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Can you name the Civil War Glossary Vocab 1-20?

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Goods illegally traded during wartime. Slaves were sometimes called contraband during the war
To leave one's military post, or to run away from battle, often punishable by death
The closing off, using naval forces, of a city or other area to traffic and communication
An often fatal disease of the human intestines, usually caused by unsanitary conditions of military camps and battle sites
The alliance of 11 southern states to form the Confederate States of America
A person killed, wounded, captured, or missing during the war
Large-scale combat between two armed forces (skirmishes and engagements are smaller scaled and briefer)
To spread out armies to create a battle line
Slave owning states that did not secede from the Union: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri
A Northern Democrat who agreed with Southern secession and clamored for peace during the war
Slang term for the confederacy, also a populat Southern song
The selection of citizens for manditory military service
The murder of a prominent person such as President Lincoln
A person who believed in the abolishment or ablolition of negro slaves
The liquid drug used to anesthetize (put to sleep) wounded soldiers in the war
The process of instructiong recruits how to march and practive the military arts as a unit
A leather box in which the soldier carried his rounds or bullets
Soldiers mounted on horseback fighting as a unit
A unit of four or six cannons, or a fortified position on which they are placed
Large, powerful weapons such as cannons and mortars

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