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United States Civil War Center at LSU
Digital History ID 4237

The mission of the United States Civil War Center is to promote interdisciplinary study of the American Civil War. It was founded in 1993 by novelist David Madden, Professor of English at Louisiana State University, and is supported in part by a donation from the late Frank Magill, founder of Salem Press.

Mr. Lincoln’s White House
Digital History ID 4238

This site profiles six family members, 16 Cabinet officers and Vice Presidents, 21 Generals, 17 members of Congress, 18 staff members, and over two dozen other visitors.

Civil War Women
Digital History ID 4239

The Duke University Library has made Civil War era diaries available online, which bring women’s wartime experience to life.

Black Soldiers in the Civil War
Digital History ID 4240

This National Archives site uses original documents to describe the struggles of black soldiers to defeat slavery and to win equal rights within the Union Army.

Selected Civil War Photographs
Digital History ID 4241

This collection of over a thousand photographs from the Library of Congress includes military personnel, preparations for battle, battle after-effects, portraits of both Confederate and Union officers, politicians, cultural figures, and a selection of enlisted men.