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Other Civil War Web Sites/ Institutions

AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy
http://www.afrigeneas.com

The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar
http://www.tredegar.org/

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities, the Library of Virginia.
The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), in partnership with the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Library of Virginia, makes available selected newspapers published between 1860 and 1922.
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Civil War Richmond’s Hospitals page: http://www.mdgorman.com/Hospitals/hospitals.htm

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/

CivilWarTalk, a forum for questions and discussions about the American Civil War!
http://civilwartalk.com/

Cornell University: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies
http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/browse.monographs/ofre.html

Cornell University: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/browse.monographs/waro.html

HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction (1857–1877)
Subscription database (Please visit the Library to use this resource).

The Library of Congress, American Memory Project
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?category=War,+Military.

The Museum of the Confederacy
http://www.moc.org

Marker History.com
http://www.markerhistory.com/virginia-civil-war-campaigns

National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) Research in Military Records: Civil War
http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/index.html

New York Times Archives
New York Times
Articles in the public domain (1851–1922) are free, as are articles published 1987–present. For the period 1923–1986, the archive returns an article preview with date and page. The Library of Virginia has current issues of the New York Times and microfilm for 1857-2009.

ProQuest Civil War Era.
[Indexes Civil War–era newspapers and pamphlets and has a separate section for published materials that pertained to slavery. Includes complete run of the Richmond Daily Dispatch newspaper, 1852-1865]

Richmond Daily Dispatch 1860–1865.
University of Richmond, Tufts University’s Perseus Project, and the Virginia Center for Digital History at the University of Virginia.
This project provides a fully searchable database of 1,384 issues of the Richmond Daily Dispatch during the Civil War years. Results are available in transcription and digital image formats.
http://dlxs.richmond.edu/d/ddr/

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Documenting the American South
http://docsouth.unc.edu/index.html.

Valley of the Shadow, Newspaper Archive, 1857–1870.
Virginia Center for Digital History at the University of Virginia.
The “Valley of the Shadow” is a digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War. Transcription and digital images are available.
http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Civil War Medicine Resource Guide
http://guides.library.vcu.edu/civil-war-medicine

Virginia Historical Society
http://www.vahistorical.org/cwg/intro.htm