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  American Civil War Encyclopedia Article @ Misjudged.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a separatist conflict between the United States Federal government (the "Fugitive slave laws") and eleven Nicolay, John George that declared their postwar disputes and formed the Emancipation Proclamation, led by 2 A house divided against itself Wars of the United States.
The main results of the war were the restoration and strengthening of the Union, and the end of Copperheads in the United States.
On Naval Battles of the American Civil War, Reconstruction, Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as President.
www.misjudged.org /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (7342 words)

  
 American Civil War - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a sectional conflict in the United States between the Federal government ("Union") and 11 southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
The immediate causes of secession and war were the issue of slavery in the territories and the election of Abraham Lincoln, which signaled the end of Southern control over the federal government.
Americans with Confederate ancestors cherish the memory of their bravery and determination, yet their cause is also tied to the history of African American slavery.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (9145 words)

  
 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the United States – of which 23 mostly northern states remained at the outset of the conflict (two new states would be admitted during it) – and the newly-formed
War of 1812, and the 1832 Nullification Crisis with regard to tariffs.
The War of Southern Rebellion, The War to Save the Union and The War for Abolition; these names are in even rarer modern use than their pro-Southern counterparts, due to comparatively lesser interest in Civil War heritage study in the North.
www.brujula.net /english/wiki/American_Civil_War.html   (4985 words)

  
 Civil War, Underground Railroad, Slavery, Emancipation Links
Digital History and the American Civil War - These projects represent the work of six teams of students at the University of Virginia in HIUS 403 "Digital History and the American Civil War." The projects are fully developed web sites on a topic of importance for the Valley Project.
Known as a turning point in our great Civil War, the battlefield is preserved by the National Park Service as a symbol of America's struggle to survive as a nation, and as a lasting memorial to the armies and the soldiers who served in that great conflict.
American Civil War: The Army of Virginia and The Army of the Potomac
www.sussexcountyettc.org /links_civil_war.htm   (6997 words)

  
 ipedia.com: American Civil War Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The American Civil War is often called the first total war because of its tremendous drain on the economies of the participants.
The American Civil War was also the first war in which trenches were dug on a wide scale, such as in defense of Vicksburg or at Cold Harbor.
In 1905, a campaign medal was authorized for Civil War veterans, known as the Civil War Campaign Medal.
www.ipedia.com /american_civil_war.html   (2529 words)

  
 Browse Topic: Civil War
Civil War Soldiers System (CWSS), sponsored by the National Park Service and partner organizations is developing searchable databases of cemeteries (in progress), regiments and individual service records, and an exhibit on A History of African Americans in the Civil War.
A Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment: Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers documents the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Civil War Maps: Geography and Map Division consists of reconnaissance, sketch, coastal, and theater-of-war maps which depict troop activities and fortifications during the Civil War.
www.library.okstate.edu /govdocs/browsetopics/civilwar.html   (1615 words)

  
 American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a separatist conflict between the United States Federal government (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
The causes of the war, the reasons for its outcome, and even the name of the war itself are subjects of lingering controversy even today.
Late in the war, the Union Red River Campaign was a failure.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Civil_War   (10747 words)

  
 MNHS.ORG | Library | History Topics | African American Civil Rights Movement
The civil rights movement grew out of a century of grassroots efforts in a long struggle for racial justice for African Americans.
Fighting for desegregation and against discrimination and the denial by society of their legitimate claim to equal human and civil rights, were acts of courage in the prevailing climate of police brutality and lynching.
Civil and human rights organizations and activities, especially in St. Paul and Minnesota, are well documented in the papers, as are evidences of discrimination in schooling, housing, and employment.
www.mnhs.org /library/tips/history_topics/97civil.html   (1997 words)

  
 Finding Primary Sources on the Civil War, UM Libraries
The Civil War is one of the most extensively described events in human history--according to one estimate, at least 50,000 books have been written about it, and every week adds to the total.
Mid-nineteenth century American literacy rates (at least for whites) were very high (among the highest in the world at the time), and many soldiers and civilians recorded their experiences in some form.
The official military records of the Civil War were published in The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, a set of 130 volumes.
www.lib.umd.edu /UMCP/MCK/civil_war_resources.html   (1342 words)

  
 American History 102: Student Web Notes
America has been split apart by three major wars: in the 1770's the American Revolution; in the 1970's the Vietnam War; and, in the middle of this period, the Civil War.
American businessmen found themselves resorting to new ideologies and "scientific" terminology to defend themselves from angry Americans who felt the trusts were destroying traditional ways of life.
At the core of this dissent was the war in Vietnam, a war considered immoral by its opponents.
us.history.wisc.edu /hist102/html/notes.html   (3069 words)

  
 Civil War
The 1st Alabama Cavalry,Company C, United States Volunteers is the premier Civil War dismounted cavalry reenactment unit in Alabama.
We are a civil war unit based in southern Ohio.
Contains a collection of Civil War battlefield photographs and a very large list of reenactment units.
b.webring.com /hub?ring=civilwar   (890 words)

  
 Civil War Potpourri Page
This provides a list of the Confederate generals who were killed in action or died of wounds as a result of that action.
This lists provides definitions of some of the more obscure terms that will be encountered when researching Civil War era documentation.
This provides a list of the Union generals who were killed in action or died of wounds as a result of that action.
www.civilwarhome.com /potpourr.htm   (1759 words)

  
 AmericanRevolution
Fought alongside her husband in the American Revolutionary War, and was the first woman to receive a pension from the U.S. government as a disabled soldier
Legendary heroine of the Revolutionary War, part-time spy, full-time Patriot, she helped to defend the State of Georgia and single-handedly captured a small group of Tories.
During the Revolutionary War, Rebecca prevented a British raiding party from landing by firing a cannon filled with grapeshot at an approaching British sloop.
www.kidinfo.com /American_History/American_Revolution.html   (1386 words)

  
 American Memory from the Library of Congress - List All Collections
African Americans ~ Daniel A. Murray ~ Pamphlets ~ 1818-1907
Civil War Soldiers, Pennsylvania ~ Multiformat ~ 1861-1865
Civil War Washington, D.C. ~ Horatio Nelson Taft ~ Diary ~ 1861-1865
memory.loc.gov /ammem/browse/ListAll.php   (475 words)

  
 Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians
Although many sources state that the 1870 census is the first to enumerate the Indian population, genealogists can find Native Americans in the 1860 census.
The thousands of claims and other records in the American State Papers preserved from the archives and manuscript records of the Senate and House contain a wealth of information on individuals and families living in America from 1789 to 1838.
You can view and download copies of the original arrest report, fingerprint card, and an illustration of the bus showing where she sat that on that historic day.
www.archives.gov /genealogy/index.html   (418 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Flags of the American Civil War (3): State & Volunteer (Men-at-Arms): Books: Philip Katcher,Rick Scollins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flags of the American Civil War (2): Union (Men-at-Arms) by Philip Katcher
Most Civil War soldiers, although they served in a national Union or Confederate Army, fought under a state designation and often felt that they were representing their state as much as their country.
Most Civil War soldiers, although they served in a national Union or Confederate Army, fought under a state designation-eg.
www.amazon.com /Flags-American-Civil-War-Men-at-Arms/dp/1855323176   (1189 words)

  
 Awesome Library - Social_Studies
African American Women During the Civil War (University of Maryland)
Provides an annotated list of sources of information on the Civil War.
Four years of war had ruined many levees and dikes, and in the lower reaches of the river the foaming water was over the banks for miles.
www.awesomelibrary.org /Classroom/Social_Studies/History/Civil_War.html   (370 words)

  
 List of American Civil War topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of topics relating to the American Civil War.
Plight of the common soldier in the American Civil War
American Civil WarAmerican Civil War people • Battles • Union Army generals • Union armies • Union Army corps • Confederate States of America (CSA) • Confederate Army generals • Confederate armies • National Battlefields • Veterans' Organizations
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_American_Civil_War_topics   (513 words)

  
 The Civil War
This visual timeline offers hyperlinks to photos of important Civil War generals.
This two-page quiz features fifty questions about the Civil War, one for each of the fifty states.
Many Civil War battles are known by two different names.
www.mce.k12tn.net /civil_war/civil_war.htm   (234 words)

  
 CivilWar
Digitized images cover slavery and abolition, the weapons and leaders of the war, and the life and culture of the times.
A timeline, list of battles, an archive of historic places and, of course, the people who were involved.
Background and Causes of the War; Political and Social Catalysts for the War; Major Political and Military Leaders; Events and Battles of 1861-1862; Naval War; Events and Battles of 1863; Events and Battles of 1864-1865; Civilians and Miscellaneous; Reconstruction
www.kidinfo.com /American_History/Civil_War.html   (958 words)

  
 History & Wars - World War 2 - Historical Gift Ideas.
History and Wars strives to ensure that generations to come will never forget our past.Relive these historic moments that have affected our lives both directly and indirectly and have also reshaped our world.
History and War will be happy to answer all your questions about various history and war topics.
History and War offers online support and daily updated history and war facts about World War 2, Vietnam, and many others on our History Facts Blog.
www.historyandwars.com   (413 words)

  
 Amazon.com: American Civil War, The: Books: Edward F Dolan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grade 4-7?Trying to condense the many compelling incidents and convoluted issues of the Civil War is a daunting task, but Dolan is fairly successful.
The battle maps are clear and easy to read, but the fl-and-white photographs and reproductions add little to readers' understanding of the text or the war; rather, they seem stuck in to fill space.
Sidebars carry discussions of topics such as women in the war, fl soldiers, ironclad ships, and slavery.
www.amazon.com /American-Civil-War-Edward-Dolan/dp/0761302557   (992 words)

  
 WHO | List of NGOs in Official Relations with WHO
List of NGOs in Official Relations with WHO
List of 189 nongovernmental organizations in official relations with WHO reflecting decisions of EB113, January 2004
The Civil Society Initiative is responsible, among other matters, for the administration of WHO's formal relations with NGOs.
www.who.int /civilsociety/relations/official_relations/en   (288 words)

  
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It was a release from the classical strictures of the academies where accuracy of forms, figures and architecture, was required before the application of color.
AskART features dozens of links to General Interest Categories including Cartoonists, Civil War Art and Highest Auction Prices.
A complete list of AskART's Popular Topics in the column to the left.
www.askart.com /interest/TopCivilWar_a.asp   (277 words)

  
 Research - Main Page
Research your topic before you visit us to see the records.
In light of the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, we are re-evaluating access to some previously open archival materials.
Photos of Native Americans and by Ansel Adams
www.archives.gov /research/index.html   (369 words)

  
 Civil War Index Page
The newly opened American Civil War Center, Richmond, Virginia, located in the historic Tredegar Ironworks buildings.
Historical Markers of the Civil War, Historical Markers Data Base.
John C. Willis discussing Civil War navies on
homepages.dsu.edu /jankej/civilwar/civilwar.htm   (130 words)

  
 Quia - Civil War
Major events and people during the Civil War
See a list of terms used in these activities.
To learn how to make your own, just like this, click here.
www.quia.com /jg/66005.html   (38 words)

  
 Civil War Web Sites
if any site listed below is inaccessible to you.
DAY BY DAY ACCOUNT OF THE WAR Go Go
GIRL'S LIFE IN VIRGINIA BEFORE THE WAR Go
members.aol.com /veterans/warlib6l.htm   (255 words)

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