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Civil War Terms and Definitions, A

AbatisA network of formidable obstacles consisting to trees and large limbs carefully arranged with the branches pointed outward to hinder enemy attacks. AbolitionismA movement … Read more

Civil War Terms and Definitions, C

CaissonA two-wheeled vehicle with large chests used for carrying artillery ammunition. CanisterA can-shaped casement containing grapeshot. When fired from cannon, canisters exploded, scattering grape-sized … Read more