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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: Accouterments JOHN42768, Aug 12, 2017
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  2. Terms beginning with the letter: B

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    Latest: James D. Boles James N., Aug 11, 2017
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  3. Terms beginning with the letter: C

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    Latest: Cynthiana, Battle of OhioatPerryville, Aug 13, 2017
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  4. Terms beginning with the letter: D

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  5. Terms beginning with the letter: E

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    58
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    76
    Latest: Ensign samhood, Dec 31, 2016
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  6. Terms beginning with the letter: F

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    Latest: Frank (mascot) LoyaltyOfDogs, Apr 21, 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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    Latest: Hood, John Bell CSA Tin cup, Mar 10, 2017
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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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    118
    Latest: Lincoln, Abraham civilwartalk, Jan 24, 2014
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  13. Terms beginning with the letter: M

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    55,770
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    156
    Latest: Monuments Toothman, Aug 13, 2017
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  14. Terms beginning with the letter: N

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    41
    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: Philippi, Battle of wingatecivilwar5, Jul 27, 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: Special Order No. 112 robfergusonjr, May 9, 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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    30
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    41,408
    Messages:
    38
    Latest: Uniforms Toothman, Apr 26, 2017
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  22. Terms beginning with the letter: V

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    66
    Latest: Vulnus Sclopeticum chellers, Jan 11, 2016
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  23. Terms beginning with the letter: W

    Discussions:
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    Latest: Webfoot gary, Apr 23, 2017
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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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    Messages:
    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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    104,600
    Messages:
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    Latest: A Horse's Last Act of Service donna, May 4, 2017
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  31. Civil War Medical Terms

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    Latest: Febris Int. EJ Zander, Jun 10, 2017
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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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