Confederate soldier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Confederate soldier a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
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Usage

In literature:

They found it on that Confederate soldier that captured you.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
In the morning the breakfast was enough to craze a Confederate soldier.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
Her voting population was barely 100,000, but she furnished, when the test came, 120,000 soldiers to the Confederate army.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
Silence fell between them, while they gazed through the veil of twilight at the marble shaft above the grave of the Confederate soldier.
"Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
All the Confederates were known as "Johnnies," and all Union soldiers as "Yanks.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
I noticed, at other places on the field, the bodies of two Confederate soldiers, whose appearance I shall never forget.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
I looked in and saw a number of Confederate soldiers there, and knew that there was no safety for me.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code" by John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton
The Confederate army was composed of the veterans of Shiloh, and the soldiers formed in the ordeal of Corinth.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
Mr. Cooper was a highly respected citizen and a very gallant Confederate soldier.
"A History of the Town of Fairfax" by Jeanne Johnson Rust
After a long time the doors of the car opened and some Confederate soldiers appeared.
"A Daughter of the Union" by Lucy Foster Madison
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In poetry:

Not as our soldiers died beneath their flags,
Not as in tumult and in blood they fell,
When from their columns, clad in homely rags,
Rose the Confederate yell.
"An Elegiac Ode" by James Barron Hope

In news:

" "Between the Battles," an exhibition exploring the daily life of the Confederate soldier when not in battle.
They seek out Confederate gravesites and erect markers and monuments for fallen Confederate soldiers and various battles and skirmishes.
FULTON — A Confederate soldier sent home from the 1st Missouri Cavalry regiment said the troops under Maj.
Confederate soldier gets his name back.
When it comes to the Gatling gun, perhaps Confederate soldiers put it best: "The Yankees have a gun you load on Monday and shoot all the rest of the week".
It first was observed on May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.
Deep in the collections of the Library of Congress are ghostly images and voices of Union and Confederate soldiers recalling the bloody battles of their youth.
A statue on Dixie State College's campus depicting two Confederate soldiers carrying a Confederate flag was removed Thursday afternoon.
ST GEORGE, Utah — Emotions ran high as Dixie State College removed a bronze statue of Confederate soldiers from campus, the latest skirmish for a school looking for a new identity as it prepares to become a full university.
McGowin descendants hold memorial tribute to Confederate soldier.
A confederate soldier from a plantation-owning family offers the Southern point of view on the Civil War.
For decades, maybe for many decades, nobody examined a hard-bound copy of an 1898 compilation of Confederate Civil War soldier rolls at the Richland County Public Library.
MLive file photo Union soldiers, above, face off against the Confederate troops in Napoleonic formations during the 27th Cascades Civil War Muster last summer.
The dedication of "Appomattox," a statue dedicated to fallen Confederate soldiers from Alexandria, in May 24, 1889.
'The Sons of the Confederate Veterans is about preserving history and the legacy of the citizen-soldier who fought for the Confederacy.
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