Secession, War of

(redirected from American Civil War)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln

Secession, War of:

see Civil WarCivil War,
in U.S. history, conflict (1861–65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Though the UK remained officially neutral throughout the American Civil War, the Lelia comprises evidence of the British financing of blockade runners that sent munitions and luxuries to Confederate ports in return for cotton and tobacco.
At the beginning of the American Civil War, the Confederacy lacked the manufacturing capability to sustain a war with the more industrialised northern Union.
Cooper Wingert is the author of a dozen books and numerous articles on slavery and the American Civil War. His book "The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg" won the 2012 Dr.
Thomas Summers's Private Hercules McGraw: Poems of the American Civil War is a beautiful expose on the human condition in wonderful, flowing prose that is as naked as man and as stark as war.
"The Coming of the Lord: The Northern Protestant Clergy and the Civil War Crisis." In Religion and the American Civil War, ed.
Part of an American Civil War history series for middle school students, "An Overview of the American Civil War Through Primary Sources" presents an illustrated overview of the American Civil War, with information on the causes of conflict, Union vs.
The preeminent American historian Shelby Foote, who wrote the definitive work on the American Civil War, said: "The first word that I have for Abraham Lincoln is genius."
Archaeologists claim to have found the remains of a wall belonging to the largest American Civil War prisoner of war (PoW) camp - Camp Lawton - in the southeastern American state of Georgia.
Spain and the American Civil War. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2011.
9.15 The Wright Stuff 11.10 Reza, Spice Prince of India (T) 11.40 Andy Bates Street Feasts (T) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime (T) 12.15 Celebrity Big Brother (T) (R) 1.15 Pawn Stars The team questions the authenticity of an American Civil War sabre.
The National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, has acquired a collection of over 200 books and periodical issues related to the literary achievements of the prominent American Civil War surgeon S.
Encyclopedia browser ?
Full browser ?