Civil War

Civil War Resources

  • American Civil War Homepage - View a directory of links ranging from general resources to images and battles; a good resource for anyone interested in the history of the American Civil War.
  • Civil War Interactive - Find historical information on the Civil War as well as current information on historic Civil War sites.
  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailor System - The National Parks database offers very basic facts about servicemen who served on both sides during the Civil War.
  • Civil War: 150 Years - "The National Park Service commemorates a defining event in our nation's history and its legacy in the continuing fight for civil rights."
  • Military History Online, Civil War - Access details, maps, troop movements, and much more on this site dealing with the battles of Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, and Antietam. More battle sites will be included in the future.
  • How the Cotton Gin Started the Civil War - An article from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers that outlines the effect one invention had on slavery and the entire economy of the American South.