Civil War Sites




Specific Battles

Civil War Animated

Civil War Battle Summaries
Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam: A Photographic Tour
Antietam: The Bloodiest Day
Antietam on the Web (maps)
Appomattox Courthouse
Civil War in Arkansas
Bentonville Battleground
Chattanooga: A Road Trip Through Time
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fredricksburg and Spotsylvania National Park Visitor Center
Harpers Ferry Homepage
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Monocacy National Battlefield
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
Richmond National Battlefield

Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley: 1863-1865 (New Market, Piedmont, Kernstown, Winchester)
Vicksburg National Military Park Home
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
Battle of the Wilderness

Web Portals

Selected Civil War Photographs 1861-1865
Civil War Video
Civil War 150
Discovering the Civil War
Documenting the American South
AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
Dred Scott Case Collection
Web Guide to the Civil War
Finding Dulcinea Civil War Guide
Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years
CWSAC Battle Summaries
About.com Civil War Menu
American Civil War
American Civil War Collections
American Civil War Homepage
Causes of the Civil War (Shmoop)
Civil War Center U.S.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Systems
Civil War Sites Advisory Commission: Battle Summaries
Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society
Civil War Women
Crisis at Fort Sumter
Documenting the American South
Home of the American Civil War
Letters Home from an Iowa Soldier
Lincolniana at Brown
Making of America (MOA)
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
War Times Journal
US Civil War Generals
Women Soldiers of the Civil War

Civil War Animated

The Eastern Theatre

First Manassas
The Peninsula Campaign
The Valley Campaign
Second Manassas
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
The Overland Campaign
Petersburg Appomattox

The Western Theatre

NEW! Wilson's Creek
Forts Henry & Donelson
Pea Ridge
Shiloh
Perryville/Stones River
Vicksburg
Chickamauga
Chattanooga: Missionary Ridge
March on Atlanta
Franklin / Nashville

Confederate Generals

Robert Edward Lee
Stonewall Jackson
JEB Stuart
P. G. T. Beauregard
Richard S. Ewell
Nathan Bedford Forrest
John Bell Hood
Willam Barksdale
Albert Sidney Johnston
Braxton Bragg
Joseph E. Johnston
James Longstreet

Union Generals

Ulysses S. Grant
George McClellan
"Fighting Joe" Hooker
William Tecumseh Sherman
William Rosecrans
George Thomas
Ambrose Burnside
George Meade
John Pope
Irvin McDowell

Civil War Images & Music

Civil War Maps
Civil War@Smithsonian
Civil War Era ~ Band Music ~ Multiformat
Civil War ~ Brady Studio and Others ~ Photographs ~ 1861-1865
Civil War Soldiers, Pennsylvania ~ Multiformat ~ 1861-1865

EdWeek List of Civil War Primary Sources

Primary Sources (visit for resources on


Post & Courier: Civil War 150 Years

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Harper's Weekly Civil War Newspapers

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For Educators