Definition of Federal soldier
1. Noun. A member of the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Generic synonyms: Northerner, Yank, Yankee
Derivative terms: Federal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Federal Soldier
Literary usage of Federal soldier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... for a Truce and Approaches for a Parley—Chivalrous Act of a Federal soldier, Who Warns Him to Halt—The Execution of Two Confederate Soldiers as Spies, ..."
2. Beyond the Lines, Or, A Yankee Prisoner Loose in Dixie by John James Geer, Alexander Clark (1863)
"Pinning a Federal soldier to the Ground. "WE were next taken to Macon, Georgia. Traveling by night in box-cars, we had little opportunity to see the country ..."
3. Four Years Under Marse Robert by Robert Stiles (1903)
"... May—Handsome Conduct of the "Napoleon Section" of the Howitzers—Frying Pan as Sword and Banner—Prayer with a Dying Federal soldier—"Trot Out Your Deaf ..."