Reader Reviews

The Civil War

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American Civil War

May 26, 2008 -- From Ann, a teacher, from Sweden, who is affiliated with the site.

American Civil War 1861-1865 and the slavery history and it’s great with information. It includes the history of the slaves in America, I have also civil war letters in the category (Family War Stories).


American Civil War

August 29, 2007 -- From Ann, a reader, from Sweden, who is affiliated with the site.

American Civil War: Comprehensive American Civil War site with forums.

American Civil War

July 28, 2007 -- From Ann Anderson, a parent, from Sweden, who is affiliated with the site.

This is a comprehensive American Civil War site with forums.

Gettysburg Photographs

October 21, 2006 -- From Tom , a reader, from Houston, Texas, who is affiliated with the site.

Modern photographs of the battlefield linked to the National Park Service Tour Map.

National Constitution Center

June 15, 2005 -- From Melissa, a reader from Philadelphia, PA, who is affiliated with the site

The National Constitution Center will be having a new exhibit dedicated to Lincoln and the Civil War. Check out the website for additional information. It will only be running June 10, 2005 – November 4, 2005.

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War

January 7, 2004 -- From Leslie Sepuka, a reader from Boston, MA who is affiliated with the site

Spanning the momentous years from 1863 to 1877, Reconstruction tells the story of the tumultuous years after the Civil War, as America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to bring the South back into the Union, and at the same time how to bring former slaves into the life of the country.

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.

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.

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.

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.