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From December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777, Washington’s soldiers would win a series of victories at Trenton and Princeton that proved instrumental to rekindling Patriot morale and keeping the cause for American independence alive. The Civil War Trust is proud to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign. Donations through the CFC and State workplace charitable campaigns have helped saved...
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He American Civil War was the greatest war in American history. 3 million fought - 600,000 paid the ultimate price for freedom. And a war for freedom it was. The desire for freedom traveled deeper than the color of skin and farther than the borders of any state. There are hundreds of thousands of pages of information available through this site. Peruse the Official Record of the war, check out...
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The Civil War Home Page brings together thousands of pages of Civil War material including information on Battles, Documents, Associations, Letters & Diaries, Research Records, Biographical Information, Photos, Reenacting and Unit Information. The Civil War Home Page contains thousands of pages...
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Slavery’s supporters wanted its established boundaries to expand with the country, while abolitionists continued thwarting their efforts. The senate formed a Select Committee to address major points of contention, resulting in the Compromise of 1850. The Compromise is a set of five provisions...
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CivilWarTalk is an online community of Historians, Skirmishers, Re-enactors, and Enthusiasts dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information relating to all aspects of the American Civil War. The American Civil War, arguably the most traumatic event in the history of the United States, was...
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Free Pennsylvania Civil War rosters and muster rolls, regimental histories, pensions, diaries, biographies, newspaper transcriptions, flags, and Medal of Honor Recipients. All written by Pennsylvania soldiers - Diaries written in the field, histories written about regiments in which the author served, letters home, letters by soldiers seeking to get their officer removed, speech. Many soldier...
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The Louisiana Area Historical Museum of Louisiana, Missouri is in the process of preserving a Confederate flag that has been donated to it. The flag belonged to Col. Joseph C. Porter’s 1st Northeast Missouri Calvary. After preservation efforts are completed, thanks to a grant... On May 21st, 2016 Bremo Auctions will conduct a live online auction of Civil War documents. The documents include a...
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Assembled here is a collection of over 21,840 modern photos and panoramas of Civil War sites. The photos (1950's - June 2016) and narratives were provided by the Webmaster and 170 contributors. Included are numerous wartime photos, as well as several official records, reports and maps. Because of the extensive content of CivilWarAlbum.com the site is best viewed with a broadband connection. I...
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First announced to the public on Feb. 1, 1996; last updated on June 8, 2017. The American Civil War is one of the most momentous and controversial periods in American history. This site was founded with the intent of collecting copies of or links to as many primary documents from the period of the secession crisis as is reasonably possible, with the goal of shedding light on the causes of...
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Archaeological work will be undertaken at selected venues. A teacher workshop for renewal credit is planned about the programs which will be designed to meet eighth grade curriculum standards. Exhibitions and Special Events The North Carolina Museum of History will build upon previous exhibits and highlight aspects of the war over the course of the anniversary period. Several works of art...
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December 15, 1939, marked a turning in interpretation and image of the American Civil War. Perhaps one could argue that the turning point had started earlier in 1936 when the novel that inspired the movie hit shelves across the nation, beginning a tidal wave that would eventually envelop the globe. That December night in Atlanta, thousands of people lined the streets and hundreds packed into...
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Brigadier General John D. Kennedy, C.S.A., was hit by a minié ball at First Bull Run. Having duly recorded the injury in his journal, he decided to keep score. Severely wounded at Gettysburg, he was sent South to recover. Fighting under Johnston in the Carolina campaign, he received his third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth wounds. In addition, he wrote, "On fifteen separate...
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Civil War Washington examines the U.S. national capital from multiple perspectives as a case study of social, political, cultural, and medical/scientific transitions provoked or accelerated by the Civil War. The project draws on the methods of many fields. Historical manuscript and print materials chronicling and interpreting the experience of war and life in the District. Database identifying...
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Welcome to the Civil War Saga! This site is dedicated to the history of the Civil War era. The Civil War was a pivotal time in American history and forever changed our society, culture and politics. It was a time of emotional and physical turmoil and affected not only the people who fought in the war but also the many civilians at home all across the country. It devastated towns, populations,...
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Over 1,000 High Resolution Civil War Images, Photographs and Cartes de Visites. Over 1,000 Civil War Images, Civil War Photographs and Cartes de Visites including Army Life, United States and Confederate Government Officers, Union and Confederate Generals and Soldiers, Civilians, Battle Field Photos, Casualties, Infantry Units, Cavalry, Units, Artillery Units, Engineering Units, Navy Units and...
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He Civil War in Mississippi was waged on land and sea. The Mississippi River being vital to both the Union and the Confederacy, bitter battles were fought to take and keep it. Corinth, Port Gibson, Holly Springs, Iuka, Vicksburg, and other sites became fiercely contested battlegrounds. Some of the war's most famous fighters struggled on these battlegrounds, including Ulysses S. Grant, William...
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The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas by sanctioning events, encouraging research and education programs related to Civil War Arkansas, and preserving the sites that witnessed the Civil War in Arkansas. The Civil War Sesquicentennial was celebrated between 2011 and 2015. The Commission ceased to exist on December 31,...
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Civil War Artillery. Hundreds of photographs of Civil War Artillery Projectiles, Cannon, Fuses, Glossary of terms, and much, much more. This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them for Civil War Artillery. The Civil War Artillery Projectile and Cannon Home Page.
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The PA Civil War 150 commemoration has concluded. You are viewing a static, archived version of the PA Civil War 150 website which will not be updated. It is a snapshot of the website with minor modifications as it appeared on July 16, 2015. If you listen closely, you can almost hear the roar of cannons in this fateful corner of Pennsylvania. Learn about the big battles, the small sacrifices...
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With interactive programs, primary documents, and lesson plans, the educators' page provides for the needs of all types of teachers. See history through the eyes of those who lived it at The Civil War in Missouri, an exhibition of the Missouri History Museum. Enthusiasts will find a wide variety of books, gifts, and souvenirs that reflect Missouri's Civil War heritage. Your source for Civil...
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