the war in the U.S. between the North and the South, 1861–65.
Many of us have tired of the blizzard of histories marking the sesquicentennial of the first years of the American Civil War.
Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed Marc Wortman August 31, 2014
Memorial Day began as Decoration Day, honoring and mourning the soldiers who died in the American Civil War.
Ten Years In, Remembering Our Wars Roy Scranton May 27, 2012
Some 7,000 Confederates set sail for Brazil in the aftermath of the American Civil War, settling in a city called Americana.
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At his side, volunteering to help the wounded, is the poet laureate of the American Civil War himself, Walt Whitman.
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She also did much for the relief of wounded soldiers during the American Civil War.
The Liberty Girl Rena I. Halsey
He came from that school of freebooters that was let loose by the American Civil War.
Great Pirate Stories Various
The American Civil War, like every war, stimulated the elemental passions and nourished criminal tendencies.
Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
It is the optimism of a person who has seen the American Civil War.
Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys
This opened again the slavery question, and there was begun that agitation which finally resulted in the great American Civil War.
History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Volume 3 Joseph Smith
The American Civil War emphasized the necessity for measures of defence.
George Brown John Lewis
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. noun a glazed or waterproofed cotton cloth
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a large, reddish-brown cockroach, Periplaneta americana, found originally in the southern U.S. but now widely distributed.
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Trademark. a standardized college admissions test developed by ACT, Inc., measuring English, mathematics, reading, and science skills: originally an abbreviation of American College Testing/American College Test. Compare . Association of Classroom Teachers. Australian Capital Territory. noun something done or performed; a deed the performance of some physical or mental process; action (capital when part of […]
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See under 1 (def 4). a malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish-brown color: used in large quantities as an electrical conductor and in the manufacture of alloys, as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; atomic weight: 63.54; atomic number: 29; specific gravity: 8.92 at 20°C. a metallic reddish brown. a coin composed of copper, […]