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Civil War Resources

  • American Civil War Homepage - View a directory of links ranging from general resources to images and battles; a good resource for anyone interested in the history of the American Civil War.

  • Civil War Interactive - Find historical information on the Civil War as well as current information on historic Civil War sites.


  • Civil War: 150 Years - "The National Park Service commemorates a defining event in our nation's history and its legacy in the continuing fight for civil rights."

  • Military History Online, Civil War - Access details, maps, troop movements, and much more on this site dealing with the battles of Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, and Antietam. More battle sites will be included in the future.

  • How the Cotton Gin Started the Civil War - An article from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers that outlines the effect one invention had on slavery and the entire economy of the American South.