Civil War

American Civil War Web Sites and Activities

Civil War Diaries and Letters: Library of Congress American Memory Project (In search box, type Civil War Diaries or Civil War Letters and select “Match all these words.”)

PBS – The Civil War

History/Social Science Score (Under “Resources,” select “by Grade Level Topic,” then select grade level 8; units 10 and 11)  (Use the Site Index to navigate.)

The American Civil War Homepage(Many links to Civil War sites)

History of the Underground Railroad

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War (documents and newspaper articles)

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Parks

Maps of National Historic Military Parks, Memorials, and Battlefields

American Battlefield Protection Program (summaries of Civil War battles)

Civil War Women

Selected Civil War Photographs