"Inspired by a true story from the Civil War, this movie examines the relationship
between a Confederate woman and a Union captain in rural Kentucky who are forced together
by the war and must make sense of their conflicting loyalties. Read reviews of the program
and listen to a RealAudio interview with director and writer Robby Henson on National
Public Radio's Morning Edition.
Civil War Publishing
Created by students in American History at the Friedell Center for Ninth Grade Learning in
Rochester, Minnesota. The students completed original research using media and library
Civil War Publishing
Created by students in American History 9 at the Friedell Center for Ninth Grade Learning
in Rochester, Minnesota. Students completed original research using resources found in the
media lab and public library. Includes Student handouts for Web Publishing Assignment.
The Civil War in Arkansas
Fearures "... a searchable database so you can find out what happened in various
counties during the war in Arkansas, Civil War stories about ancestors of current
Arkansans, information about several groups in Arkansas dedicated to recording, reenacting
and studying our Civil War heritage, and an interactive message board in which you can
share all you know ..about the Civil War in Arkansas."
Civil War Gazette
"You are a team of newspaper reporters, living in the civil war era. Battles are
raging all around you: brother pitted against brother; father against son; neighbor
Making of America
A collaborative effort of the University of Michigan and Cornell University to form
"...a thematically-related digital library documenting American social history from
the antebellum period through reconstruction." The plan is to have over 5,000 volumes
with imprints between 1850 - 1877 scanned and made available to the academic communities
at each institution. Hope the can showcase a few more for the site. Have students hit the
"browse" image and select an item from the data. Pages are present in graphic
format, where an image of the page is presented. Takes a little time for the image to
Civil War Interactive
Zine on the Civil War. Interested in making an Irish Stew for 50 people ?? Find out here.
The African-American Mosaic
Established and expanding site. See: Personal Stories and ACS New Directions, Abolition
Influence of Prominent Abolitionists, Conflict of Abolition and Slavery, Migration,
Western Migration and Homesteading, Chicago: Destination for the Great Migration, WPA,
Cavalcade of the American Negro, Authors and the Federal Writers' Project, Ex-slave
Virginia's Civil War from Page One Inc.
This is the Civil War site all should visit -- as it features descriptions of many of the
major battles and describes tours to visit the battle site today (with out all the flashy
Civil War Image Map
Presents a clickable map of the US that generates an image map of battles and national
Chicago Historical Society: Last Best Hope
Abraham Lincoln and The Promise of America. Use the "here" button to explore the
Lincoln exhibit (half way down page) and return later to explore the other links on the
Abraham Lincoln's Assassination
Visit Ford's Theatre, reproduced 1865 Lincoln Assassination Newspapers, The Postmortem
Career of John Wilkes Booth, Interesting Facts about Lincoln's Assassination and
Similarities Between the Lincoln/Kennedy Assassinations.
Graphics published by students of Berwick Academy Class of 2008. The key word here is
"published" and the concept can be applied to all grade levels.
American Slave Narratives
WPA project From 1936 to 1938 involving interviews with thousands of former slaves from
across the American South, with first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations,
in cities, and on small farms.
Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sank in the aftermath of her maiden attack on the Union
warship USS Housatonic. One of the first submarines, and the first to be used successfully
Although designated as a "driving tour", the site also inlcudes information
about the battles and people involved. Follows the path of Robert E. Lee's retreat from
Petersburg to his surrender at Appomattox.
Duke University Special Collections
Major exhibits: America Votes,Civil War Women, Third Person, First Person: Slave Voices
from the Special Collections Library and Still Going On:A multimedia celebration of the
centenary of the birth of William Grant. Key links to: Forced Migration - The Slave Trade
and the Nature of Chattel Slavery, Plantation America - The Work of Slaves, The Age of
Revolutions - Two Kinds of Freedom, Black Southerners in the Old South - The Slave
Community, The Problem of Freedom - The Destruction of American Slavery, Freedom's Strange
Although this page is linked elsewhere in the index, the historical dimensions of this web
site merit assignment to the history page as well. See the links to Missouri Compromise of
1820 and the Compromise 0f 1850, Fugitive Slave Act, Slavery polarizes the American
States, Lincoln Attacks Slavery, Dred Scott Case and Related documents and sites of
Duke University Special Collections Library
Civil War Women: On-line Archival Collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the
writings of women during the American Civil War. Currently includes the 1864 diary of a 16
year old girl and the papers of Confederate spy, Rose O'Neal Greenhow.
Civil War Artillery Web Site
A great page. I especially liked the link for "What is Artillery?" and the
grapic with the major parts of an artillery piece (soon to be an image map) with links to
descriptions and explanations.
Links to War, Peace, Memorials, links to 0ther Sites, Literature, Poetry, Letters, What
They had to say on War and Peace. The Memorial Day was first applied after the Civil War
and later applied to those who died in all American wars.
A collection of student papers on: The Ladies' Aid Society (Confederate service), Richmond
Theatre: fire!, Anna Chalmer's school for girls, Offices of the Southern Planter, The
seedier pubs at Rocketts Landing, Jackson Ward: free people of color, Richmond Female
Academy, Offices of the Southern Literary Messenger, Tredegar Iron Works (draft), The
Governor's Mansion (draft), Governor Henry Wise's office (draft), Rail crossing: watch
your step!, First Baptist Church of Richmond: meet Lott Cary.
Civil War data
Major emphasis - the American Civil War of 1861-1865. Secondary emphasis - publishing
cemetery records of various Oklahoma Counties. Links to Union Soldiers buried in Oklahoma
and Kansas, Sinking of the steamship SULTANA, 8th Iowa Cavalry, Cahaba Prison, Grand Army
of the Republic, plus records of many Oklahoma cemeteries.
The Ulysses S. Grant Association
Links to The Papers of Ulysses S. Grantand Grant's Military Service and Death of General
Grant and a poem by Walt Whitman. You might want to visit the Walt
Whitman Home Page - American Memory Collection, to see the recovered notebooks from
the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection. Offers access to four Walt Whitman
notebooks and a cardboard butterfly that disappeared from the Library of Congress in 1942
and was returned in 1995. Broad site topics: the arts, celebrities and prominent
individuals, poetry, war (Civil War). While you are at the site, click on "Future
Collections" for a view of what is planned for the future.
Illinois in the Civil War
Histories of Illinois Regiments, Heroes from Illinois, Sites in Illinois, etc., 1858
Lincoln-Douglas Senatorial Election Debates, Dyer's Histories of:
102nd--103rd--104th--105th Illinois Infantries, History of the 119th Illinois Infantry, US
Postal Service Civil War stamps, Famous Illinoisians with Civil War ties, Flags of
Illinois Regiments, Brief Intro to Genealogy & the American Civil War.