Definition of Secesh
1. Noun. (archaic regional informal) secessionist, a supporter of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War. ¹
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Definition of Secesh
1. a secessionist [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Secesh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion by Richard Miller Devens (1866)
"secesh—That's evacuated. Joe—How is it that you left one hundred guns and six thousand prisoners ... secesh—That be blowed ! It was only a rebel sand bank. ..."
2. The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion by Richard Miller Devens (1867)
"secesh—That's evacuated. Joe—How is it that you left one hundred guns and six ... secesh—Can't get through the brush ! At this moment a rebel bullet came ..."
3. The Lyon Campaign in Missouri: Being a History of the First Iowa Infantry by Eugene Fitch Ware (1907)
"A secesh Family.—Half-soling Shoes.—Inflammatory Rheumatism. ... Rules were getting quite strict; the secesh were in large numbers within twenty-five miles ..."
4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Early in September it was announced in the Memphis Ava- *. * '? RE.'' :*ERN •• '-• I -j* •„,.;"""•"• ""••' 'tf ^^•- . • "O MASSA JEFF, DIS secesh ..."
5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"... We claimed the steamer, too ; She'd Armstrong guns, intended for A battery on shore, But as secesh did not get them, We'll let them hear their roar ! ..."
6. Army Life of an Illinois Soldier: Including a Day by Day Record of Sherman's by Charles Wright Wills (1906)
"The sick will all leave here to-night and within five days this secesh hole (what there is left of it) will be left to its secesh inhabitants. ..."