Johnny Reb


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Johnny Reb

a Confederate soldier or a resident of the Confederate states. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"How good was that team of yours, Durv?" Murtaugh wore a warm smile on his face as he looked down the sweep of the valley and across the low spread of scrub and meadow between their position and Johnny Reb's.
As the great grandson of the slave-owner, Hezekiah, a Johnny Reb, Foote was well-placed to write about the battles from a Southern perspective.
But I remember it well, and that's why Dracula cuts an unconvincing figure as a laid-back Johnny Reb with flowers in his hair and nothing in his pockets but his hands.
Dingwall's teleplay for the "Johnny Reb" episode of long-running police series "Homicide" won the 1970 Australian Writers' Guild award.
Favourite-backers were given a fright when First Boy, who had been backed from 9-4 into 13-8 for the maiden hurdle, got a hefty bump when Johnny Reb ran out through the inside rail before the second flight.
Wiley, The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy (Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 1943), 337.
Hannon had earlier initiated a treble when Johnny Reb finally got his head in front at the ninth time of asking, holding off Dennis Our Menace by a short head for the Axminster Apprentice Handicap.
Maroun also saddles Johnny Reb and Marati's Magic in the race, but these two look outclassed.
Wiley--Life of Johnny Reb and Billy Yank--were among the first to examine the lives of the common Civil War soldier on the basis of their own writings and recollections.
But, as Wiley concluded, "the similarities of Billy Yank and Johnny Reb far outweighed their differences.
Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb, and the Good Templars, by David M.
The mere thought of a Negro in a uniform was enough to arouse the ire of the average Johnny Reb; he was wont to see in the arming of the Negroes the fruition of oft repeated Yankee efforts to incite slave insurrections and to establish racial equality.