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Civil War

The American Civil War Homepage

The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865).

Civil War Resources on the Internet

Huge collection of links to explore, sponsored by Rutgers University Libraries.

Civil War Women

From the Special Collections Library, Duke University.

Letters from an Iowa Soldier in the Civil War

These letters are part of a collection written by Newton Robert Scott, Private, Company A, of the 36th Infantry, Iowa Volunteers. Scott’s letters are filled with rich details of the war and the living conditions in the Union camps in Mississippi, Missouri, Iowa and Arkansas.

Selected Civil War Photographs

Browse through photographs from the American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress.

Social Studies for Kids: Civil War

Read about the causes and see the heroes by clicking on these links. The Timeline of the American Civil War follows the American Civil War, from its causes to its conclusion. Key people and events are highlighted along the way.