Civil War Links


Civil War Books and Authors
Great reviews. Special emphasis on Trans-Mississippi.

Civil War Medicine (and Writing)
Jim Schmidt shares his extensive knowledge on the subject of Civil War Medicine (and much more). His book "Lincoln's Labels" about companies supplying goods to the U. S. Government during the CW is an innovative, interesting and informative read.

Civil Warriors
Brooks Simpson, Eathan Rafuse, Mark Grimsley, and Steven Woodworth share their views on Civil War history, the teaching of history, battlefield preservation and much more. Excellent blog.


Civil War Interactive
Great website with excellent forum, information on blogs, book reviews and much more.

Civil War Talk
Largest Civil War talk group on the web.


Center for Civil War Photography
Excellent resource on photography in the Civil War - the first War to use photos to chronicle the events of a major conflict. Knowledgeable and authoritative commentary.

Pearce Collection at Navarro College
Outstanding collection of Civil War documents from such notables as Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, R. E. Lee, Chamberlain and many others. Well worth the visit.

Texas Civil War Museum
Outstanding collection of Civil War rifles, pistols, uniforms and personal artifacts. Also houses the flags from the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a fine collection of Victorian dresses. Not to be missed.


Civil War Trust
Largest and best organized Civil War battlefield preservation organization.


Austin Civil War Round Table
Very active group. Present the Laney Award each year for the Civil War book that has had the greatest impact.

Civil War Round Table of Atlanta
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month.

Civil War Round of Dallas
Excellent organization. Meets on the Second Wednesday of each month with the exception of July and August

The Houston Civil War Round Table
Meets on the third Thursday of each month September through May.


Charleston 1865
A very good site with wonderful pictures of Charleston in 1865 and a well written narrative on the Civil War.

Essential Civil War Curriculum
This site, sponsored by James I. Robertson and William C. Davis, is a sesquicentennial project of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. The intent of the site is to provide peer reviewed articles on key aspects of the Civil War. The site is actively seeking contributors. It promises to be a "go to" source for reliable Civil War information.

Virginia Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War
Great site with animation, current news, upcoming events.

Civil War Resource Guide

Library Youth Group
Resouce guide for Civil War materials.

Civil War Travel and Events
This site is loaded with information on events, reenactments, trips and other Civil War related items

History Group

Friends of the University of Texas at Arlington Library
Very active history educational group.