The purpose of this category is to provide viewers and researchers with a well-rounded selection of web sites devoted to the US Civil War, 1861-1865. Explore the bloodiest war fought on American soil through biographies, maps, on-line resources, original photographs, databases and primary documents.

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The United States Civil War
This site has information on the U.S. Civil War and the people in it, as well as some of the battles fought.
American Civil War
Includes flags, maps and timeline, casualties of the civil war, battles and statistics, women in the war, life stories and people search.
The American Civil War from 1861-1865
Contains information and links about Lincoln, Lee, Grant, Gettysburg, Appomattox, Bull Run, Antietam, other battles and Civil War History.
American Civil War Home
Shotgun's Civil War site - including overviews of many different aspects of the war, biographies, battle summaries, photographs, selected official records, and Fox's Regimental losses.
American Military Communication 1860-1865
US-CS balloons, telegraph, cryptography, Army-Navy signals, covert operations, forum, interactive code study lessons.
Astrocartography of the Secession of South Carolina
Essay on the astrocartography of the Civil War, focus on how the planetary metaphors of Mars and Pluto were reflected in this historic event, by astrocartographer Rob Couteau.
Civil War
A presentation of information about the battles and soldiers, in addition to a vast array of photographs and links.
Civil War Academy
Information about many aspects of the most bloody conflict in United States history.
Civil War Archive
A collection of American Civil War regimental histories, letters from home and diary excerpts.
Civil War at Smithsonian
Examines the Civil War through the Smithsonian Institutes extensive collections. It includes resources, a detailed timeline, and images with detailed descriptions.
Civil War Bookshelf
Trends in Civil War publishing, CW historiography, CW civic remembrance, and pop culture.
Civil War Chaplains
Description of qualifications and the role of Civil War chaplains, who shared every part of the soldiers' lives. Includes some photographs.
A Civil War Haiku
A haiku verse by Melissa Whelan inspired by the American Civil War; an ode of homage to the valor of our most deadly conflict.
The Civil War Home Page
A collection of Civil War related links, photos, letters and diaries, documents, and battle reports.
Civil War Maps Collection
Library of Congress collection of reconnaissance, sketch, coastal, and theater-of-war maps depicting troop activities and fortifications.
Civil War Search
A directory and a Civil War search based on Google custom search engine.
Civil War Slang
Civil War Slang for all "fresh fish" or "top rail skunks."
Civil War Slang
Listing of slang terms still used in today's language.
Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society
Includes 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 Zone
A collection of Civil War related biographies, documents, songs, chronology, battle orders, links, and recipes.
CJ's Civil War
A complete overlook of the War; including maps, indexes, statistics, flags, lists of battles, and photo gallery. Dedicated to the 13th W. Virginia.
Fort Craig
A southwestern fort and a Civil war Battlefield, where Confederate General Sibley fought Union General E.R.S. Canby. A New Mexico historical site.
Great American History
Free educational material on the American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln, site provides an outline, library, and lesson plans.
The History Place - U.S. Civil War 1861-1865
An easy-to-use American Civil War timeline with many original photographs and interesting quotes.
Intelligence in the American Civil War
The works of Edwin C. Fishel, a noted author in the area of intelligence, reveals covert operations, spies and intrigue gathered from his research on the role of intelligence in the Civil War.
Matts Civil War
Links about the American Civil War.
The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
An illustrated account of five days of mayhem in July 1863, which included the lynching of eleven black men.
RareMap Collection - American Civil War
Pictures of maps used in the conflict.
Religion in the Civil War: The Northern Side
Overview, online resources, and guidance for classroom discussion. On TeacherServe from the National Humanities Center.
Scots in the Civil War
The stories of men and women born in Scotland who fought in the American Civil War.
Storypath: A Nation Divided
A social studies curriculum unit in the Storypath series dealing with the Civil War, specifically the area around Chattanooga.
U.S. Army Center of Military History - Civil War Commemoration
Commemorates U.S. Army operations in the Civil War and the soldiers who carried them out. Includes timeline, published material, art and photos, archival material and additional resources.
US Civil War: Internet Modern History Sourcebook
A series of historical primary on-line resources intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in American history.
The Valley of the Shadow, Two Communities in the American Civil War
Hypermedia archive of thousands of primary sources. Follows two communities before, during, and after the American Civil War, Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Virginia Civil War Battles
Virginia Civil War information including battles and the State flag history.
The War of the Rebellion in Cornell University's Making of America
Complete online text of the Official Records of the Civil War.
The Western Theater in the Civil War
Information about the Army of the Cumberland and George H. Thomas source page and the Army of Tennessee and Braxton Bragg source page.
Wikipedia: Origins of the American Civil War
Four-part article exploring the causes of the conflict.

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