Civil War Links

CIVIL WAR BLOGS

Civil War Books and Authors
http://cwba.blogspot.com
Great reviews. Special emphasis on Trans-Mississippi.

Civil War Medicine (and Writing)
http://civilwarmed.blogspot.com
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
http://civilwarriors.net/wordpress/
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 FORUMS

Civil War Interactive
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com
Great website with excellent forum, information on blogs, book reviews and much more.

Civil War Talk
http://www.civilwartalk.com
Largest Civil War talk group on the web.


CIVIL WAR MUSEUMS

Center for Civil War Photography
http://www.civilwarphotography.org
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
http://www.pearcecollections.us
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
http://www.texascivilwarmuseum.com
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 PRESERVATION GROUPS

Civil War Trust
http://www.civilwar.org
Largest and best organized Civil War battlefield preservation organization.


CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLES

Austin Civil War Round Table
http://www.austincivilwar.org
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
http://www.civilwarroundtableofatlanta.org
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month.

Civil War Round of Dallas
http://www.cwrtdallas.org
Excellent organization. Meets on the Second Wednesday of each month with the exception of July and August

The Houston Civil War Round Table
http://www.houstoncivilwar.com
Meets on the third Thursday of each month September through May.


CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL

Charleston 1865
http://www.charleston1865.com
A very good site with wonderful pictures of Charleston in 1865 and a well written narrative on the Civil War.

Essential Civil War Curriculum
http://essentialcivilwarcurriculum.com
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
http://www.virginiacivilwar.org
Great site with animation, current news, upcoming events.


Civil War Resource Guide

Library Youth Group
http://www.lacriminaldefensepartners.com/civil-war-resources-from-a-soldier-to-a-veteran/
Resouce guide for Civil War materials.


Civil War Travel and Events

Civilwartraveler.com
http://www.civilwartraveler.com
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
http://library.uta.edu/friends
Very active history educational group.