Union forces, trained and organized by Gen. George B. McClellan, that guarded Washington, D.C., against a Confederate invasion across the Potomac and fought battles in the eastern sector during the Civil War.
Confederate forces from the Alexandria, Potomac, and Shenandoah districts from mid–1861 to mid–1862: later known as Army of Northern Virginia.
- Army of the united states
the army or armies referred to in the U.S. Constitution, especially consisting of the Regular Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve.
- Army strawberries
army strawberries noun phrase Prunes (WWII)
- Army surplus
noun, adjective equipment, clothing, and other goods that are made in excess of the army’s requirements Contemporary Examples Sergei was wearing his uniform off-duty when I met him: a khaki t-shirt and a pair of army surplus pants. Corruption Eats Away at Ukraine Military Charles McPhedran October 20, 2014
- Army worm
the caterpillar of a noctuid moth, Pseudaletia unipuncta, that often travels in large numbers over a region, destroying crops of wheat, corn, etc. any of the larvae of several related moths having similar habits. Historical Examples His enemies are drought, excessive rains, the ball worm, and the army worm; his best friend a long picking […]