Historical Dictionary of the Civil War, 1st Edition

  • Terry L. Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0810859262
  • ISBN-13: 9780810859265
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1701 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released May 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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Overview

Provides coverage of the underlying economic causes, the progressively divisive political developments, the outbreak of the war itself. Includes the military campaigns, year-by-year and battle-by-battle.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Editor’s Foreword.
Preface.
Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Maps.
Civil War Chronology.
Introduction.
1: Abatis.
2: Abercrombie, John Joseph (1798–1877) USA.
3: Abolitionists.
4: Accouterments.
5: Acoustic Shadow.
6: Adairsville, Georgia, Battle of (May 17, 1864).
7: Adams, Charles Francis, Sr. (1807–1886) USA.
8: Adams, Daniel Weisiger (1821–1872) CSA.
9: Adams, John (1825–1864) CSA.
10: Adams, William Wirt (1819–1888) CSA.
11: Alabama.
12: Alabama Claims.
13: Alabama, CSS.
14: Albemarle, CSS.
15: Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, Battle of (May 5, 1864).
16: Aldie, Virginia, Battle of (June 17, 1863).
17: Alexander, Edward Porter (1835–1910) CSA.
18: Allatoona Pass, Georgia, Battle of (October 5, 1864).
19: Allen, Henry Watkins (1820–1866) CSA.
20: Allen, Robert (1811–1886) USA.
21: Allen, William Wirt (1835–1894) CSA.
22: Alligator, USS.
23: Allison, Alexander (Dates Unknown) USA.
24: Alton Prison, Illinois.
25: Alvord, Benjamin (1813–1884) USA.
26: Ambulance Corps.
27: Amelia Springs, Virginia, Battle of (April 5, 1865).
28: American Anti-Slavery Society.
29: American Colonization Society.
30: American Flag Dispatch.
31: Ames, Adelbert (1835–1933) USA.
32: Ammen, Jacob (1806–1894) USA.
33: Amnesty Proclamations.
34: Anaconda Plan.
35: Anderson, George Burgwyn (1831–1862) CSA.
36: Anderson, George Thomas (1824–1901) CSA.
37: Anderson, James Patton (1822–1872) CSA.
38: Anderson, Joseph Reid (1813–1892) CSA.
39: Anderson, Richard Heron (1821–1879) CSA.
40: Anderson, Robert (1805–1871) USA.
41: Anderson, Robert Houstoun (1835–1888) CSA.
42: Anderson, Samuel Read (1804–1883) CSA.
43: Anderson, William “Bloody Bill” (1840–1864) CSA.
44: Andersonville Prison.
45: Andrews, Christopher Columbus (1829–1922) USA.
46: Andrews, George Leonard (1828–1899) USA.
47: Andrews, John Albion (1818–1867) USA.
48: Andrews’ Raid (April 7–13, 1862).
49: Antietam, Maryland, Campaign and Battle of (September 4–20, 1862).
50: Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House, Virginia, Battle of (April 8, 1865).
51: Appomattox, Virginia, Campaign (April 1–9, 1865).
52: Archer, James Jay (1817–1864) CSA.
53: Arkansas.
54: Arkansas, CSS.
55: Arkansas Post, Arkansas, Battle of (January 10–11, 1863).
56: Armistead, Lewis Addison (1817–1863) CSA.
57: Armstrong, Frank Crawford (1835–1909) CSA.
58: Armstrong Gun.
59: Army.
60: Army of East Tennessee (Confederate).
61: Army of Eastern Kentucky (Confederate).
62: Army of Georgia (Union).
63: Army of Kansas (Union).
64: Army of Kentucky (Confederate).
65: Army of Kentucky (Union).
66: Army of Louisiana (Confederate).
67: Army of Middle Tennessee (Confederate).
68: Army of Mississippi, or Army of the Mississippi (Confederate).
69: Army of Missouri (Confederate).
70: Army of Mobile (Confederate).
71: Army of New Mexico (Confederate).
72: Army of Northern Virginia (Confederate).
73: Army of Pensacola (Confederate).
74: Army of Richmond (Confederate).
75: Army of Southwest Missouri (Union).
76: Army of Tennessee (Confederate).
77: Army of the Allegheny (Confederate).
78: Army of the Cumberland (Union).
79: Army of the Frontier (Union).
80: Army of the Gulf (Union).
81: Army of the James (Union).
82: Army of the Kanawha (Confederate).
83: Army of the Mississippi (Union).
84: Army of the Mountain Department (Union).
85: Army of the North (Confederate).
86: Army of the Northwest (Confederate).
87: Army of the Ohio (Union).
88: Army of the Peninsula (Confederate).
89: Army of the Potomac (Confederate).
90: Army of the Potomac (Union).
91: Army of the Shenandoah (Confederate).
92: Army of the Shenandoah (Union).
93: Army of the Southwest (Union).
94: Army of the Tennessee (Union).
95: Army of the Trans-Mississippi (Confederate).
96: Army of the West (Confederate).
97: Army of Vicksburg (Confederate).
98: Army of Virginia (Union).
99: Army of West Tennessee (Confederate).
100: Army of West Tennessee (Union).
101: Army of West Virginia (Union).
102: Arnold, Lewis Golding (1817–1871) USA.
103: Arnold, Richard (1828–1882) USA.
104: Arnold, Samuel Bland (1834–1906) CSA.
105: Art.
106: Artillery.
107: Asboth, Alexander Sandor (1811–1868) USA.
108: Ashby, Turner (1828–1862) CSA.
109: Atlanta, CSS.
110: Atlanta, Georgia, Battle of (July 22, 1864).
111: Atlanta, Georgia, Campaign (May 7–September 2, 1864).
112: Atzerodt, George A. (1835–1865) CSA.
113: Auburn, Virginia, Battle of (October 13–14, 1863).
114: Augur, Christopher Columbus (1821–1898) USA.
115: Augusta (Georgia) Arsenal.
116: Augusta (Georgia) Powder Works.
117: Averasboro, North Carolina, Battle of (March 16, 1865).
118: Averell, William Woods (1832–1900) USA.
119: Ayres, Romeyn Beck (1825–1888) USA.
120: Bagby, Arthur Pendleton (1832–1921) CSA.
121: Bailey, Joseph (1825–1867) USA.
122: Bailey, Theodorus (1805–1877) USA.
123: Baird, Absalom (1824–1905) USA.
124: Baker, Alpheus (1828–1891) CSA.
125: Baker, Edward Dickinson (1811–1861) USA.
126: Baker, Lafayette Curry (1826–1868) USA.
127: Baker, Laurence Simmons (1830–1907) CSA.
128: Baldwin, William Edwin (1827–1864) CSA.
129: Balloons.
130: Ball’s Bluff, Virginia, Battle of (October 21, 1861).
131: Baltimore, Maryland, Riot (April 19, 1861).
132: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss (1816–1894) USA.
133: Bar Shot.
134: Barbette.
135: Barksdale, William (1821–1863) CSA.
136: Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade.
137: Barlow, Francis Channing (1834–1896) USA.
138: Barnard, George N. (1819–1902) USA.
139: Barnard, John Gross (1815–1882) USA.
140: Barnes, James (1801–1869) USA.
141: Barnes, Joseph K. (1817–1883) USA.
142: Barnwell, Robert Woodward (1801–1882) CSA.
143: Barringer, Rufus (1821–1895) CSA.
144: Barron, Samuel (1809–1888) CSA.
145: Barry, John Decatur (1839–1867) CSA.
146: Barry, William Farquhar (1818–1879) USA.
147: Bartlett, Joseph Jackson (1834–1893) USA.
148: Bartlett, William Francis (1840–1876) USA.
149: Barton, Clara Harlowe (1821–1912) USA.
150: Barton, Seth Maxwell (1829–1900) CSA.
151: Bartow, Francis Stebbins (1816–1861) CSA.
152: Bate, William Brimage (1826–1905) CSA.
153: Bates, Edward (1793–1869) USA.
154: Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
155: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Battle of (August 5, 1862).
156: Battle, Cullen Andrews (1829–1905) CSA.
157: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”.
158: Baxley, Catherine Virginia (1812–?) CSA.
159: Baxter, Henry (1821–1873) USA.
160: Baxter Springs, Kansas, Massacre at (October 6, 1863).
161: Bayard, George Dashiel (1835–1862) USA.
162: Baylor, John Robert (1822–1894) CSA.
163: Baylor’s “Buffalo Hunt” (May 1–August 1, 1861).
164: Bayonet.
165: Bayou Bourbeau, Louisiana, Battle of (November 3, 1863).
166: Bayou Fourche, Arkansas, Battle of (September 10, 1863).
167: Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana, Battle of (July 13, 1863).
168: Bayou Teche, Louisiana, Campaign (March 25–May 7, 1863).
169: Beal, George Lafayette (1825–1896) USA.
170: Beale, Richard Lee Turberville (1819–1893) CSA.
171: Beall, John Yates (1835–1865) CSA.
172: Beall, Lloyd James (1808–1887) CSA.
173: Beall, William Nelson Rector (1825–1883) CSA.
174: Bean’s Station, Tennessee, Battle of (December 14, 1863).
175: Beardslee Telegraph.
176: Beatty, John (1828–1914) USA.
177: Beatty, Samuel (1820–1885) USA.
178: Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (1818–1893) CSA.
179: Bee, Barnard Elliott (1824–1861) CSA.
180: Bee, Hamilton Prioleau (1822–1897) CSA.
181: Beecher, Henry Ward (1813–1887) USA.
182: “Beecher’s Bibles”.
183: “Beefsteak Raid” (September 14–17, 1864).
184: Belknap, William Worth (1829–1890) USA.
185: Bell, John (1797–1869) USA.
186: Bell, Tyree Harris (1815–1902) CSA.
187: Belle Isle Prison.
188: Belmont, Missouri, Battle of (November 7, 1861).