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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: BOYLE, Jeremiah Tilford USA pcboyle, Mar 29, 2014
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  3. Terms beginning with the letter: C

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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: Muster-out Roll pgraves, Dec 5, 2013
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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: quadroon donna, Sep 14, 2012
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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: Somebody's Darlin' donna, Jan 16, 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: Varuna, USS 1950lemans, Mar 9, 2014
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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: Booth, John Wilkes TinCan, Apr 15, 2015
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  30. Horses of the Civil War

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    Latest: Last Act of Service lelliott19, Mar 29, 2015
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  31. Civil War Medical Terms

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    Latest: "Laudable pus" Allie, Mar 11, 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, Apr 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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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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