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Civil War Dictionary
By Webb Garrison

Civil War Dictionary

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Civil War Dictionary by Webb Garrison

Book Description

Featuring over 2,500 entries, discover the vibrant and colourful lingo of the American Civil War. In the more than 140 years since the end of the American Civil War, the American language has changed considerably. The meanings of many words and phrases that were in common use at the time have become obscure or lost completely.Drawing on nearly 30 years' research, "Webb Garrison's Civil War Dictionary" provides readers with an invaluable and insightful reference source on the language - including nicknames and slang - of the Civil War period.Featuring more than 2,500 entries, and accompanied by 250 illustrations, this volume will re-connect historians, students, and anyone else, with the vibrant language of the three and a half million soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581826753
ISBN-10: 1581826753
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Webb Garrison

Curiosities of the Civil War by Webb Garrison Curiosities of the Civil War, Hardback (February 2011)

Previously published as two separate works: Civil War curiosities in 1994, and More Civil War curiosities in 1995.

What's in a Word by Webb Garrison What's in a Word, Paperback (February 2010)

Have you ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed? Did you make it to that early morning meeting by the skin of your teeth? This encyclopedia includes more than three hundred fifty words and phrases and information on how they evolved.

Great Stories of the American Revolution by Webb Garrison Great Stories of the American Revolution, Paperback / softback (July 2008)

Fifty-three fascinating tales introduce readers to the people, places, and events that shaped a nation and changed the world. Indexed and illustrated.

Encyclopedia Civil War Usage by Webb Garrison Encyclopedia Civil War Usage, Paperback (August 2002)

Researched by a bestselling author, this compendium of more than 2,500 entries and 250 illustrations covers the terms, equipment, and organization of the three million soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

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Author Biography - Webb Garrison

Webb Garrison Sr. was the former associate dean of Emory University, and the best-selling author of more than 50 books on the American Civil War. Cheryl Garrison, Webb Garrison's daughter, is a writer, researcher, and editor.

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