Battery TerryB, Dec 5, 2013
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  5. Terms beginning with the letter: E

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    Latest: every mother's son truthckr, Sep 5, 2012
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  6. Terms beginning with the letter: F

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    Latest: Franklin, Battle of gunny, May 26, 2014
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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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    Latest: Hood, John Bell CSA Lost Cause, Feb 4, 2015
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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: Morass ole, Jun 20, 2015
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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: Picket 12th Missouri Yankee, Dec 18, 2014
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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: SCOTUS chellers, Jul 30, 2015
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  20. Terms beginning with the letter: T

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    Latest: Trash TerryB, Dec 5, 2013
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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: Vivandiere 7th Mississippi Infantry, Aug 7, 2015
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  23. Terms beginning with the letter: W

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    Latest: War paint rpkennedy, Oct 8, 2012
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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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    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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    Latest: Stonewall St Albans Raid, Jan 30, 2015
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  29. Civil War Quotations

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    Latest: Lincoln, Abraham ole, May 16, 2015
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  30. Horses of the Civil War

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    Latest: Bucephalas James N., Jun 19, 2015
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  31. Civil War Medical Terms

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    Latest: "Laudable pus" bdtex, Jul 28, 2015
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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: The Battle of Port Hudson AUG351, Jan 23, 2014
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