Army

The largest of the "operational organizations" employed for combat by each side during the Civil War. The Union and the Confederacy each had multiple armies operating in different theaters of battle. The Federals usually named their armies after rivers in the area where they operated. The Confederates named their armies for states or regions in which they were active.



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