Webb Garrison's Civil War Dictionary
An Illustrated Guide to the Everyday Language of Soldiers and CiviliansBook - 2008
"This volume explores standard, slang, and substitute words and phrases in the vocabulary of both Billy Yank and Johnny Reb and their civilian contemporaries. It deals with syntax, battle sectors, and weapons and their components. Prisons, nicknames, generals, officeholders, named guns, horses, ships, and a few famous mascots are also treated"--Page 7.
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Cumberland House, ©2008
Characteristics: 350 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
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