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Civil War

Civil War Sites

General Information

Photos and images
Selected Civil War photographs from the Library of Congress.  Most of these photographs were made under the supervision of Mathew Brady.

Maps Images from the Valley of the Shadow archive in Virginia.

Civil War maps from the Library of Congress American Memory collection.

Women and the Civil War--Pictures from Women's History at About.com

Scartoons: Racial Satire and the Civil War at the University of Virginia

Presidential Elections 1860-1912 at HarpWeek

Entertainment and recreation 
Dance Instruction Manuals from the Library of Congress American Memory collection.  Scroll through the list and select the manuals published in the mid-1800s. 

19th Century Song Sheets from the Library of Congress American Memory collection.

Athletic sports for boys: a repository of graceful recreations for youth. (1866)  A digitized book of sports for boys, at the University of Michigan.

Baseball and the Civil War at Awesome Stories

Perspectives
Searchable Civil War Letters and Diaries from the Valley of the Shadow archive in Virginia.

First-Person Narratives of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.

The Southern Homefront,  1861-1865 document collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.

Page updated Oct. 12, 2017