Wednesday, May 24, 2006

The American Civil War, or War between the States

Civil War Soldier and Sailors System: - now complete, with all 6.3 million service records of Union and Confederate soldiers!

The Civil War at a Glance (USPS - timeline, links to maps):

Civil War Rosters, by State:

The American Civil War Homepage:, and

Access Genealogy Civil War Resource Center:

Online Civil War Indexes, Records & Rosters:

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War National Graves Registration Database: or directly to the search:

US Civil War Center Cemetery Dabatase:

Civil War Pension Acts 1865 - 1930:

The Civil War Pension Law:

Ordering Civil War Pension Records - Union & Confederate:

If NARA doesn't have the Pension file you need, and you must contact the VA for them, here is a tutorial on Obtaining Military Pension Files from the VA:

$$$ American Civil War Research Database:

Compiled Military Service Records - $$$, or FREE on microfilm at NARA

Civil War Maps, 1861-1865:

Catalog of American Civil War photographs from the Special Collections Branch of U.S. Army Military History Institute:

Sons of Confederate Veterans:

United Daughters of the Confederacy:

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War:

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865:

A Brief Introduction to Genealogy and the American Civil War - map American States During the Civil War:

Civil War Potpourri:

Kansas State Historical Society:

Louisiana State University’s US Civil War Center:

South Carolina Department of Archives and History - Confederate Pension Applications 1919-1938:

Florida Confederate Pension Application Files:

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. - Henry David Thoreau

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