Reader Reviews

November 2001

37th Texas Cavalry (Terrell’s)

November 30, 2001 -- From Major Michael Kelley, CSA, a reader from Pascagoula, MS who is affiliated with the site

The primary resource on the Internet for the valid research and documentation of the role of Black, Hispanic, Native American, Jewish, and foreign born Confederate soldiers – the Forgotten Confederates. Information is properly documented without editorial commentary.


Shotgun’s Home of the American Civil War

November 30, 2001 -- From Tim, a reader from Lynchburg, Virginia who is not affiliated with the site

This website is a great overall website for learning about the Confederacy and the war. It has a wide range of information and is readable by most age groups.

Selected Civil War Photographs

November 30, 2001 -- From Tim, a reader from Lynchburg, Virginia who is not affiliated with the site

This government site has many clear photographs relating to the war. It is very usable for searching photographs and by browsing through the topics.

The War For Southern Independence

November 30, 2001 -- From Tim, a reader from Lynchburg, Virginia who is not affiliated with the site

How best to learn about the war than by reading articles written by many of the veterans themselves? This website contains many articles from the Confederate Veteran Magazine, a large selection of poetry related to the Confederate soldier and other useful information. The website is visually appealing and is not difficult to find the resources it contains.

Documenting the American South

November 30, 2001 -- From Tim, a reader from Lynchburg, Virginia who is not affiliated with the site

This is a treasure of information about the South before, during and after the War Between the States. It would take weeks to read this fine collection of material. Recommended for older teens and above.

Educating Jane

November 26, 2001 -- From Dawn, a reader from Columbus, Ohio, who is affiliated with the site

There is nothing exactly like it on the web. You can study and find women in history, get advice and give your opinion. Moms love this site too.

The Porpoise Page

November 26, 2001 -- From Syd, a reader from Clarksville, Tennessee, who is affiliated with the site

The Porpoise Page provides information on the biology, life history, and physiology of porpoises.

Infoplease.com: Thanksgiving Day

November 20, 2001 -- a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

Holiday history, turkey trivia, and Thanksgiving fun

Infoplease.com: Thanksgiving Day

November 20, 2001 -- a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

Holiday history, turkey trivia, and Thanksgiving fun

Primary Games

November 18, 2001 -- From April K., a teacher from Delray Beach, Florida who is not affiliated with the site

There are some really great educational games at this site. I know that my kids at school love to play them.