Recommended Websites and On-Line Sources


Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

A Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages.  


Civil War Archive

Inside you will find information related to the U.S. Civil War including Union  and Confederate Regimental Histories, Union Corps Histories, Soldier’s Letters,  Diaries, and a variety of other information including helpful links.

Civil War Trust

A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring Civil War battlefields. Battle maps, Period and Contemporary Photos, Books.

Historical Novel Society

A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction.


History Animated

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good animation is worth ten thousand. After reading book after book about the US Civil War and finding only complicated maps with dotted lines and dashed lines crisscrossing the pages, we decided to depict the key naval and land battles using animation technology.

The Horse Soldier

A family owned and operated antique store located in Gettysburg, PA. They specialize in Military Antiques with items dating from the American Revolution to World War II. Our strongest emphasis is on the American Civil War.

Iowa in the Civil War

Battle Histories and Rosters of the Iowa Volunteer Organizations.

Media Fastlanes

Harper’s War Stories’ media support service company.

Sundown Press

The publisher for Harper’s Donelson and other fine historical books.


Summaries of Battles, Union Orders of Battle, Confederate Orders of Battle, Biographies.



Rare Books, e.g.: Memoirs of W.T. Sherman.