Follow the events of the Civil War with digital versions of maps created by the United States Military Academy's Department of History.
Overview, online resources, and guidance for classroom discussion. On TeacherServe from the National Humanities Center.
Four-part article exploring the causes of the conflict.
Complete online text of the Official Records of the Civil War.
A detailed account of the first twelve months of the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee, from his assumption of command on June 1, 1862, to the eve of the climactic battle at Gettysburg.
"The Army Flag and Its Streamers" was prepared by the Office of the Chief of Military History, to provide general summaries of each of the campaigns displayed on the Army flag.
A site for information about Civil War hospital stewards. Includes a list of Civil War medicines.
Civil War on the Western Border -- a summary from Bleeding Kansas to the surrender, including rarely seen newspaper articles.
US-CS balloons, telegraph, cryptography, Army-Navy signals, covert operations, forum, interactive code study lessons.
Listing of slang terms still used in today's language.