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

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    Latest: Carter, John Carpenter CSA gunny, Dec 2, 2013
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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: FOSTER, John Gray gary, Dec 16, 2013
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  7. Terms beginning with the letter: G

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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: 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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  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: Surratt, Mary 7th Mississippi Infantry, Mar 30, 2014
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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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  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: Zouave AUG351, Dec 22, 2013
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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: "PROVOST MARSHALL" donna, Oct 9, 2012
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  29. Civil War Quotations

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    Latest: Original Quotes by CivilWarTalk Board Members unionblue, Apr 19, 2014 at 2:27 AM
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  30. Horses of the Civil War

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    Latest: Kangaroo ole, Feb 28, 2012
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  31. Civil War Medical Terms

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    Latest: "Laudable pus" Littlestown, Jan 5, 2014
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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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  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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