A few of my favorite links concerning 
  American Civil War, American History,
  Geneology and some General Topics

Chronicling America-Historic American Newspapers  a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program  

Find Law                      Laws, Legal, Lawyers 
US Civil War Information
The United States Civil War was a monumental event that shaped American history. Taking place between the years of 1861-1865, the American Civil War battles were fought on US soil, mostly in the Southern states. The American Civil War was one of the most deadliest wars in US history. However, the American Civil War ended the issue of slavery as well as giving the United States Government more power and control over the country.
Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics
Constitution-14th Amendment- This article provides an easy read on the constitution's  14th amendment along with some great external resources that
 provide more information on the civil war amendments.
14th Amendment   A great article on the 14th, submited to my by Libby, a ambitious young student in a homestudy group.
Library of Congress
Abraham Lincoln Online -- Your Source for Lincoln News
Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
Mr. Lincoln's White House  Broken into 7 segments including full (and fully footnoted) histories and accounts of Lincoln'f time in the White House, the White House itself, and nearby Washington, etc. Each of these is divided yet again to more specific topics and people. One of the best Civil War related websites out there!
The Abraham Lincoln Newspaper Archive.  Search newspaper articles about Lincoln in more than 25,000 Historical newspaper pages. NewspaperArchive.com, the largest newspaper data base available online, has provided a free archive on the history of Abraham Lincoln for the public to view  thousands of original newspapers articles. The archive included stores from Lincoln's presidental campaign in 1860, the Gettysburg Address, his assassination on April 14, 1865, along with thousands of other headlines on the 16th president.
On the assassination of President Lincoln  Site contributed by students at  lexmiddleschool, located in Woodstock, Vermont
A History of Illinois in the Civil War  by HomeAdvisor
American Memory from the Library of Congress
USConstitution.net
NARA | Prologue
Civil War Talk Radio     or visit   Impediments Of War       Lists, by Season, and has links to, all the programs presented by Civil War Book Radio, hosted by Gerald J. Prokopowicz, author of  All For the Regiment-The Army of the Ohio, 1861-1862
Clara Barton   Site contributed by students of  a  After School Program  sponsored by  The Youth  Empowerment  House,
Black Medal of Honor Recipients· Photos
Behind the Stonewall   360° Panoramic Images (Gettysburg, Chickamuaga,79th PA Infantry)
Civil War Maps Collection
Gettysburg       A major site concerning everything Gettysburg,  Articles by leading writers, links, and home of the Gettysburg online discussion group. 
Gettysburg Daily     Daily photos, area updates, and online vitural tours by guides and Rangers at the Park.
Battle of Brices Cross Roads-Baldwyn, Mississippi
Battle of Franklin, Tenn Nov 20, 1864
Civil War on the Western Border-The Missouri-Kansas conflict, 1865-1865
Making of America    University of Michigan, over 8,500 books, magazines and articles online, and in excess of  2 1/2 million pages.
Making of America    Cornell's contribution to the Making of America project
Documenting the      Diaries, and  first person narratives of the American South
American South   
         University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
American Slave  Narratives             Work of the WPA
Project Gutenburg       The goal here is 1 million books online and free
Civil War Books and Authors  
Upcoming American Civil War Books
Online Books      A entry point  for searching for books and articles found online. Owner does try to keep up to date links for new digital books and other material appearing online.  Available are 800,000 books via this site.
Shotguns Civil War Homepage     A personal webpage filled with many useful links, discussions, and studies. Recently Shotgun took over the chat room associated with Civil War Premium.
     
Due to the death of Dick Weeks, owner of  civilwarhome.com the chat room and book discussions are no longer available. However, through the generosity of the  owner of Civil War Talk, a high quality discussion group at www.civilwartalk.com , the information at Shotguns website is still available.
       And, the book discussion group is again open via  History Book Chat
The Valley of the Shadow    Towns, 200 miles apart, in the Great Valley. Alike in many ways, but  one  is Rebel and the other is Union. Come on by and visit them. 
An American Time Capsule    
Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
MEXICAN WAR -- Aztec Club of 1847 - Military Society of the Mexican War -- Union General Biographies, Confederal General Biographies, Histories, Journals, galleries of Army and Navy battle scenes and uniforms, battle chronologies and statistics, all on the Mexican American War
eHistory                      Another excellent site, Diaries, books, letters
Civil War Cavalry        A Call to Arms for the Civil War Buff
"Guns & Other Weaponry from the Civil War"   ( site brought to my attention by a  9th grade Social Studies student at  "Brighter Futures Charter School" in California )
Civil War Projectiles, A community dedicated to the study of the Bullets, Cartridges, Artillery
and Firearms used during the Civil War
Confederate Railroads  Only  once been been given a detailed examination, "The Railroads of the Confederacy," by Robert Black, is a sixty-year-old look at the entire subject. Though a classic, and the essential starting point in understanding the railroads, Black was unable to cover the entire subject in depth.    With this site, we get a much more detailed picture of the railroads.  This is a excellent website for CW Railroad students.
Governor Morton's Telegraph Books-During the CW, Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton's
staff recorded thousands of the governor's incoming and outgoing telegrams in small, bound
books. Continued here...........
General Lew Wallace Study and Museum    On Oct 7, 2008,  First Lady Laura Bush will have awarded the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries, at a White House ceremony. Only 5 museums and 5 Libraries are awarded this Medal each year. For more imformation, and a picture of the medal, visit the Lew Wallace site.
The Secession Commisioners    A web site, created to compliment the book "Apostles of Disunion" by Charles B. Fry   
Causes of the Civil War    Website of  James Epperson  
State Secession Journals:  Arkansas:         http://www.archive.org/details/journalofbothses00arka

                                            South Carolina: http://www.archive.org/details/journ...vent00soutrich

                                            North Carolina: http://www.archive.org/details/journalofconven00nort

                                            Florida:              http://www.archive.org/details/journalofproceed00flor

                                            Mississippi:       http://www.archive.org/details/journalofstateco00miss

                                            Alabama:            http://www.archive.org/details/historydebatesof00smit

                                           Georgia:              http://www.archive.org/details/journalofpublics00geor

                                           Virginia:              http://www.archive.org/details/journalofactspro00virg
Papers of Jefferson Davis

      Civil War and History  Books and CD-Rom  Dealers Online
C.Clayton Thompson        Very large selection of Civil  Books,expanding into Books on the  Revolutionary War
Broadfoot Publishing Co.      Publisher of Civil War Books and Civil War Reference CD's

Edward R.Hamilton     Every topic from Autobiography to War. And at  great discount prices!
The General's Books  An Affiliate of Blue & Gray Magazine
                          Please take the time to email me about  any broken links at mobile_96@yahoo.com.  
updated 11-12-16

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