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.
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Terms: A

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Terms: B

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Terms: C

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Terms: D

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Terms: E

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Terms: F

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Terms: G

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Gun

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Terms: I

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Terms: J

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Terms: K

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Terms: L

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Terms: M

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Terms: N

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Terms: O

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Terms: P

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Terms: Q

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Terms: R

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Terms: S

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Terms: T

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Terms: U

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Terms: V

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Terms: W

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Terms: X

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Terms: Y

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Terms: Z

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Numbered Terms

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  • crowbar

Nicknames

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Quotations

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Horses

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Medical Terms

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Modern Terms

Terms used by Reenactors & on the Internet
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Naval Terms

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On This Day

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The Civil War on the Web

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Calendar Threads

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