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- proper noun A war fought in the
United Statesbetween 1861 and 1865, between the Northern states ( Union) and Southern states ( Confederacy).
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- noun civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
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The close of the American Civil War set loose many Irish veterans who eagerly enlisted in the cause of "the Irish Republic."
The history of the American Civil War has become lost in the "Myth" of the American Civil War.
Gettysburg is considered the turning point of the American Civil War by some historians; others argue the South was doomed after Antietam in 1862.
His book is about the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 but he's talking about the American Civil War - which some of his readers could remember having fought … … and today it is 2008 - and we have what these guys would have considered science-fiction warfare going on in Iraq War II and the Afghan Conflict ….
Over 130 years ago following the American Civil War, Julia Ward Howe wrote the
When the American Civil War started, Confederate Robert E. Lee owned no slaves.