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a war between factions in the same country

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During the Civil War his father made guns in the city of Cambridge, where young John Joseph was born; and afterwards he made bells for church steeples.
Though I was a mere child during the preparation for the Civil War and during the war itself, I now recall the many late-at-night whispered discussions that I heard my mother and the other slaves on the plantation indulge in.
The car- penter, who had been a soldier in the Civil War, came into the writer's room and sat down to talk of building a platform for the purpose of raising the bed.
During the Civil War he as- sisted in the recruiting of colored men for the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Regiments and consistently argued for the emancipation of slaves.
The younger poet paints, with the brush of Verestchagin, the realism and horrors of civil war.
His family had been ruined in the Civil War, I fancy, and seems for a decade or so to have led a wandering life in the Old World.
The Fraysers were well-to-do, having a good position in such society as had survived the wreck wrought by civil war.
And my father went back to fight in the Civil War," Saxon said.
From our Revolution to the Civil War, to the Great Depression, to the Civil Rights movement, our people have always mustered the determination to construct from these crises the pillars of our history.
I looked at her from time to time thinking: She has seen slavery, she has seen the Commune, she knows two continents, she has seen a civil war, the glory of the Second Empire, the horrors of two sieges; she has been in contact with marked personalities, with great events, she has lived on her wealth, on her personality, and there she is with her plumage unruffled, as glossy as ever, unable to get old: - a sort of Phoenix free from the slightest signs of ashes and dust, all complacent amongst those inanities as if there had been nothing else in the world.
Thus two opposite parties were formed; and so fierce were the dissensions that it was feared the consequence would be civil war and bloodshed.
A Portuguese of average intelligence inquired if our civil war was over.
If Shays had not been a DESPERATE DEBTOR, it is much to be doubted whether Massachusetts would have been plunged into a civil war.
As I heard that and saw the ugly attitude of the men of Helium toward the soldiers of Zat Arras, I knew that only a miracle could avert a clash that would end in civil war.
He was a mild, flurried old man, a Civil War veteran, with one sleeve hanging empty.
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