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American Civil War

noun
1.
the war in the U.S. between the North and the South, 1861–65.
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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.

  • 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.

  • The American Civil War emphasized the necessity for measures of defence.

    George Brown John Lewis

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