Federal soldier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Federal soldier a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
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Usage

In literature:

My mother called to me to come out and told me they were Federal soldiers and I could tell it by their blue uniforms.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
It was still early in the morning, about five or six o'clock, and, as yet, all was quiet in our front; we hadn't even seen a Federal soldier.
"From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign" by William Meade Dame
None of us had imagined that we could welcome the presence of Federal soldiers with so much satisfaction.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
There was no random firing on the part of the Federation soldiers.
"The Angel of the Revolution" by George Griffith
Not a jeer, nor a taunt from a Federal soldier.
"A Daughter of the Union" by Lucy Foster Madison
Four or five federal soldiers lost their lives in this affair, but the loss of the Confederates is unknown to the writer.
"The Strange Story of Harper's Ferry" by Joseph Barry
Far different from what he had expected, not a jeer or taunt came from any one of the Federal soldiers.
"My Cave Life in Vicksburg" by Mary Ann Loughborough
In 1865 the federal soldiers in Tuscaloosa, Greensboro, Eutaw and other towns subjected the people to very offensive regulations.
"When the Ku Klux Rode" by Eyre Damer
The Versaillese at once seized the soldiers fighting in the ranks of the Federals and shot them.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
The Federal gunboats shelled homes and landed soldiers who carried off everything they could find.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
At this time the nearest Federal soldiers were more than two hundred miles away.
"Capturing a Locomotive" by William Pittenger
A detail of Federal soldiers kept all our private Confederates on the boat.
"The Women of the Confederacy" by J. L. Underwood
That Federal soldiers were overpowered and destroyed in the forests by the dogs, and their brutal owners, there is evidence.
"Martyria" by Augustus C. Hamlin
In truth the Federal soldiers had paid dearly for their victory.
"Legends of Loudoun" by Harrison Williams
About this time the soldiers on both sides had considerable amusement over a Federal signal station that was inside our lines as we had laid them.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
I regret very much that Federal soldiers have ever felt constrained to resort to such acts of retaliation.
"Four Years A Scout and Spy" by E. C. Downs
The part the soldiers played, Federal and Confederate, in restoring the Union, is a short story.
"The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences" by Hilary Abner Herbert
The Federal soldiers garrisoned all important places.
"Old Times in Dixie Land" by Caroline E. Merrick
When suddenly there arrived on the scene an ambulance pulled by a team of four splendid mules and thirteen Federal soldiers alighted.
"Memoirs of a Veteran Who Served as a Private in the 60's in the War Between the States" by Isaac Hermann
There are plenty of honest and truthful soldiers in the Federal army, who served in its ranks, to tell all we want and more.
"Life in Dixie during the War" by Mary A. H. Gay
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In news:

The federal judge preparing to preside over the case brought by Oregon National Guard soldiers against defense contractor KBR Inc has denied KBR's request to apply Iraqi or Texas law to the question of punitive damages .
A federal jury in Texas on Thursday found 29-year-old Samuel Walker, a soldier from Colorado Springs Colo.
An AWOL soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Fort Hood troops has been sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Texas.
A federal judge will try again to sentence an AWOL soldier convicted of planning to blow up a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers.
(AP) — An Iraq war contractor that lost an $85 million verdict to a group of sickened Oregon soldiers has filed a lawsuit seeking to force the federal government to pay the soldiers' damages.
Six men accused of plotting to attack soldiers at Fort Dix pleaded not guilty Thursday as a federal judge promised to have the trial wrapped up by the end of the year.
Soldier impersonator dies in federal prison.
Readers debate how to cut the federal deficit , praise honoring fallen soldiers.
ISAF soldiers with the German Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) pass by Afghan men on donkeys during a patrol in the mountains above Feyzabad, northern Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept 27, 2008.
Part-time soldiers who lose limbs in the line of duty will now be treated the same as regular members of the Canadian military following insurance improvements passed Thursday by the federal Treasury Board.
Naser Jason Abdo, who reportedly told federal investigators he wanted to die a martyr after blowing up a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers, was charged with assaulting a McLennan County jailer this week.
A Jamaican woman accused of entering into a "sham marriage" with a Kansas soldier faces a federal trial Tuesday during which jurors must decide whether she wed for love or for immigration purposes in a criminal prosecution.
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors say two former US military members from Texas have been sentenced for their roles in an alleged scheme among several soldiers that rolled up $244,000 in fraudulent recruiting bonuses.
The federal judge preparing to preside over the case brought by Oregon National Guard soldiers against defense contractor KBR Inc has denied KBR's request to apply Iraqi or Texas law to the question of punitive damages.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday tried to reassure US soldiers, a group hit hard by high unemployment, that the Fed is working to strengthen the economy.
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