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Photography and the Civil War
The Civil War in 3-D
The Center for Civil War Photography
Civil War Photos
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PBS: The Camera Goes to War »
Civil War Monuments of the South
Photographic Encyclopedia of the Civil War
Photographic History of the Civil War in 10 volumes.
Many Virginia Confederate regiments included soldiers from counties of what is now West Virginia.
Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia, by Stewart Sifakis
A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations: 1861-1865, by Lee A. Wallace, Jr.
Available for order from H.E. Howard Inc.; Route 2, Box 496-H; Appomattox VA 24522; Phone 804-352-8871
Virginia Regimental History Series
Regimental histories of most Confederate units from Virginia are availabe from H.E. Howard, Inc.; Route 2, Box 496-H; Appomattox VA 24522; Phone 804-352-8871
2nd Virginia Infantry
7th Virginia Infantry
13th Virginia Infantry
22nd Virginia Infantry
23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion
24th Virginia Infantry
25th Virginia Infantry
26th Virginia Infantry Battalion
27th Virginia Infantry
29th Virginia Infantry
30th Virginia Infantry Battalion (Sharpshooters)
31st Virginia Infantry
33rd Virginia Infantry
36th Virginia Infantry
45th Virginia Infantry Battalion
59th Virginia Infantry
60th Virginia Infantry
62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry
1st Virginia Cavalry
6th Virginia Cavalry
7th Virginia Cavalry
8th Virginia Cavalry
10th Virginia Cavalry
11th Virginia Cavalry
12th Virginia Cavalry
14th Virginia Cavalry
16th Virginia Cavalry
17th Virginia Cavalry
18th Virginia Cavalry
19th Virginia Cavalry
20th Virginia Cavalry
21st Virginia Cavalry
23rd Virginia Cavalry
26th Virginia Cavalry
34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
36th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
37th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry
43rd Virginia Cavalry (Mosby's Partisan Rangers)
44th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry Partisan Rangers
151st Regiment Virginia Militia
190th Regiment Virginia Militia - Wyoming County
Virginia Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows
Web site for the 25th, 31st, and 62nd VA Infanty Regiments
Confederate Partisan Rangers
Confederate Military History
Confederate In The Field
Confederate Soldier's Life
Typical Confederate Soldier An excellent description of a typical Confederate soldier written in 1893.
The Private Infantryman
"War-Time Reminiscences of James D. Sedinger, Company E, 8th Virginia Cavalry (Border Rangers)"
Confederate Soldiers: Why Did They Enlist?" (Part One),
Confederate Soldiers: Why Did They Enlist?" (Part Two),
General R.E. Lee's Northwest Virginia Campaign Gray Forces Defeated in Battle of Lewisburg
The McNeill Rangers: A Study in Confederate Guerrilla Warfare
Death of John Hanson McNeill
McNeill's Rangers Last Raid on the B & O
Execution of John Yates Beall
Life of Brigadier General John McCausland
The Raid on Piedmont and the Crippling of Franz Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley
A Confederate Journal
The Civil War Record of Albert Gallatin Jenkins, C.S.A.
War Time Reminiscences of James D. Sedinger, Company E, 8th Virginia Cavalry CSA (Border Rangers)
Civil War Medical Terminology - (Civil War)
Civil War Medicine
Confederate Medical Department
Civil War Medicine Vocabulary
Confederate Medical Personnel
Article by DeAnne Blanton.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Information on the history of American and military medicine. Special emphasis on Civil War medicine.
Guide to Collections at the National Museum of Health and Medicine
Pre-1870 American Surgical Instruments & Amputation Sets
Extensive photos and information on Civil War surgical amputation sets and instruments.
Resources in Civil War Medicine
At The Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Virginia's Confederate Military Hospitals
The Confederate Cemetery List
Lists the final resting places of Confederate Soldiers.
Confederate Soldiers Buried in Our Soldiers Cemetery
Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia.
USCWC Cemetery Listings
From the U.S. Civil War Center.
Wasted Valor Sons of Confederate Veterans Home Page
The Confederate dead at Gettysburg.
The Southern Cross of Honor
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Who were the United Confederate Veterans? The War EndsThe End of the War
From John B. Gordon's book "Reminiscences of the War".
Surrender of the Confederate Armies
Aftermath of the Civil War -- Reconstruction Era 1865-77
The Compromise of 1877
Reconstruction 1865 - 1877
Reconstruction by Frederick Douglass
Preservation Organization in the Valley
Civil War Battlefield Trust This is a great organzation created to bring groups together for the purpose of saving the precious batttlefields on the Shenandoah Valley. A membership organization
The Civil War Preservation Trust. This important organization is dedicated to preserving significant Civil War battlefield and other sites all over the United States
Kernstown Battlefield Association Very Important Site that is dedication to the preservation and interpretation of the to Battles of Kernstown!
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Organization that puts on the annual reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek and works to preserve and interpret the Cedar Creek battlefield.
John Brown, great page from the Jefferson Village project.
Campaign for Western Virginia (3 June 1861 - 12 December 1861)
Signals in the Civil War
Signal Corps Association Reenactors Division
General Interest Sites
American Civil War: Electronic Texts
A remarkable collection of letters and diaries from the University of Virginia
The American Civil War Dakota State University
Jim Janke PhD
This site features numerous links to web resources and is one of the oldest and most popular sites on the web dealing with the American Civil War.
The August Forsberg Civil War Memoir
Washington and Lee University
Special Collections, James Graham Leyburn Library
From the site's description of the memoir:
"August Forsberg (1831-1910) was a Swedish immigrant and engineer with the Confederate Army. His memoir of his war years includes accounts of Confederate fortifications, marches and battles. Many of his wartime duties were in western Virginia. There is a description of his life in a Union prisoner of war camp. After the war, Forsberg settled in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he held the post of City Engineer for many years."
Behind the Stonewall
"360 Degree Panoramic Images From Civil War Battlefields" Contemporary panoramics from major battlefield sites.
Center of Military History United States Army
Army Historical Series American Military History
The following four links are from the above cited source. They are chapters from this
US Army publication on the military history of the United States Army. Students will find
this a rich source of excellent information and quite useful in their Civil War studies.
U.S. Civil War 1861-1865, The History Place
A time line of the Civil War with quotes and photos
The Confederate States of America
This is the Confederate section of Shotgun's American Civil War Home Page
Cyndi's List Civil War/War Between the States
The Civil War/War Between the States section of Cyndi's List. A fabulous collection of indexed and categorized genealogy links.
The Valley Of The Shadow
Two Communities in the American Civil War
This highly acclaimed site is the work of historian Edward L. Ayers and company and is a project of the University of Virginia.
Southern Women In The Civil War Taken from the Southern Historical Society Papers.
David Creigh and the Burning of Chambersburg
Battlefields and Historic Sites
Loyalties in Conflict: Union and Confederate Sentiment in Barbour County
Belle Boyd House
Battle of Blue's Gap
Bulltown Historic Area
The Battle of Bulltown
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
The Battle of Carnifex Ferry
"The Civil War Comes to Charleston,"
Letter Describing the Battle of Cheat Mountain
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Battle of Droop Mountain
The Battle of Fairmont
Fayetteville, West Virginia, During the Civil War
Loyalty and Civil Liberty in Fayette County During the Civil War
General John Fremont Evacuates the Town of Franklin
Guyandotte Meeting, 20 April 1861
Burning of Guyandotte
The Tragic Fate of Guyandotte
General McClellan's Headquarters - Anna Jarvis Birthplace
Grafton National Cemetery
Harper's Ferry National Historical Park
Destruction of Harpers Ferry Armory
Siege of Harpers Ferry
Jackson's Mill - Boyhood Home of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
The Jenkins Plantation
Laurel Hill / Belington
Battle of Lewisburg
Destruction of Mercer Salt Works
The Beginning: Philippi, 1861
Philippi Covered Bridge and Historic District
Battle of Philippi
Pocanontas County Civil War Sites
Burning of Princeton During Civil War
Rich Mountain Battlefield
Battle of Rich Mountain
Rich Mountain Revisited
Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association
Battle of Shepherdstown [NPS]
Map of Battle of Shepherdstown [NPS]
Battle of Shepherdstown [wvcivilwar.com]
Bloody Day at Boteler's Ford [eHistory.net]
Sinking Creek Raid
Burning Of Sutton
The Battle of the Top of the Allegheny
West Virginia Independence Hall
West Virginia State Capitol
Weston State Hospital
Lincoln and the "Vast Question" of West Virginia
Nathan Goff, Jr., in the Civil War
The Confederate Postal Service in West Virginia
A Civil War Diary from French Creek: Selections from the Diary of Sirene Bunten
Five Tri-State Women During the Civil War
West Virginia in the Civil War
WV American Civil War Research Site West Virginia Archives Sources
Civil War site related to Confederate West Virginia history.
"The Confederate Postal Service in West Virginia,"
The Battle Flags Of The State (Fifth [West] Virginia)
"Five Tri-State Women During the Civil War,"
Cleon Moore: War Incidents
Roster of the Jefferson Guards
George S. Patton to James C. Welch, 16 June 1861
Jones-Imboden Raid (Time Trail)
George W. Peterkin to Father (from Gettysburg), 7 July 1863
Joseph A. J. Lightburn to George, 17 June 1863
Sources on Belle Boyd
"A Civil War Diary From French Creek: Selections From the Diary of Sirene Bunten,"
"Nathan Goff, Jr., in the Civil War,"
Sources on J. E. Hanger
Thomas Maley Harris
Sources on Nancy Hart
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
Obituaries for William H. Powell
West Virginia Soldier Bugler at Surrender of General Robert E. Lee
Jesse Lee Reno
Joseph Snider Letters
David Hunter Strother
Confederate Monument Dedicated in Monroe County
Invitation to the Annual Reunion of the 36th Ohio Volunteers at Lewisburg
Sources on Anna Jarvis
Establishment of Mothers Day (Time Trail)
Annual Reunion of West Virginia Confederate Veterans
West Virginia Confederate Reunion, Beckley, 1918
Dedication of Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Program for the Seventieth Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry
Maryland In The Civil War
The Battle of Antietam on the Web
A comprehensive information source on the 1862 battle at Sharpsburg, Maryland.
1st West Virginia Infantry (3 months service)
1st West Virginia Infantry
1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry (consolidation of 5th & 9th West Virginia Infantry)
2nd West Virginia Infantry (later the 5th West Virginia Cavalry)
2nd West Virginia Veteran Infantry (consolidation of 1st & 4th West Virginia Infantry)
3rd West Virginia Infantry (later the 6th West Virginia Cavalry)
4th West Virginia Infantry
5th West Virginia Infantry
6th West Virginia Infantry
7th West Virginia Infantry
8th West Virginia Infantry (later the 7th West Virginia Cavalry)
9th West Virginia Infantry
10th West Virginia Infantry
11th West Virginia Infantry
12th West Virginia Infantry
13th West Virginia Infantry
14th West Virginia Infantry
15th West Virginia Infantry
16th West Virginia Infantry
17th West Virginia Infantry
45th Infantry, United States Colored Troops
Independent Battalion Infantry
1st Independent Company Loyal Virginians
1st West Virginia Cavalry
2nd West Virginia Cavalry
3rd West Virginia Cavalry
4th West Virginia Cavalry
5th West Virginia Cavalry (formerly the 2nd West Virginia Infantry)
6th West Virginia Cavalry (formerly the 3rd West Virginia Infantry)
7th West Virginia Cavalry (formerly the 8th West Virginia Infantry)
Battery A, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery B, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery C, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery D, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery E, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery F, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery G, West Virginia Light Artillery
Battery H, West Virginia Light Artillery Broom of Destruction: Captain Blazer's Scouts
The Jessie Scouts
The First West Virginia Infantry
Civil War Battle Summaries
From the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report on the Nation?s Civil War Battlefields.
Civil War Battle Summaries by State
General Resource Sites
1860's Foods: Union, Confederate & on the Frontier
Excerpted authentic cooking information and recipes from the North Collins (NY) Historical Society book by the same name.
Access Genealogy - U.S. Military Resources for the Civil War
American Civil War
From the home page of Nikki Roth-Skiles, highlighting several regiments in which her ancestors served.
The American Civil War
From Dakota State University - Madison, South Dakota
American Civil War Search Directory
The American Civil War - The Struggle to Preserve the Union
A look at the causes, characters, and history of the American Civil War.
American Civil War Home Page
Categorized links to other Civil War resources on the web.
A Brief Introduction to Genealogy and the American Civil War
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion
Transcription of a book 1864 in the style of the Bible.
The Civil War
This site has extensive, original illustrations from the Civil War, as they appeared in the pages of Harper's Weekly. Slave Heritage Resource Center, and more.
Examines the Civil War through the Smithsonian Institution's extensive collections.
The Civil War Archive
[The original link is broken. This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]
The Civil War Lady
Historical, military, & genealogical research of the American Civil War.
Civil War Records Online -- Sassytazzy's Online Genealogy Research Library
Civil war rosters, documents & records.
Civil War Resources
The Civil War Project
Providing information on the Civil War at the state and national level.
Civil War Resources
Civil War Resources on the Internet: Abolitionism to Reconstruction (1830's - 1890's)
Civil War Search - A Search Directory for the American Civil War
Civil War Soldier Vocabulary
The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS)
Online searchable database of over 5 million soldiers from 30 states and territories.
Civil War Virtual Archive Web Ring
The Civil War Virtual Archive Web
Categorized index of over 1,500 Confederacy related sites.
The Confederate Network
Confederate States of America
This site presents original Harper's Weekly news accounts.
CWOL Webring (Civil War On-line)
Many Civil War links.
History of Mapping the Civil War
From the Library of Congress.
Index of Civil War Information Available on the Internet
Lesser Known Historical Excerpts Relevant to The War for Southern Independence
Contains annotated historical excerpts that address neglected history of the nature of the War Between the States.
Military History: United States Civil War (1861-1865)
U.S. Civil War Center
Links and resources for Civil War information.
U.S. Civil War Center -- Civil War Links Index
US Civil War Factbook
Chronology, info on casualties, the Confederacy and a discussion forum.
War for Southern Independence Links
The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Online searchable scanned images of the OR.
General Civil War site with many links to Civil War sites including a genealogy page of links.
Bull Run Civil War Round Table
Civil War Richmond
Primary sources, photographs, and maps relating to the life and history of the Confederate Capital.
The Southern Home Front 1861-1865 From Documenting the American South.
Virginia Civil War Home Page
Libraries, Archives & Museums
Museum of the Confederacy ~ Richmond, Virginia Old Court House Civil War Museum
Winchester, Virginia, served as a prison/hospital during the Civil War. U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress
A searchable catalog of U.S. Civil War regimental histories in the Library of Congress. USGenWeb Archives: West Virginia: Civil War Files Virginia Military Institute Archives
Includes full text manuscripts, images, and an online historical VMI rosters database for surname resear