Union soldier

Definitions

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

In literature:

While these struggles were going on in the border commonwealths, the Union soldiers lay inactive along the Potomac.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The back yard is full of Union soldiers!
"A Little Union Scout" by Joel Chandler Harris
He desires to see a soldier of the Union.
"Special Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers
From every point came glorious news of the success of the soldiers that fought for the Union.
"Behind the Scenes" by Elizabeth Keckley
He was dressed in the suit of a Union soldier, and was not Gossley.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
While thus engaged I met two hospital attendants carrying on a stretcher a wounded Union soldier.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
The negro had become a soldier in the Union army, and was helping to crush the rebellion.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
They were not even to disclose the murder of any returned soldier or Union man, if done by any one belonging to this organization.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
Nowhere else at that early period of the war was the fire of the Union soldiers so deliberate and deadly as at Wilson's Creek.
"The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
They get away with more Union soldiers than the guerrillas do.
"Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) The Deacon's Adventures At Chattanooga In Caring For The Boys" by John McElroy
Many of this class were strong Union men, and soldiers in the Union army.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
I was a Union soldier, and was in the wood that night with a party of scouts.
"Moody's Stories" by Dwight Lyman Moody
We drive out to the National Cemetery where 6573 Union soldiers sleep, 5678 of them unknown.
"Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway" by Effie Price Gladding
From farthest south comes the voice of mourning for the soldier of the Union.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
Ninety thousand Union soldiers had been slain, but this last sacrifice overshadowed all.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
I am ready to become a soldier, Levi, and so are the boys, in defence of the Union.
"Brother Against Brother" by Oliver Optic
DJEMAL PASHA, Turkish soldier and politician, and one of the leaders of the Committee of Union and Progress.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The women of America, my boy, are noble creatures, and do not forget the brave soldiers of the Union.
"The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1" by Robert H. Newell
General Buell, of the Union army, received, on the contrary, over twenty thousand new soldiers here.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
Yet not a single Union soldier left the line.
"Chattanooga and Chickamauga" by Henry V. Boynton
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In poetry:

The stone statutes of the abstract Union Soldier
grow slimmer and younger each year-
wasp-waisted, they doze over muskets
and muse through their sideburns…
"For the Union Dead" by Robert Lowell

In news:

On July 2, 1863, Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain valiantly defended Little Round Top, making him by far the best-known Union soldier of the battle today.
Black Union soldiers fought for their freedom in the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs.
Richard Reay, a Clark County Historical Museum volunteer, holds a leather-bound book used as a diary during the Civil War by Union soldier Lewis Sutton.
Henry Pippitt, Union soldier who kept a diary describing life in Company G of the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Community remembers the life of a Union Soldier .
Community members gathered Saturday to remember the life of Union Soldier David Bachman.
0Community members gathered Saturday to remember the life of Union Soldier David Bachman.
Union Soldier Goes Home to New York.
Unions sign on to help build injured Anderson soldier a handicap -accessible home.
The clashes erupted when Iraqi soldiers attempted to search a house belonging to Goran Najam, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan , officials said.
Dated 1688, this rare Warwick County court record signed by wealthy Denbigh planter and court clerk Miles Cary was recently returned to Virginia after being looted by a Union soldier during the Civil War.
Nick Dentamaro Jackson Citizen Patriot A Union soldier rests before the re-enactment of the Battle of Wilson's Creek during the 24th Cascades Civil War Muster .
The photo was provided by the descendants of one of the Union soldiers to the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.
Union occupation of Huntsville, Alabama, began on April 11, 1862, and lasted for the duration of the war, with troops/soldiers coming and going during that time.
Missouri Guard soldiers face off against Union troops during a reenactment of the Battle of Wilson's Creek outside Springfield on Aug 13.
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