Civil War Project

Civil War

Assignment:

Civil War Newspaper Project
Civil War Documentary Project
Civil War Diorama Project

Contents:

 

General Resources

Primary Source Documents
The Civil War
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/teachers/module10/mod_primary.html
The Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society
The Library of Congress
[Digitized Images of Primary Resources includes posters, drawings, cartoons, photographs...]
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/nhihtml/cwnyhshome.html

Shotgun's Home of the Civil War
Index of Civil War Information Available on the Internet
http://www.civilwarhome.com/indexcivilwarinfo.htm

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
American Memory Project
Selected Photographs of the Civil War
lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cwphome.html

Timeline of the Civil War
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/tl1861.html

The Civil War
Memory Gallery B
American Treasures
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/tr11b.html#civil

The Civil War Home Page
www.civil-war.net/


E-Reference Books
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of online e-Reference Books made available to you through the Connecticut Digital Library (www.iconn.org)
[Scroll down to E-Reference Books and search under Civil War or your topic.]
http://rqst-agent.auto-graphics.com/homepages/customerwide/classicschool.asp?

Grolier Online
Search the Encyclopedia Americana and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia 
See Ms. Averill for the mcgee user name and password to grolier.
Search with the keywords that describe your topic.
http://auth.grolier.com/login/go_login_page.html?bffs=N
The American Civil War Homepage
sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html
The American Civil War- Dakota University
homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/civilwar/civilwar.htm
Civil War Women - Online Archival Collections at Duke
scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/collections/civil-war-women.html
Ante-Bellum and the Civil War in the United States
http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/h42-cw.html
History of the Civil War, 1861-1865, by James Ford Rhodes
http://www.bartleby.com/252/
Civil War Era Newspapers
Valley of the Shadow
http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/VoS/newspapers/topics.html
American Civil War Manuscript Guides
VT (Virginia Tech) Digital Library and Archives
Includes letters from soldiers. Look for links to the names of the people to see their writings.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/civwar/
Civil War Letters
National Postal Museum
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/letterwriting/lw04.html

 

Biographies
The Civil War by Ken Burns
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/civilwar/war/biographies/barton.html
Connecticut History Online
[Photographs, Posters, Broadsides...from Connecticut historical collections.
Search under United States Civil War ]
http://www.cthistoryonline.org/cdm-cho/search.php

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Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and South

Why did the North win the Civil War?
http://www.socialstudieshelp.com/Lesson_35_Notes.htm
Historical Background
http://americancivilwar.com/authors/historical.html
Civil War Graphs
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/civilwar/graphs.htm
* Fasttrack to America's Past
http://www.fasttrackteaching.com/TE-S5-P02.html

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North

Park Handbook
Lowell National Historical Park and Tsongas Industrial History Center
http://www.nps.gov/lowe/historyculture/park-handbook.htm

Women, Work, and Protest in the Early Lowell Mills: 
"The Oppressing Hand of Avarice Would Enslave Us" by Thomas Dublin
http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/whole_cloth/u2ei/u2materials/dublin.html

Harriet Robinson: Lowell Mill Girls
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/robinson-lowell.html

Comparative Labor Systems: Plantation Rules/Factory Rules
Unit 2: Early Industrialization
http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/whole_cloth/u2ei/index.html

Protective Tariffs Benefit the North
http://civilwar.bluegrass.net/secessioncrisis/statesrights.html

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South

Ordinance of Nullification [by the people of South Carolina to remove the tariffs]
http://www.adena.com/adena/usa/cw/cw207.htm

First Person Narratives of the American South
Documenting the American South
Library of Congress
http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/texts.html

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Battles

Civil War Traveler Podcasts
[Podcasts that recount battles while walking on the battlegrounds. Downloadable maps are also available]
http://www.civilwartraveler.com/audio/index.html

Shiloh Antietam Gettysburg First Bull Run Second Bull Run
Fredericksburg Chattanooga Chancellorsville Vicksburg War at Sea
Union Blockade

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Shiloh

The Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburgh Landing) April 6-7, 1862
http://www.civilwarhome.com/shiloh.htm

The Battle of Shiloh by U.S. Grant
The Century Magazine, Feb. 1885
http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/pageviewer?frames=1&coll=moa&view=50&root=%2Fmoa%2Fcent%2Fcent0029%2F&tif=00603.TIF&cite=http%3A%2F%2Fcdl.library.cornell.edu%2Fcgi-bin%2Fmoa%2Fmoa-cgi%3Fnotisid%3DABP2287-0029-136

Shiloh Battlefield
Shiloh National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/shil/historyculture/shiloh-history.htm

Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee
by Albert Dillahunty
NPS Historical Handbook No,. 10
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/hh/10/index.htm

Shiloh
Battle Summary
CWSAC
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/abpp/battles/tn003.htm

The Battle of Shiloh
Union Victory
Battles of the Civil War
Thinkquest
http://library.thinkquest.org/3055/netscape/battles/shiloh.html?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0928

The Battle of Shiloh
Links to Other Resources
http://faculty.css.edu/mkelsey/usgrant/shil.html

 

 

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Antietam

Antietam National Battlefield
http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/index.htm

The Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) September 17, 1862
(The Bloodiest Day of the Civil War)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/antietam.htm

Antietam: Battle Summary
CWSAC
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/abpp/battles/md003.htm

The Battle of Antietam
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/civil/battle_1

Antietam on the Web
http://aotw.org/

Carnage at Antietam, 1862
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/antiet.htm

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Gettysburg

1863: A Grim Year
Gettysburg: The Soldiers' Battle
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/getteducation/bcast04/prep4.htm

The Battle of Gettysburg
http://www.civilwarhome.com/gettysbu.htm

The Battle of Gettysburg
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/gtburg.htm

People
Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/gett/historyculture/people.htm

The Civil War Soldier
Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/soldierlife/soldiers.htm

Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/44gettys/44gettys.htm

Camp Life: Civil War Collections from Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/gettex/index.htm

The Turning Point of the Civil War
http://www.gettysbg.com/battle.shtml

The Battle of Gettysburg
July 1-3, 1863
http://americancivilwar.com/getty.html

The Extraordinary Story of the Battle of Gettysburg
http://www.gettysburg.com/bog/bogstory/story1.htm

Today in History
July 3, 1863
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jul03.html

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First Bull Run

The Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/1manassa.htm

The Battle of First Manassas, July 21, 1861
Manassas National Battlefield
http://www.nps.gov/mana/historyculture/first-manassas.htm

Battle summary: Manassas, First
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/va005.htm

First Battle of Bull Run
Today in History, July 21
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jul21.html#bullrun

Battle of Bull Run
Confederate Victory
Battles of the Civil War
Thinkquest
http://library.thinkquest.org/3055/netscape/battles/bullrun.html

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Second Bull Run

Manassas, Second
CWAS Battle Summaries
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/va026.htm

The Battle of 2nd Manassas
(The Second Battle of Bull Run)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/2manassa.htm

Second Battle of Manassas--Bull Run
Civil War
History Central
http://www.multied.com/civilwar/SecondManassas.html

The Battle of the Second Manassas
Battlefield History
Manassas National Battlefield
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/mana/historyculture/second-manassas.htm

Second Battle of Bull Run
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/second-battle-bull-run.htm

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Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/fredhist.htm

Fredericksburg I
Battle Summary
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/va028.htm

Fredericksburg II
Battle Summary
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/va034.htm

The Battle of Fredericksburg
http://www.civilwarhome.com/fredrick.htm

The Battle of Fredericksburg, Animated 
(ShockWave software is required to run this animation.)
http://www.travelbrains.com/shockhtml/FburgDemo.htm

America's Civil War
http://www.fredericksburg.com/CivilWar/Battle/

Behind the Lines: A Special Series on the Battle of Fredericksburg
http://www.fredericksburg.com/CivilWar/Battle/Behind_The_Lines

How Civilians Fared During the Battle of Fredericksburg
http://www.fredericksburg.com/CivilWar/Battle/civilians.htm

Map of the Battle of Fredericksburg
http://www.civil-war.net/pages/maps/fredericksburg.jpg

General Ambrose Burnside
Report, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, December 17, 1862
http://www.civil-war.net/searchofficialrecords.asp?searchofficialrecords=Burnside%20Fredericksburg

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga
http://ngeorgia.com/history/chat.html

Fighting Commenced in the Battle of Chattanooga, November 23, 1863
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/civil/chattano_1

The Battles for Chattanooga: Electric Map and Museum
http://www.battlesforchattanooga.com/

The Chattanooga Campaign
http://www.civilwarhome.com/chattannoga.htm

Battle Map of the Chattanooga Campaign
http://www.civilwarhome.com/chattanoogamap.htm

The History Behind the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/chch/hrs/history.htm

Chattanooga I (1862)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn005.htm

Chattanooga II (August 1863)
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/tn018.htm

Chattanooga III (November 1863)
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/tn024.htm

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Chancellorsville

The Battle of Chancellorsville (May 1-3, 1863)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/chancell.htm

The Battle of Chancellorsville, 1863
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/chist.htm

Lee's Greatest Victory: Chancellorsville by Robert K. Krick
http://fredericksburg.com/CivilWar/Battle/chancellorsville

Chancellorsville: CWSAC Battle Summary
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/va032.htm

The Battle: Chancellorsville [setting for the Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane]
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/CRANE/chancellorsville/section2.html

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Vicksburg

The Battle of Vicksburg
http://www.civilwarhome.com/battleofvicksburg.htm

Vicksburg Campaign and Siege March-July 1863The Campaign for Vicksburg
https://sercms.nps.gov/vick/historyculture/vickcamp-siege.htm

Vicksburg
CWSAC Battle Summary
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ms011.htm

The Vicksburg Champaign from the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
http://www.civilwarhome.com/vicksburgcampaign.htm

The Fall of Vicksburg
The Daily Citizen, Vicksburg, July 2, 1863
American Treasures of the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm114.html

The Fall of Vicksburg
Harper's Weekly, August 1, 1863
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1863/august/fall-vicksburg.htm

 

War at Sea

The First Naval Conflict Between the Ironclads
Navies
Civil War@Smithsonian
http://www.civilwar.si.edu/navies_firstnavalconflict.html

USS Monitor Center
The Mariners' Museum
http://www.monitorcenter.org/

CSS Virginia [not the Merrimac]
http://cssvirginia.org/

Action Between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia
Civil WAr Naval Actions
Naval Historical Center
U S Navy
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/civilwar/n-at-cst/hr-james/9mar62.htm

War at Sea
Civil War
Price of Freedom
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/printable/section.asp?id=5⊂=5

The H. L.Hunley
The Secret Weapon of the Confederacy
National Geographic
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0207/feature5/

Union Blockade


The Blockade
American Civil War
Militory History Encyclopedia on the Web
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_american_civil_war09_waratsea.html

The Union Blockade
North Carolina Digital History
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-civilwar/5460

Business as Usual in Blockaded Galveston [scroll down to this section]
Under the Rebel Flag: Life in Texas during the Civil War
http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/exhibits/civilwar/1861.html

The Blockade of Confederate Ports, 1861-1865
Timeline in US Diplomatic History
United States Department of State
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/cw/106954.htm

Intelligence Overseas
CIA
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/additional-publications/civil-war/p31.htm

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Leaders

Lincoln Grant Hooker Stonewall Jackson Pickett
Davis Lee McClellan Sherman Sheridan

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution
http://americanhistory.si.edu/exhibitions/small_exhibition.cfm?key=1267&exkey=696&CFID=4020201&CFTOKEN=56619463

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
American President Online Resource
University of Virginia
http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/institute/lincoln.html

The Lincoln Institute
http://www.abrahamlincoln.org/projects/index.html

Lincoln Net
Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
Northern Illinois University
http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/

The Assasination of Abraham Lincoln
The American Experience
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/assassination/

Looking for Lincoln
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/lookingforlincoln/

The Time of the Lincolns
The American Experience
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/lincolns/

Abraham Lincoln
Civil War Era
Document Library
TeachingAmericanHistory
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?subcategory=4

The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial
TeachingAmericanHistory
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/lincoln/

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
http://www.alplm.org/home.html

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis' Farewell
January 21. 1861
United States Senate
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/Jefferson_Davis_Farewell.htm

Davis, Jefferson
Biographical Dictionary of the United States Senate
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000113

Conversations with Jefferson Davis
LibraryPoint
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
http://www.librarypoint.org/conversations_with_jefferson_davis

Jefferson Davis Chronology
Museum of the Confederacy
http://www.moc.org/site/DocServer/DavisTimeline.pdf?docID=322

Jefferson Davis Was Captured
America's Story from America's Library
Library of Congress
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/civil/jb_civil_jeffdav_1.html

Jefferson Davis Elected President
America's Story from America's Library
Library of Congress
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/civil/jb_civil_davis_1.html

Beauvoir : The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library
http://www.beauvoir.org/

The Papers of Jefferson Davis
Rice Unversity
http://jeffersondavis.rice.edu/

A Short History of the Confederate States of America
by Jefferson Davis
http://books.google.com/books?id=nNgBAAAAMAAJ&dq=Jefferson+Davis&printsec=frontcover&source=an&hl=en&ei=PFgNS_LyGMPHlAer1-SPBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CB4Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=Jefferson%20Davis&f=false

General Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses Grant Memoirs
http://www.bartleby.com/1011/

Ulysses S. Grant
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/ug18.html

Ulysses S. Grant:The Troubled President
The American President, PBS
http://www.americanpresident.org/history/ulyssessgrant/

New of Ulysses S. Grant's Death [New York Times, July 24, 1885]
http://starship.python.net/crew/manus/Presidents/usg/usgobit.html

Student's Guide to Grant
Ulysses S. Grant Information Center
http://faculty.css.edu/mkelsey/usgrant/student.html

Ulysses Simpson Grant
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/usgrant.html

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General Joseph Hooker

Joseph Hooker (1814-1879)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/hookbio.htm

Joseph Hooker Source Page
Army of the Cumberland and George Thomas Source
http://www.aotc.net/Hooker_home.htm

Joseph "Fightin' Joe" Hooker
About North Georgia
http://ngeorgia.com/ang/Joseph_'Fighting_Joe'_Hooker

Lincoln's Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker
Abraham Lincoln Online
http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/hooker.htm

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General Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson Resources VMI
http://www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=3747

Thomas J. Jackson (1824-1863)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/jackbio.htm

General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Life of a Resolute Soldier in Lexington
Life Stories of Civil War Heroes
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/6732/files/journal_jackson.html

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General Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee, 1-19-1806 --10-12-1870:Beloved General of the South
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/relee/relee.htm

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/leebio.htm

General Robert E. Lee
http://americancivilwar.com/south/lee.html

Robert Edward Lee
http://www.stratfordhall.org/learn/lees/robert_e_lee.php

General Robert Edward Lee
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/getttour/sidebar/leebio.htm

Robert E. Lee Biography
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/About%20the%20General.htm

The Apotheosis of Robert E. Lee|
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/LEE/lee.html

Obituary
Gen. Robert E. Lee
New York Times, October 13, 1870
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0119.html

 

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General George B. McClellan

George Brinton McClellan
http://www.civilwarhome.com/macbio.htm

General George Brinton McClellan
http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/gbmcclellan.htm

George B. McClellan
Ohio History Central: An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History
http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=258

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William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/sherbio.htm

William Tecumseh Sherman
a North Georgia Notable
(A view from the South)
http://ngeorgia.com/people/shermanwt.html

All About Sherman
ThinkQuest
http://library.thinkquest.org/3055/graphics/experience/people/sherman.html

William Tecumseh Sherman Family Papers
Notre Dame Archives
http://www.archives.nd.edu/findaids/ead/html/SHR.htm


General George Pickett

George Pickett
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/George_Pickett.htm

George E. Pickett (1825-1875)
Encyclopedia Virginia
http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Pickett_George_E_1825-1875

The Heart of a Soldier As Revealed in the Intimate Letters of Gen. George E. Pickett CSA
Documenting the American South
http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/pickett/menu.html

Meet General Pickett
Gettysburg National Military Park Kidzpage
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/gettKidz/gkbios/pickett.htm

General Philip Sheridan

General Phill Sheridan
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/union-generals/sheridan/general-phil-sheridan.htm

Philip H. Sheridan (18313-1888)
Mr. Lincoln's White House
http://www.mrlincolnswhitehouse.org/inside.asp?ID=149&subjectID=2

Sheridan, Philip Henry
The Handbook of Texas Online
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/SS/fsh26.html

Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888)
Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/people_sheridan.html

The Memoirs of General Philip H. Sheridan
Project Gutenburg
http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/5856

Philip Sheridan
[poetry about]
http://www.civilwarpoetry.org/union/officers/sheridan/index.html

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Camp Life


Soldering
Civil War@Smithsonian
http://www.civilwar.si.edu/soldiering_intro.html

Uniforms Life/Conditions Food/Rations Entertainment Medicine & Hospitals Weapons

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Uniforms

Civil War Uniforms
http://civilwarclipart.com/Clipartgallery/clipart2.htm

Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861
http://members.tripod.com/~howardlanham/unireg.htm

U. S. Army in the Civil War
Insignia
http://usarmyinsigniahomepage.110mb.com/armyhome.html

The Use of Distinctive Colors in Civil War Uniforms
(Branch Colors)
http://howardlanham.tripod.com/color.htm

U.S. Civil War Uniforms
http://www.ushist.com/wardrobe/us_cw.htm

Civil War Enlisted Uniforms
http://www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil/1866uniform/

Brigade Sutler Civil War Uniforms and Supplies
http://stores.brigadesutler.com/StoreFront.bok

 

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Life/Conditions

Life in a Civil War Camp
http://www.civilwarhome.com/camplife.htm

The Civil War Soldiers
What Was Life Like in 1863?
Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/gett/soldierlife/cwarmy.htm

How the Civil War Soldier Lived
http://www.civilwarhome.com/soldierslife.htm

Camp Life
Voices from the Civil War
http://www.hstg.org/online/html/702.html

Camp Life: Civil War Collections
Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/gettex/index.htm

The Eye of the Storm: Private Knox Sneden
http://www.musarium.com/eyeofthestorm/main.html

In Their Own Words
Tales from a Civil War Prison
http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/civil/words/index.html

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Food/Rations

Civil War Food
Gettysburg National Military Park Kidzpage
http://www.nps.gov/gett/gettkidz/hardtack.htm

Civil War Recipes Index
Civil War Interactive
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/recipeindex.htm

Civil War Army Rations
http://www.civilwarhome.com/rations.htm

Civil War Food
http://www.civilwaracademy.com/civil-war-food.html

Civil War Era Foodways
http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodpioneer.html#civilwar

Provisions for the Army
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1861/november/civil-war-food.htm

Food and Rations in the Civil War
The Cincinnati Civil War Round Table
http://www.cincinnaticwrt.org/data/ccwrt_history/talks_text/march_food_rations.html

Confederate Receipt Book
http://docsouth.unc.edu/imls/receipt/receipt.html

Recipes of the Civil War Era
http://www.angelfire.com/me/civilian/recipes.html

Food
Civil War Related Web Links
United States Civil War Center
http://www.civilwarhome.com/links10.htm#Food

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Entertainment

Battling Boredom 
Camp Life: Civil War Collections
Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/gettex/games.html

Entertainment in a Civil War Camp
http://www.civilwarhome.com/entertainment.htm

Civil War Baseball
Battling on the Baseball Diamond
Fort Ward Museum, Alexandria, Virginia
http://oha.alexandriava.gov/fortward/special-sections/baseball/

Animal Mascots of the Civil War
Fort Ward Museum, Alexandria, Virginia
http://oha.alexandriava.gov/fortward/special-sections/mascots/

Ought it Not Be a Merry Christmas?
Fort Ward Museum, Alexandria, Virginia
http://oha.alexandriava.gov/fortward/special-sections/christmas/fw-christmas.html

Poetry and Music of the War Between the States
http://www.civilwarpoetry.org/

Authentic Music of the Civil War performed by Bobby Horton
The Civil War Music Store
http://www.civilwarmusicstore.com/

Music of the Civil War
Gettysburg National Military Park Kidzpage
http://www.nps.gov/gett/gettkidz/music.htm

Civil War Music (mostly)
http://home.att.net/~dmercado/music.htm

Bucktails (The 1st Pennsylvania Rifles, Company B)
Civil War Songs
http://pabucktail.com/songs.htm


American Civil War Music (1861-1865)
http://www.pdmusic.org/civilwar2.html

Civil War Band Music
Audio clips of Recreated Band Concert
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwmhtml/cwmconcert.html#0014

Civil War Music
http://www.civilwarmusic.net/fife.php

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Medicine & Hospitals

Civil War Medicine
http://www.civilwarhome.com/civilwarmedicineintro.htm

Civil War Battlefield Medicine
http://www.ehistory.com/uscw/features/medicine/cwsurgeon/index.cfm

Medicine in the Civil War
Gettysburg National Military Park Kidzpage
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/gettkidz/doctor.htm

National Museum of Civil War Medicine
http://www.civilwarmed.org/Index.aspx

Dyer's Compendium (Union) Summary of Loss by State
Dyer's Compendium access is in the right column under Troops Furnished & Deaths
http://www.civil-war.net/

Stonewall's Surgeon: a biographical Web site devoted to Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire, MD
http://www.huntermcguire.goellnitz.org/

Civil War Medical Care: Photographs from the United States Sanitary Commission Collection, 1861-1872
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/dgexplore.cfm?col_id=203

Photographs
Medicine and Hospitals
http://www.civil-war.net/searchphotos.asp?searchphotos=Medical%20and%20Hospitals

Mower General Hospital
http://www.webspawner.com/users/spsci80/

Casualties and Medical Care
http://civilwar.bluegrass.net/CasualtiesAndMedicalCare/index.html

Field and Temporary Hospitals by Deering J. Roberts, M.D., Surgeon Confederate States Army
http://www.civilwarhome.com/fieldhospitals.htm

Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/alcott/sketches/sketches.html

Civil War Medicine
The Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war-medicine.htm

The Santiary Commission
Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project
NPR
http://www.npr.org/programs/disability/ba_shows.dir/work.dir/highlights/sanitary.html

Whitman's Drum Taps and Washington's Civil War Hospitals by Angel Price
http://xroads.virginia.edu/%7ECAP/hospital/whitman.htm

Weapons

Civil War Weaponry and Medicine: A Disastrous Mismatch
UMBC Center for History Education
http://asp1.umbc.edu/newmedia/sites/chetah/lessondisplay.cfm?lesson=43&heading=3

Army -- United States -- 1860's
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchresult.cfm?parent_id=697850&word=

Weapons
Civil War@Smithsonian
http://www.civilwar.si.edu/weapons_intro.html

Civil War Small Arms
The Civil War Soldier
Gettysburgy National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/soldierlife/webguns.htm

The Artillary
The Civil War Soldier
Gettysburgy National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/soldierlife/artillery.htm

Why the Civil War Was So Lethal
Digital History
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=92

Civil War Weapons
Harper's Weekly, 1860's, various digitized issues
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1861/august/civil-war-weapons.htm

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Total War

Total War
Civil War
Digital History
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=119

Sherman's Meridian Campaign: Practice Run for the March to the Sea
By Kevin Dougherty
Mississippi History Now
Mississippi Historical Society
http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/articles/2/shermans-meridian-campaign-a-practice-run-for-the-march-to-the-sea

The Nature of War
Civil War
Biography of America
http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog11/transcript/page02.html

General Sherman in the Civil War
Harper's Weekly, various digitized issues
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/union-generals/sherman/general-sherman-civil-war.htm

Civil War (1861-1865)
White House Commission on Remembrance
http://www.remember.gov/HistoryOfSacrifice/CivilWar/tabid/79/Default.aspx

Inflation

A House Divided: Money and the Civil War
Money Museum
American Numismatic Association
http://www.money.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ExploretheWorldofMoney/MoneyMuseum/CurrentExhibits/Civil_War_Exhibit.htm

Money Troubles by R. Neil Fulghum
Southern Homefront, 1861-1865
Documenting the American South
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
http://docsouth.unc.edu/imls/currency/currnc.html

Speculation During the Civil War
Encyclopedia of Virginia
http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Speculation_During_the_Civil_War

Paper Money in the Civil War
North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction
North Carolina Digital History
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-civilwar/4622

Financing the Confederacy's War Effort
Center for Technology and Teacher Education
University of Virginia
http://www.teacherlink.org/content/social/instructional/inflation/background.html

Exorbitant Prices
The Spectator, October 27, 1863
Center for Technology and Teacher Education
University of Virginia
http://www.teacherlink.org/content/social/instructional/inflation/exorbitant.html

54th Massachusetts Regiment

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial
Museum of African American History, Boston
http://www.afroammuseum.org/site1.htm

The 54th Massachusetts Regiment Marches Through Boston, May 28, 1863
Mass Moments
http://massmoments.org/moment.cfm?mid=157

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment
Boston African American National Historic Site
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/boaf/historyculture/shaw.htm

54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment Photographs, 1860-1880
Massachusetts Historical Society
http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fap036

54th Mass Casualty List
The National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/american_originals/54thmass.html

Women in the Civil War

Civil War Women: Primary Sources on the Internet
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
Duke Univerisity
http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham/guides/cwdocs.html

Women in the Civil War
Thomas Nast Civil War Collection
Sons of the South
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/Women_Civil_War_II.htm

Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War
University of Virginia
http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/hearts/

The Civil Disobedience of Women During the Civil War
Maryland State Archives
http://teachingamericanhistorymd.net/000001/000000/000084/html/t84.html

Why Did Women Fight in the Civil War?
Smithsonian Civil War Studies
http://civilwarstudies.org/articles/Vol_1/women-in-the-civil-war.shtm

The Women's Civil War
Electronic New Jersey: A Digital Archive of New Jersey History
http://www2.scc.rutgers.edu/njh/CivWar/Blackman/cwwomen.html

Women Soldiers in the Civil War by DeAnne Blanton
The National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1993/spring/women-in-the-civil-war-1.html

Woman's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience.
By L. P. Brockett and Mrs. Mary C. Vaughan. With an introduction, by Henry W. Bellows.
Philadelphia, Boston [etc.]: Zeigler, McCurdy & co., R. H. Curran, 1867.
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=ACP3511

Nurse and spy in the Union army: comprising the adventures and experiences of a woman in hospitals, camps and battle-fields 
by S. Emma E. Edmonds.
Hartford, Philadephia: W. S. Williams & co., Jones bros. & co, 1865.
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=ABV2963

The Red Cross

The American Red Cross
http://www.clarabartonbirthplace.org/red_cross/cb_redcross

Clara Barton
Antietam National Battlefield
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/clarabarton.htm

Clara Barton: Advocate for Human Rights
Clara Barton's House, Reading 1
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/27barton/27facts1.htm

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/almintr.html

Chronology of Emancipation during the Civil War
http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Colleges/ARHU/Depts/History/Freedman/chronol.htm

The Civil War and Emancipation
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2967.html

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Lee's Surrender to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse

The Battle at Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)
http://www.civilwarhome.com/appomatt.htm

The Death-Knell of the Confederacy: The Final Battles at Appomattox Station and the Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia
April 8-9, 1865
http://www.nps.gov/apco/battle.htm

Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia
The Surrender, April 9, 1865
http://www.nps.gov/apco/surrend.htm

Surrender at Appomattox
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/appomatx.htm

Appomattox Surrender Document
http://www.wildwestweb.net/cwdocs/surrender.html

The Quiet and Compelling History at Appomattox by James T. Yenckel
Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/longterm/tours/civilwar/appomatt.htm

Robert E. Lee's Farewell to His Troops [General Order #9]
Stratford Hall Plantation: The Birthplace of Robert E. Lee
http://www.stratfordhall.org/learn/lees/farewell.php

Chapter 43a Appomattox
From Manassas to Appomattox
War Times Journal
http://www.wtj.com/archives/longstreet/long43a.htm

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Civil War Slang

Soldier Talk and Civil War Slang
http://www.nps.gov/gett/gettkidz/soldslang.htm

Civil War Slang
"Gettysburg: The Soldiers' Battle" Activity
http://www.nps.gov/gett/getteducation/bcast04/04activities/activity05.htm

Gettysburg: The Soldiers' Battle Activity
Civil War Vocabulary
http://www.nps.gov/gett/getteducation/bcast04/04activities/activity07.htm

Definitions of Civil War Terms
http://www.civilwarhome.com/terms.htm

Historical Hubbub Featuring Civil War Slang by BooneBunny
http://members.tripod.com/BooneBunny/hubbub.html

Glossary of Civil War Terms
http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/glossary.html

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Letters from Soldiers

American Civil War Collection at the Electronic Text Center
http://etext.virginia.edu/civilwar/#Letters

Letters and Diaries
http://www.civil-war.net/searchlinks.asp?searchlinks=Letters%20and%20Diaries

Civil War Letters of the Christie Family
http://www.mnhs.org/library/Christie/td_christie.html

Voices from the Past
Alexandria, Virginia, 1861-1865
Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
http://oha.alexandriava.gov/fortward/special-sections/voices/

Fashion

50 Years of Victorian Fashion Plates
[scroll down to the 1860's]
http://www.copyrightexpired.com/fashionillustrations/index.html

The Costumer's Manifesto
1860's
http://www.costumes.org/HISTORY/100pages/victlinks.htm#1860%27s