Is Rebel capitalized when synomyous for Confederate in Civil War history?

Anonymous User
Anonymous User
Asked Feb 25, 2010
Yes. You're using the word "rebel" as a name for the rebel forces, so they are the Rebels. The Rebels (note the capitalization) fought in the Civil War. The teens were such rebels (again, capitalization). When it's used as a name, it gets capitalized.
Answered Feb 25, 2010

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