Civil War Resources
Civil war links to battles, people, photographs and much more.
The Smithsonian was only 15 years old when the war started. This site has many artifacts from the Civil War.
This site has many links for the topics of the Civil War.
Learn about the causes and effects of the Civil War.
Click here to find all kinds of interesting facts about the Civil War: battle names, boys in the war, Civil War "firsts," famous horses, names, etc.
This site offers sections on battles, medicine, biographies, naval war and more.
Use this interactive map on major Civil War locations and battles to help with research, reports, or projects
PBS tells the story of foot soldiers, politicians, and women during the war. Take a virtual tour of a slave cabin and learn about slavery.
Read about each battle during the Civil War.
Learn about the major battles of the Civil War.
Each battle of the war was recorded by commanders in the battle. Read their reports at this site.
Look at the flags used in the battles during the Civil War.
The data is based on the total casualties (killed, wounded, missing and captured).
Learn about the leaders on both sides of the war.
Cyber Sleuth Kids compiled this index of famous people.
Learn about gun shot wounds, amputations, and other medical procedures performed in a Civil War hospital.
Read about the nurses, doctors, and patients of the Civil War.
Look at pictures of the hospital on the battlefield.
Read an overview of the medical treatment received by soldiers in the war.
Look at pictures of hospital tents, surgical instruments, and field dressings. Also, take virtual tours of the museum.
Look surgical sets doctors used during the Civil War.
Look at maps of sections of the United States.
View the drawings on one of the first submarines.
Submarines were used in the Civil War for combat.
Learn about the history of the Civil War submarine and view several photographs.
The camera was invented 22 years before the Civil War. Learn how the camera was used during the war.
This site has over 1,000 photos that include civilians, military life, battles, medicine, etc.
Hundreds of photographs are shown at this site.
This timeline shows the time period of slavery in the United States.
Take a 360 degree view of a slave cabin in Charleston.
Learn about the abolitionist, the underground railroad and the condition of slaves.
Where immigrants who worked in the Northern factories living in the same conditions as the Southern slaves?
The war between the states brought many new inventions to the United States.
The cotton gin, anesthesia, steam engine and many other inventions became popular during the Civil War period.
Learn about the events of the war from 1861-1865.
View the events of the Civil War.
Women of the War
Read about the women who supported their cause during the Civil War.
Learn about the important women of the Civil War.