Definition of Federals
1. Noun. (plural of federal) ¹
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Definition of Federals
1. federal [n] - See also: federal
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Literary usage of Federals
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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"His men then pressed torward, driving the federals for nearly half a mile, without a check, before them, until their right wing was forced back upon their ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"The p* placed by my assistant Adjutant-Genen] я Castilian Springs road sent to report ti> vanee of a strong body of federals, estim»t«: five thousand men. ..."
3. History of the Commune of 1871 by Lissagaray (1886)
"The federals followed ; when at the top of the Rue Castiglione, they were assailed ... Brunel's federals, abandoning the Rue de Rivoli, forced the rails of ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1869)
"The strength of the two parties was about as follows: Bohemia, federals 14, ... Total, 75 federals, 128 Constitutionalists. The revised constitution ..."
5. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... Num. her of Union Soldiers—Fighting Daily and Obstinately, the federals are Driven as Far Back as Columbia—Death of the Brave Lieutenant-Colonel Dawson, ..."
6. History of the Civil War in America by Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans Paris (1876)
"WE left the federals in possession of Corinth and Memphis, the army of Beauregard ... He was master of the passes of the Tennessee, and the federals ..."
7. Campaign of '84: Biographies of James G. Blaine, the Republican Candidate by Thomas Valentine Cooper (1884)
"... Anti-federals denied nearly all that the federals asserted. The latter had for the first time assumed the aggressive, and had the advantage of position. ..."
8. American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a by Thomas Valentine Cooper (1892)
"The complexion of the State legislature prior to it showed them in fact to be in a minority, and the Particularist Whigs, or Anti-federals opposed every ..."