American Civil War - The conflict between the northern and southern American states that claimed over 600,000 lives between 1861 and 1865.
Dark blue uniform - Worn by soldiers of the Union army.
Dead soldier #1 - The first death Henry sees in the war, and he pleads with it silently to answer questions for him about death.
Yellow package - A package of letters and keepsakes to deliver to the Loud Soldier's family, should he die during the battle.
Battle flag - A flag, which identifies the regiment's designation and origins.
Dead soldier #2 - A body that has ants crawling over its face, a vision that haunts Henry later.
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