Selected Civil War Resources
- The Civil War:150 Years
The National Park Service Sesquicentennial Commemoration
- The American Civil War Homepage
Numerous general links; secession, music, biographical links-Federal and Confederate; histories, public and personal documents, state and local studies, battles, regimental histories (north and south), fictional accounts and images.
- The Civil War
Over 7,000 pages of “original content”: photographs, illustrations, eyewitness accounts; online version of Harper’s Weekly published during the Civil War; summarized history and links, including slavery.
- The Civil War Archive
Union and Confederate regimental histories, soldiers’ letters and diaries, battle reports, round tables by state, Union corps histories.
- The Civil War Project
Search by state; handy timeline, and links include: “Black Confederates”, “Interesting Facts”, “Papers of Jefferson Davis”, “Avalon Project Confederate States of America Documents”, and a number of others, followed by mailing lists.
- Nicknames-Bits of Blue and Gray
Nicknames for regiments and brigades-invitation by author to submit additions.
- Tenny’s Civil War Page
Alphabetical listing of many interesting links.
- Index of Civil War Information Available On the Internet
By Dick Weeks, Louisiana State University, listing of useful websites.
- Civil War
General site with links to weapons, battles, people, slavery, current historical events, many round tables, etc.
- Access Genealogy-U.S. Military Resources for the Civil War
Search records, Civil War cemeteries, databases (free and fee), battlefield maps and records by state; individual name search links to Ancestry.com.
- The American Civil War
This site offers a number of links, such as “Army and Home Life”, “Maps”, “Movies and TV”, “Slavery and Emancipation”, etc. “Genealogy” is especially good.
- A Brief Introduction to Genealogy and the American Civil War
Leads to information on what unit “your soldier” served in, what states were Confederate, and pensions.
- Finding a Civil War Ancestor
By Donna Speer Ristenbatt, Links to resources, and advice on obtaining military records, and a few biographies.
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
National Park Service, Search for 6.3 million soldiers and sailors, regimental participation, prisons, Medal of Honor recipients, and national parks; cemeteries and monuments may be added in the future-instructions also given for ordering copies of service records from the National Archives.