Description - Civil War Dictionary by Webb Garrison
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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(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Cumberland House Publishing,US
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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.