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  • 18th Georgia Infantry Home Page (1539 clicks)
    Description: This site contains information concerning the 18th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, including a history, roster, flags, researcher's page, and much more.
  • 18th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (1226 clicks)
    Description: Fought at the Battle of Shiloh. Site includes a roster.
  • 1st Alabama Cavalry, United States Volunteers (204 clicks)
    Description: United States soldiers
  • 26th Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A (1082 clicks)
    Description: The companies of this regiment were organized under the leadership of Arthur E. Reynolds, a lawyer of Jacinto, beginning in the summer of 1861, for three years or during the war.
  • 28th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865 (713 clicks)
    Description: Regimental history
  • 48th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry (1076 clicks)
    Description: "Recruited from southwestern Ohio in the Fall of 1861, the regiment was organized at Camp Dennison in October. The following April, as part of General Sherman's division, they found themselves at the very heart of the Confederate surprise attack at Shiloh, TN, only 30 days after having been issued their rifles. They participated in the siege of Corinth, the capture of Arkansas Post, and the subsequent Vicksburg Campaign, seeing considerable action during the siege of that city. In April of 1864, while a part of Gen. Banks' Red River expedition, the entire regiment was captured after intense fighting at the Battle of Sabine Crossroads (Mansfield, LA) and imprisoned at Camp Ford, near Tyler, Texas. Six months later they were paroled, and saw action again in 1865 as part of the attack on Mobile. The 48th OVVI was mustered out in Texas in May, 1866."
  • 54th Massacusetts Infantry (1586 clicks)
    Description: The 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment was one of the most celebrated regiments of black soldiers that fought in the Civil War.
  • 5th United States Colored Infantry Company G (27 clicks)
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  • 62nd & 65th Regiments United States Infantry, Co-founders of Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO. (902 clicks)
    Description: As an escaped slave, Grandfather Sgt. Anderson Davis helped make up the ranks of the brave and courageous soldiers who had the extraordinary vision and will to found Lincoln Institute, later, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo.
  • A Gallant Rush for Glory (961 clicks)
    Description: "For the men of the 54th Massachusetts, the assault on a Confederate fort outside Charleston was much more than just another battle. It was their chance to show the world that black troops could fight--and die--for the Union." by William C. Kashatus
  • A Tragic Postscript (948 clicks)
    Description: "In a tragic postscript to the Civil War, as many as 1,700 Union soldiers, recently released from Confederate prisons, may have died while en route home aboard the steamer Sultana."
  • A Tribute To Two Colonels (627 clicks)
    Description: By Fred Melchiorre. Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, Army of the Potomac July 1863.
  • Abraham Lincoln Online (737 clicks)
    Description: Speeches, letters, quotes, writings
  • Abraham Lincoln: First Inaugural Address (481 clicks)
    Description: 1861
  • Albert Underwood Civil War Diary (667 clicks)
    Description: This is the Civil War diary of Albert Underwood of Annapolis, Park County, Indiana. He was a member of the 9th Indiana Light Artillery. It covers the period of the war from January 1, 1864 thru January 11, 1865.
  • Alice Williamson Diary 1864 in Tennessee (668 clicks)
    Description: Schoolgirl's diary which shows the bitterness felt at United States soldiers.
  • All-Girl Rhea County Spartans (667 clicks)
    Description: "Begun as a lark, the all-girl Rhea County Spartans soon attracted the attention of unamused Union officers."
  • Along the Old Federal Road (498 clicks)
    Description: "Now known as the "OLD FEDERAL ROAD," this primary travel route was conceived and built to connect Fort Wilkinson, near Milledgeville, Georgia, to Fort Stoddert, an American outpost north of Mobile, Alabama. Developed from the 1806-11 postal horse path that followed earlier Native American paths, the Federal Road subsequently became a primary travel route for pioneers going to the Mississippi Territory. The Federal Road functioned as an important link between Washington, D.C., and New Orleans. Early settlers, of the area now known as Monroe and Conecuh Counties, in Alabama included the Middleton and many other South Carolina families."
  • America's Civil War (1389 clicks)
    Description: America's Civil War delivers information about the Civil War's most famous leaders and battles. Each issue features historic photographs, front-line drawings, battle maps, and eye-witness accounts. Readers will also find details about the strategy, tactics, battles, people, and families involved in this war. Subscription is $17.95 from enew.com.
  • American Civil War Homepage (1479 clicks)
    Description: Lots of resources
  • American Civil War Resources (897 clicks)
    Description: "The Civil War is a major collecting focus for the University Libraries. The manuscript collection includes letters and diaries from both Union and Confederate soldiers, homefront letters, memoirs, and contemporary research files."
  • AmericanCivilWar.com (936 clicks)
    Description: Various Civil War links.
  • Andersonville National Historic Site (548 clicks)
    Description: Macon County presents details of Andersonville as well as other historic sites.
  • Antietam--A Photographic Tour (653 clicks)
    Description: Photo tour of the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.
  • Arkansas Civil War Memorial Page (587 clicks)
    Description: Particulary strong on veterans from each side.
  • Battle of Nashville (December 15-16, 1864) (523 clicks)
    Description: Detailed Web site.
  • Battle of Olustee, Florida (364 clicks)
    Description: Olustee Battlefield State Historic Site commemorates the largest Civil War battle in Florida.
  • Battle Summaries (630 clicks)
    Description: Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report on the Nationís Civil War Battlefields. Technical Volume II: Battle Summaries
  • Behind the Stonewall (68 clicks)
    Description: Welcome to my unique exhibit of modern day images from battlefields of the American Civil War. Over 2500 individual snapshots were stitched together using Live Pictures Photovista to bring these 105 spinning 360 degree panoramic images here for your viewing pleasure.
  • Bibliography of African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement (523 clicks)
    Description: Short bibilography done in 1996.
  • Blogging the Civil War (20 clicks)
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  • Buglers in the Civil War (573 clicks)
    Description: Buglers and other musicians in the Civil War
  • C. S. S. ALABAMA (222 clicks)
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  • Camp Life (563 clicks)
    Description: Exhibit from the Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Capt. Richard W. Burt (508 clicks)
    Description: Civil War letters.
  • Civil War Resources in the VMI Archive (594 clicks)
    Description: The Virginia Military Institute has an extensive collection of Civial War materials.
  • Civil War @ Charleston (565 clicks)
    Description: A site devoted to the history and heritage of the American Civil War in and around the City of Charleston, SC (Visitor's Information)
  • Civil War Album (795 clicks)
    Description: " CivilWarAlbum.com is a collection of albums containing over 1,500 photos, and several official records reports and maps related to the 1862-63 Vicksburg Campaigns, Battles of Shiloh, Forts Donelson and Henry, U.S.S. Cairo at Vicksburg, Indian Territory (New Addition), Louisiana and many other sites. All photos were taken between 1990 and March, 2001."
  • Civil War Collection (238 clicks)
    Description: 1411 image records
  • Civil War Diaries (638 clicks)
    Description: Two diaries from Illlinois soldiers
  • Civil War Diary and Letters of David Humphrey Blair (494 clicks)
    Description: Of the 45th Ohio Volunteers.
  • Civil War Diary of Bingham Findley Junkin (484 clicks)
    Description: 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry ("Roundheads")
  • Civil War Generals (627 clicks)
    Description: "This is a concise index to the Generals who fought on both sides of the US Civil War, and has been specifically prepared for the Internet."
  • Civil War History of John Ritland (504 clicks)
    Description: Of the 32nd Iowa Infantry.
  • Civil War Image Map (744 clicks)
    Description: Click on a state and its shows the Civil War battles there.
  • Civil War in New York City (196 clicks)
    Description: archive
  • Civil War Letter from A. P. Pettis (512 clicks)
    Description: Short letter
  • Civil War Letters of John Alexander Ritter, M.D. (515 clicks)
    Description: Captain and Regimental Surgeon, 49th Indiana Volunteers
  • Civil War Maps (746 clicks)
    Description: From the Library of Congress
  • Civil War Medicine (568 clicks)
    Description: Variety of info on this important aspect of the war.
  • Civil War Music of the Western Border (504 clicks)
    Description: Songs from Missouri and other then Western places.
  • Civil War Panoramas (11 clicks)
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  • Civil War Photography, Center for (18 clicks)
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  • Civil War Photos (38 clicks)
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  • Civil War Portrait (588 clicks)
    Description: "Explore the people, places, and events of the Civil War through the photographs and images in the Civil War Portrait. Each page includes links to related articles here on TheHistoryNet, as well as external links to Civil War sites on the internet."
  • Civil War Preservation Trust (698 clicks)
    Description: "The Civil War Preservation Trust is America's largest non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of our nation's endangered Civil War battlefield lands. The Trust also promotes educational programs and heritage tourism initiatives to inform the public about the war and the fundamental conflicts that sparked it."
  • Civil War Prisons (661 clicks)
    Description: Links to prisons.
  • Civil War reading list (465 clicks)
    Description: From Military Reading List. Recommends books and provides links to buy them. Also links to other wars.
  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailor System (526 clicks)
    Description: "The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System is a computerized database containing very basic facts about servicemen who served on both sides during the Civil War."
  • Civil War Traveler.com (440 clicks)
    Description: Material and links on Civil War sites in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia.
  • Civil War Treasures From the New York Historical Society (111 clicks)
    Description: The images in this digital collection are drawn from the New-York Historical Society's rich archival collections that document the Civil War. They include recruiting posters for New York City regiments of volunteers; stereographic views documenting the mustering of soldiers and of popular support for the Union in New York City; photography showing the war's impact, both in the north and south; and drawings and writings by ordinary soldiers on both sides.
  • Civil War Treasures from the NY Historical Society (539 clicks)
    Description: "The images in this digital collection are drawn from the New-York Historical Society's rich archival collections that document the Civil War. They include recruiting posters for New York City regiments of volunteers; stereographic views documenting the mustering of soldiers and of popular support for the Union in New York City; photography showing the war's impact, both in the north and south; and drawings and writings by ordinary soldiers on both sides."
  • Civil War Virginians of the Allegheny Highlands (448 clicks)
    Description: Civil War Virginians of the Allegheny Highlands, specifically 25th Virginia Infantry Regiment, 31stVirginia Infantry Regiment, 62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry Regiment.
  • Civil War Women (627 clicks)
    Description: Diaries and correspondence.
  • Civil War: Forging of a Nation (19 clicks)
    Description: Nstional Park Service
  • Civil War@Smithsonian (17 clicks)
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  • Confederate States of America: Constitution (466 clicks)
    Description: From the Avalon Project
  • Confederate States of America: Documents (569 clicks)
    Description: From the Avalon Project at Yale
  • Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley (433 clicks)
    Description: "The wreck of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley was discovered early in May, 1995, off Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. The 40-foot Hunley sank in the aftermath of her maiden attack on February 17, 1864, after ramming the Union warship USS Housatonic with a harpoon torpedo mounted on an iron shaft extending from the bow. All nine men aboard the Hunley were lost. The wreck of the Hunley is considered priceless because of its historic significance--it was one of the first submarines, and the first to be used successfully in warfare."
  • Confederates of Color (486 clicks)
    Description: Honors people of color.
  • Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864 - 1865 (419 clicks)
    Description: The Civil War diary of Lt. (later Capt.) Cornelius C. Platter, of the 81st Ohio Infantry Volunteers, from November, 1864 - April 27, 1865. Platter's diary details Sherman's march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas. He gives dates, times, and lengths of marches and describes the weather, locale, scenery, and food as well as orders, rumors, positions, troop morale, and administrative duties. The diary also includes a description of the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, the news of the Confederate surrender, and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Crisis at Fort Sumter (389 clicks)
    Description: The immediate cause of the Civil War as United States soldiers were fired upon in South Carolina.
  • CSS Virginia (465 clicks)
    Description: "This site's highlights are its compilation of historical documents and the bibliography. Whether you are a serious student of the Civil War or just a high school student needing to write a paper, the information is here."
  • Declaration of Causes of Seceding States (471 clicks)
    Description: Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas
  • Democratic Party Platform, 1860 (390 clicks)
    Description: On the cusp of war
  • Diaries, Letters, Recollections (567 clicks)
    Description: From the United States Civil War Center at LSU.
  • Diary of Basil H. Messler (491 clicks)
    Description: The diary represents a day-to-day account of events while enlisted in the Mississippi Marine Brigade (initialed M.M.B. in the diary).
  • Diary of Carrie Berry (600 clicks)
    Description: The following passages were taken from the Diary of Carrie Berry, a 10 year old resident of Atlanta, Aug. 1, 1864 - Jan. 4, 1865.
  • Documents from the Front : the American Civil War and Fenian Raids in the 1860s (216 clicks)
    Description: Archives of Ontario
  • Dwight Henry Cory Letters and Diary (463 clicks)
    Description: Of the Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.
  • Ebook Subject Collections: The Civil War (62 clicks)
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  • Emancipation Proclamation (506 clicks)
    Description: By ILincoln, September 22, 1862
  • General Jubal A. Early (437 clicks)
    Description: Civil War general from Virginia.
  • General Samuel Cooper (476 clicks)
    Description: Served in the armies of the United States of America and the Confederate States of America.
  • George Barnard's Civil War Photographs (171 clicks)
    Description: From Notre Dame
  • George H. Thomas, Practitioner of Emancipation (408 clicks)
    Description: by Bob Redman. Part of the Army of the Cumberland and George Thomas Source site
  • Georgia in the Civil War (591 clicks)
    Description: Good site.
  • Gettysburg Address (497 clicks)
    Description: Abraham Lincoln
  • Grant's Army of Tennessee (463 clicks)
    Description: Thirteenth Army Corps; Fifteen Army Corps; Seventeenth Army Corps
  • Grant's Memoirs, Vol I (461 clicks)
    Description: Vol II is found at http://historicaltextarchive.com/books.php?op=viewbook&bookid;=34
  • H-CivWar (457 clicks)
    Description: "H-CivWar is a forum for exploring the approaches, methods, and tools used in teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students. Syllabi, reading lists, and examinations are all valuable subjects for discussion. The Civil War era can not be isolated in the study of this nation's history. Any analysis of the Civil War era is empty without a good understanding of the Jacksonian and Republican eras, urban and rural history, etc. Therefore, some overlap between H-Net lists is expected and welcome, and you are invited to introduce discussions from other forums and disciplines."
  • H.H. Bennett & Civil War Cycloramas (53 clicks)
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  • Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War (474 clicks)
    Description: Variety of resources.
  • HISTORY OF SEVENTY-NINTH INFANTRY (480 clicks)
    Description: Submitted by: Dale R. Lutz. pp. 48-9 from the Adjutant-General's Report, Illinois, 1861-66, revised, 1901 edition. Vol. 5. Revised by Brigadier General J. N. Reece (Adjutant General). Published Springfield, IL, Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1901.
  • History of the Third Georgia Infantry (470 clicks)
    Description: Civil War." The Third Georgia Infantry was organized in late April, 1861. In the spring of 1862, the Third Georgia Infantry returned to Virginia and joined the Army of Northern Virginia. It served in that way for the remainder of the war. The Third Georgia participated in more than fifty engagements during its career."
  • Homepage of the 15th Mississippi Infantry, Company K (538 clicks)
    Description: The 15th Mississippi Infantry, Company K, was organized in the late spring of 1861. Company K was organized in the area of Double Springs, Whitefield, and Steelville, in the western part of Oktibbeha County. They were known as the Oktibbeha County Plough Boys.
  • Hotchkiss Map Collection (95 clicks)
    Description: The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy.
  • Hungarians in the American Civil War (485 clicks)
    Description: Mostly about a publication project but has useful information.
  • Illinois in the Civil War (494 clicks)
    Description: Links and more
  • Images from the 16th Ohio Volunteers (405 clicks)
    Description: Photos
  • Index of Civil War Naval Forces (482 clicks)
    Description: Confederate States and United States navies.
  • Intelligence in the Civil War (29 clicks)
    Description: A publication of the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Iowa in the Civil War (460 clicks)
    Description: Letters, Journals, Diaries, Oral Accounts and Historical Information from the Civil War
  • Iowa in the Civil War (421 clicks)
    Description: Variety of links and materials.
  • Ironclads and Blockade Runners (412 clicks)
    Description: "At the junction of naval warfare and industrial technology were two very special types of ship, the likes of which had hardly ever been seen before in the world. The ironclads were the advent of the modern armored, self-propelled warship, and the blockade runners took wholesale smuggling to new technological heights. Under the immense pressure of war, technology advanced at a breakneck pace. These pages are dedicated to these fascinating ships, their designers, and the valiant crews of both sides who sailed and fought them."
  • Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln, and the American Revolution (483 clicks)
    Description: By Greg Ruttan in the Concord Review
  • John and James Booker Civil War Letters (446 clicks)
    Description: This collection includes 22 letters (July 1861 - April 1864) from twin brothers John Booker (1840-1864) and James Booker (1840-1923) of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to their cousin Chloe Unity Blair (1839-75).
  • John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry (Oct.-Dec. 1859) (502 clicks)
    Description: Editorials
  • John H. Freeman Diary (468 clicks)
    Description: Of the Company I, 34th Mississippi Volunteers, CSA.
  • Kenin's Civil War Photographs (459 clicks)
    Description: Photos from the Library of Congress
  • Key to a Mystery (497 clicks)
    Description: "Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, Union soldier Amos Humiston died clutching the only clue to his identity: an ambrotype of his three small children." By Mark H. Dunkelman
  • Legacy of the USS Monitor (448 clicks)
    Description: The Monitor was a predecessor of modern war ships.
  • Letters from an Iowa Soldier in the Civil War (495 clicks)
    Description: These letters are part of a collection written by Newton Robert Scott, Private, Company A, of the 36th Infantry, Iowa Volunteers. Most of the letters were written to Scott's neighborhood friend Hannah Cone, in their home town of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, over the three year period that he served as Company A's clerk. The final letter, describing the long-awaited mustering out in August of 1865, was written to his parents.
  • Letters of the Civil War (602 clicks)
    Description: "A COMPILATION OF LETTERS, STORIES, DIARIES FROM THE SOLDIERS, SAILORS, NURSES, POLITICIANS, MINISTERS, JOURNALISTS and CITIZENS DURING the WAR OF THE REBELLION. FROM THE NEWSPAPERS OF MASSACHUSETTS."
  • M. A. Ryan, Experiences of a Confederate in ...Prison (487 clicks)
    Description: "I have often thought before I answered the last roll and passed over the River to join the Silent Host that fell before the roaring cannon and rattling musket that I would give my experiences as a Confederate soldier and as a prisoner of war."
  • Major General George H. Thomas (470 clicks)
    Description: Commander of the Army of the Cumberland during the US Civil War.
  • Major General William T. Shermanís March of Destruction (552 clicks)
    Description: It is the focus of this page to discuss in depth the attack of Sherman into Georgia and his subsequent march to the sea and his northward movement into the Carolinas.
  • Maps (512 clicks)
    Description: Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection
  • Maryland Fugitive Slave to His Wife, January 12, 1862 (447 clicks)
    Description: John Boston reached freedom but without his wife.
  • Milo Grow, Letters from the Civil War (164 clicks)
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  • Mississippi Civil War (367 clicks)
    Description: Comprehensive site.
  • Mississippi Civil War Battles (531 clicks)
    Description: By Jeff Haycraft. "This Website is devoted to the fight within the State of Mississippi and the service of its citizens during this period in history."
  • Mississippi Soldiers in the Civil War (492 clicks)
    Description: by Clay Williams and John Marszalek in Mississippi History Online. Includes original documents.
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine (26 clicks)
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  • New York City Draft Riots, 1863 (131 clicks)
    Description: "An excerpt from In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863 by Leslie M. Harris"
  • New York Times Coverage of the Civil War Years (544 clicks)
    Description: Covers the years 1860-1866. Digital reproduction of articles in the newspaper.
  • Ninth Georgia Infantry, CSA (442 clicks)
    Description: Fought in a number of battles.
  • Ohio Civil War Documents (587 clicks)
    Description: Searchable database of the Ohio Historical Society.
  • Ordinance of Secession, 1861 (481 clicks)
    Description: "This is a one-page handwritten copy of the Ordinance of Secession passed on January 10, 1861 by the members of the Florida Convention of the People (commonly referred to as the Secession Convention). Pursuant to an Act of the Legislature approved November 30, 1860, Governor Madison S. Perry issued a proclamation calling an election on Saturday, December 22, 1860, for delegates to a Convention to address the issue of whether Florida had a right o withdraw from the Union. The Secession Convention met on January 3, 1861 in Tallahassee, and passed the Ordinance of Secession on January 10, declaring Florida to be "a sovereign and independent nation." The Convention ratified the Constitution adopted by the Confederate States of America on April 13 and adjourned April 27, 1861."
  • Ordinances of Secession (411 clicks)
    Description: "The ordinances of secession were the actual legal language by which the seceded states severed their connection with the Federal Union. The declarations of causes...are where they tended to disclose their reasons for doing so, although only four states issued separate declarations of causes.
  • Overall Family Civil War Letters (486 clicks)
    Description: "This collection of letters has been passed down through the Overall family. They were saved by Jane Overall who lived in Gallia County, Ohio (Chambersburg) during the 1860's. Most were written by her husband, Isaac Overall, during his service in the Union Army during the Civil War. Isaac served in the 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company I, between early 1862 until his death in June of 1863. The letters portray the life of a soldier during the war, and even include the letters that inform Jane of her husband's death."
  • Pearce Civil War Collection (476 clicks)
    Description: "A major strength of the Pearce Collection is its balanced coverage of the war. Every effort is made to include letters and documents from both sides of the conflict. The collection includes letters from most of the major political and military leaders from both sides of the conflict, and an ever-increasing number of soldier's letters from both the Union and Confederate armies."
  • Poerty and Music (506 clicks)
    Description: of the War.
  • Pond Spring and the General Joe Wheeler Home (567 clicks)
    Description: "Located near Courtland, Alabama, Pond Spring (The Wheeler Plantation) was home to Joseph Wheeler, former Major General of Cavalry of the great Confederate western army, The Army of Tennessee (and briefly held the rank of Lieutenant General near War's end), also a long-time U.S. Congressman following the Civil War, and (yet again) U.S. Army Major General during the Spanish-American War. A well-earned title, "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler became a national symbol for reunification and reconciliation following the Civil War and throughout the latter half of the 19th Century. As the U.S. Congressman, he largely contributed toward the progressive economic direction the northern section of Alabama would pursue during the 20th Century."
  • Presidential Elections, 1860-1884 (444 clicks)
    Description: From back issues of Harper's Weekly
  • Prison Diary of Frederic Augustus James (20 clicks)
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  • Prisoner-of-War Letters of Brigadier General Montgomery Dent Corse (508 clicks)
    Description: "The prisoner-of-war letters of Brigadier General Montgomery Dent Corse, CSA, 17th Virginia Infantry to his wife, Elizabeth Beverley, along with his commission as Colonel, Active Volunteer Forces of Virginia, May 17, 1861, and his Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America, July 24, 1865. Selected from the Montgomery Dent Corse Collection which was donated to the Alexandria Library in 1981."
  • Rachel Cormany's Diary (498 clicks)
    Description: 1863. Gettysburg
  • Recollections of a Private's Homecoming (410 clicks)
    Description: H. Clay Sharkey, 3rd Mississippi Co. C, 5th Alabama Cavalry Co. D
  • Robert E. Lee Papers (508 clicks)
    Description: Welcome to the Robert E. Lee Papers at the Special Collections Department of the James Graham Leyburn Library at Washington and Lee University. These 46 letters are a representative sample from our collection which documents aspects of Lee's life and career as a soldier, educator, friend, and father.
  • Rose O'Neal Greenhow Papers (429 clicks)
    Description: From Duke University
  • Samuel S. Dunton Civil War Letters (442 clicks)
    Description: "Index of letters from Samuel S. Dunton to his family while in the 114th New York Infantry during the North American Conflict of 1861-1865 ("Civil War")."
  • Second Inaugural Address, 1865 (363 clicks)
    Description: Abraham Lincoln
  • Selected Civil War Photographs (510 clicks)
    Description: Library of Congress
  • Selected Civil War Photographs (470 clicks)
    Description: Library of Congress collection
  • Selected Civil War Photographs (548 clicks)
    Description: "The Selected Civil War Photographs Collection contains 1,118 photographs. Most of the images were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and include scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects. The collection also includes portraits of both Confederate and Union officers, and a selection of enlisted men."
  • Selected Civil War Photographs (247 clicks)
    Description: Library of Congress
  • Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing Tennessee (538 clicks)
    Description: April 6-7, 1862. U.S. Civil War
  • South Carolina Civil War Maps of Battles (442 clicks)
    Description: Maps
  • State of New York and the Civil War (18 clicks)
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  • Study of Civil War Sites in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (451 clicks)
    Description: National Park Service. "In 1990, a study of Civil War sites in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia was authorized by Public Law 101-628. The study was to accomplish four tasks: identify significant Civil War sites and determine their condition, establish their relative importance, assess short and long term threats to their integrity, and provide alternatives for their preservation and interpretation by Federal, State, and local governments, or by other public or private entities."
  • Tennessee Civil War Railroads (7 clicks)
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  • The 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (476 clicks)
    Description: (108th Volunteers) Harlan's Light Cavalry
  • The 134th New York Volunteer Infantry (464 clicks)
    Description: "This regiment was recruited and organized at Schoharie, NY with men raised from Schoharie and Schenectady Counties in upstate New York. It was mustered into service on September 22, 1862 and left for Washington, DC just three days later. The 134th was assigned to the XI Corps of the Army of the Potomac until October, 1863, when that Corps was made part of the Army of the Cumberland. It became part of the XX Corps in April, 1864, at the start of the Atlanta Campaign."
  • The 15th New York Cavalry (361 clicks)
    Description: "Formed principally in upstate New York, the 15th NYVC was a late addition to the Army of the Potomac forming companies during 1863. As a part of George Armstrong Custer's division the units fought throughout the Shenandoah Valley under the command of Phil Sheridan. They were present at Five Forks, and Appomattox, and participated in the last cavalry charge of the Civil War."
  • The 19th Mississippi Infantry Regiment in the Civil War (463 clicks)
    Description: With notes about Company E and Private William Meek Furr. By William Frazier Furr, Montgomery, Alabama
  • The 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteers (472 clicks)
    Description: The 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteers were Confederate soldiers.
  • The 23rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry (563 clicks)
    Description: "he 23rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment (US) never had a unit history published. Many veterans of this distinguished federal command wrote letters and memoirs. One veteran, Private John Peter Bagley of Company "I" can even be called the poet laureate of the 23rd for he wrote at least two poems: THE NOBLE TWENTY THIRD and THE DYING SOLDIER . While there are many references to the 23rd Missouri Infantry in the history books no one has ever put everything together to tell the regiments story from muster to discharge. I have been compiling data since 1991 to accomplish this monumental task. My data includes information found in Frederick Dryerís: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion; War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies; The History of Linn County Missouri; The History of Sullivan County Missouri; A History of Northwest Missouri; Shiloh: Bloody April by Wiley Sword; and the veteran's memoirs and officer's reports found in the National Archives ."
  • The African American Civil War Memorial (479 clicks)
    Description: Memorial to the United States Colored Troops (USCT) who served in the Civil War.
  • The American Civil War (518 clicks)
    Description: Jim Janke frequently updates this site.
  • The Battle Between the Monitor and the Virginia (459 clicks)
    Description: " The battle between the Virginia "Merrimack" and the Monitor was the most decisive factor to date in determining the direction of modern naval warfare. The first battle between ironclads, however, only came about through a series of chances, and that elusive element, destiny."
  • The Battle of Chickamauga: An Alabama Infantry Regiment's Perspective (477 clicks)
    Description: "On these fields and in the woods surrounding a small creek in northwest Georgia, Union and Confederate armies clashed during the fall of 1863 (September 19-20) in some of the hardest fighting of the Civil War. An Alabama Infantry Regiment, the 19th Alabama, fought in this battle as it had done so in other western battles since Shiloh. This regiment was composed of men from northeast Alabama. As in most Confederate regiments, the members of the 19th were not plantation owners, rather they were farmers, shopkeepers and common everyday folk. "
  • The Battle of Gettysburg (572 clicks)
    Description: From Military History Online. Comprehensive.
  • The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864 (394 clicks)
    Description: "This "virtual tour" includes modern and archive photographs from the American Civil War battlefield of the Wilderness, fought May 5-6 1864."
  • The Battles for Chattanooga (423 clicks)
    Description: A pictorial history of the Battles for Chattanooga.
  • The Caning of Sumner (May 1856) (452 clicks)
    Description: From the Furman University Editorials Project
  • The Civil War (353 clicks)
    Description: The American Battlefield Protection program of the National Park Service
  • The Civil War Diary of James Laughlin Orr (472 clicks)
    Description: Covers Sherman's March to the Sea
  • The Civil War in New Mexico (448 clicks)
    Description: "Many people do not know that the Civil War was fought as far west as New Mexico, but in fact there was a vigourous campaign conducted here... Confederate forces, led by Lt. Col John R. Baylor succeeded in capturing the major city of Albuquerque and the capital city of Santa Fe. The Confederates attempted to reshape the destiny of this region, briefly establishing a new territory capital at Mesilla, but their reign lasted only one year."
  • The Civil War in the Western Theater (496 clicks)
    Description: Edited by John Marszalek with contributions from Russell F. Weigley, Craig L. Symonds, John Y. Simon, Steven E. Woodworth, and Anne J. Bailey. This book is in pdf format.
  • The Civil War Journal of Andrew Jackson Nickell (1828-1863) (492 clicks)
    Description: Served in Company E of the 114th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.) during the Civil War and the Vicksburg Campaign.
  • The Dred Scott Case (1857) (476 clicks)
    Description: Editorials
  • The Hapless Anaconda: Union Blockade 1861-1865 (458 clicks)
    Description: By Jochem H. Tans in the Concord Review
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Bill (1854) (432 clicks)
    Description: Editorials concerning
  • The Monitor: History & Legacy (411 clicks)
    Description: From the Mariners Museum.
  • The Papers of Jefferson Davis (473 clicks)
    Description: The Papers of Jefferson Davis documentary editing project, based at Rice University in Houston, Texas, is publishing a multi-volume edition of his letters and speeches, several of which can be found on this web site. The page also has extensive information on Davis and his family and numerous photographs.
  • The Role Of Women In The Civil War (508 clicks)
    Description: A more accurate picture of women in the War than Scarlett O'Hara.
  • The Seige of Petersburg (684 clicks)
    Description: "The siege of Petersburg, Virginia (June 15, 1864 -- April 2, 1865) is one of the least studied campaigns of the Civil War."
  • The Seventy-Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry (555 clicks)
    Description: General regimental history with roster and photographs
  • The Shenandoah 1863 Civil War Museum (310 clicks)
    Description: Guide to the museum.
  • The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 (107 clicks)
    Description: "The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865" presents materials related to Southern life during the Civil War and the challenge of creating a nation state while waging war. This collection includes government documents, personal diaries, religious pamphlets, and many other materials.
  • The Superb General Winfield Scott Hancock (461 clicks)
    Description: Hancock unloosed the advance on the Peninsula at Williamsburg, helped hold the center along the 'Bloody Lane' at Antietam and rode in the whirlwind of death against the heights at Fredericksburg. He conducted the rear while the confused Hooker, stripped of his bombast, was being extricated from the Chancellorsville thickets. He saved the army and the Union on each of the three days at Gettysburg. At Spotsylvania, where he crashed through the Confederate trenches at the single moment of opportunity and captured Edward Johnson's fog-blinded division, he won the only spectacular success of Grant's victory-starved Northern army as it inched toward Richmond. Grant picked Hancock's veteran Second Corps to lead in the Wilderness, deliver the main impact of the ghastly assault at Cold Harbor and head the march on Petersburg.
  • The United States Navy in the Civil War--the West (634 clicks)
    Description: "This site is an attempt to tell the story of the "BrownWater Navy" and the brave men and women who served on the Western Rivers and Gulf of Mexico."
  • The Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Pennsylvania and Virginia (455 clicks)
    Description: This project interweaves the histories of two communities on either side of the Mason-Dixon line during the era of the American Civil War.
  • The Wild Geese (432 clicks)
    Description: "The Wild Geese Today chronicles the epic saga of Ireland's far-flung exiles and those who have struggled to gain Irish freedom."
  • United States Civil War Center (597 clicks)
    Description: Seeks to be the definitive site.
  • Vermont in the Civil War (412 clicks)
    Description: The Green Mountain Boys fought again.
  • Vermont in the Civil War (313 clicks)
    Description: "the largest online repository of information documenting the Green Mountain State's participation in the American Civil War."
  • War Days in Fayetteville North Carolina (429 clicks)
    Description: Covers 1861 to 1865
  • Weapons of the Civil War (584 clicks)
    Description: Includes photographs.
  • Why the South Lost the Civil War (563 clicks)
    Description: "Ten Civil War historians provide some contrasting--and probably controversial--views on how and why the Confederate cause ultimately ended in defeat."
  • William Francis Brand Civil War letters (538 clicks)
    Description: The William Francis Brand Civil War Letters web site provides access to digital facsimiles of letters written by Confederate soldier William Francis Brand to his future wife Amanda Catherine Armentrout.
  • William Wing Loring (718 clicks)
    Description: "Explores the life of this veteran of the U.S., Confederate and Egyptian armies."
  • Women's Revolt in Rowan County (479 clicks)
    Description: "A worsening war situation, rising food prices, and an indifferent government compelled the women of Rowan County, North Carolina, to take action. By Christopher A. Graham."