- The Civil War Through a Child's Eyes, from the
Library of Congress focuses on the use of
historical fiction and primary sources to expand students'
perceptions of the Civil War era. Literature and photographic images
communicate, and influence human perspectives of historical
events. Specifically, the unit helps students to view the Civil
through a child’s eye, rather than from an adult perspective.
Ken Burn's The War
- The American Civil War Homepage
A collection of links to files
about the Civil War is maintained by the University of Tennessee.
- The United States Civil
This site maintained by Louisiana State University
indexes more than 2700 links about the Civil War.
- The American Civil War
comprehensive list of Civil War links maintained by Dakota
War Soldiers and Sailors System
A database of
resources about the Civil War organized by the National
- National Park Service
Civil War Web Site
The approaching Sesquicentennial of the American
Civil War (2011-2015) offers the current generation of Americans
a most important opportunity to know, discuss, and commemorate
this country's greatest national crisis, while at the same time
exploring its enduring relevance in the 21st century.
- Valley of the Shadow
Project designed by the
University of Virginia that explores the histories of two communities
living along the
- Murphy, Jim. The Boys' War: Conferderate and Union Soldiers
Talk about the Civil War. New York: Clarion Books, 1990.
E. Werner, Reluctant Witnesses