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Union Army

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Union Army the northern army during the American Civil War
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Usage

In literature:

He had just been appointed chaplain in the Union army.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
I seed mos' de mainest generals in de Union Army and some in de Rebel Army.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
They inquired of the guard if they could "jine" the Union army, and the guard referred them to me for an answer.
"Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery." by Ezra Knight Parker
Some of these at once enlisted in the Union army.
"Bugle Blasts" by William E. Crane
But before the entrance of the Union army they had an experience from their friends.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
The ultimatum of President Lincoln was Union, emancipation, disbandment of the Confederate States armies.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
The Union people feared, and our people hoped that it portended the return of the Confederate army.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
Robert Smalls joined the Union army, and after the war became active and prominent in politics.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
The rebel lines extended far beyond those of the Union army in each direction, and still they had enough for heavy assaulting columns.
"Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6) Experiences Of Si And Shorty On The Great Tullahoma Campaign" by John McElroy
All along the road flashed the camp-fires of the Union army.
"Our Battery" by Orlando P. Cutter
No boy in the whole Union army had a more innocent face than Augustus Gay.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
General George B. McClellan was in command of the Union army there.
"The Story of Our Country"
That union which makes strength, it is asserted, is unfortunately lacking in the organization of the army.
"Paris" by William Walton
The Union army across the Potomac from Washington numbered about 40,000 men and was under the command of General Irvin McDowell.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Any number of families jest lived on what they got from the Union armies in that way.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866" by Various
Hooker had superseded Burnside in command of the Union army.
"From Bull Run to Appomattox" by Luther W. Hopkins
He is an orphan, and was the pet of fond grandparents, who consented to let him join the Union army to escape Rebel conscription.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
The Union Armies did not reach Richmond.
"A Captured Santa Claus" by Thomas Nelson Page
The Union army was divided.
"The history of Company C, Seventh Regiment, O.V.I" by Theodore Wilder
Pending Gen. Sherman's series of attacks there had been some activity on the right flank of the Union army.
"Chattanooga or Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge from Moccasin Point" by Bradford Ripley Wood
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In news:

Holvar Anderson, only recently turned 21, had just purchased an 80-acre farm in Fruitland Township when he enlisted in the Union Army and marched off to fight in the Civil War.
George Van Pelt had been a constable in Michigan before he enlisted in the Union Army.
Enlarge The Jersey Journal A US Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt Raul M Guerra, of Union City, N.J. At Dover Air Force Base, Del.
Part I — The Union Army .
Union army soldier maps out his legacy.
Efforts to enlist in the Union army were rebuffed.
She used a man's persona to escape the confines of female life and later enlisted in the Union Army.
Greg Webb, 20, wears a Union Army costume as his friend, William Jones, 19, portrays a Confederate soldier.
Logan County was named for Gen John Alexander Logan, who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and who was an Illinois state senator, congressman and unsuccessful vice-presidential candidate.
A new historical marker at a former Union Army recruitment and training center that is now Warren G Harding High School was unveiled on Monday.
13 Union Powers Past Army 6-2.
Kevin Costner plays a Union Army officer who befriends a Lakota tribe in the 1990 film 'Dances With Wolves'.
The US and the European Union want the Malian army and African troops to be properly trained before they try to retake northern Mali .
Ezekiel Colby fought in dozens of bloody battles during the Civil War, including Gettysburg, for the Union Army before returning to Indiana with the 20th Volunteer Infantry.
Join Museum President Waite Rawls for this free talk on the Union Army of the Potomac 's many leaders.
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