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West Virginia in the Civil War
A web site dedicated to the honor and memory of the Civil War soldiers, sailors, and marines of West Virginia.

University of Virginia
Site of the Valley of the Shadow Project of The Virginia Center for Digital History.

Antietam National Battlefield

Site of the Civil War's bloodiest single day of fighting on September 17, 1862.

Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association
Site of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Inc. (SBPA) -- a non-profit organization,
dedicated to preserving the site of the Civil War battle at Shepherdstown, West Virginia..

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
National Park Service and partner organizations -- including the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War -- are actively computerizing information on Civil War servicemen for your use.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Site of four major Civil War battlefields -- Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House.

Gettysburg National Military Park

On July 1, 2, and 3, 1863, more than 150,000 Union and Confederate soldiers fought one of the Civil War's bloodiest battles here. Today, Gettysburg is recognized as one of the turning points of the war and a pivotal point in America's history.

The Gettysburg National Battlefield Foundation

The foundation's primary goal is to restore as much of the Gettysburg battlefield as possible to its 1863 appearance, and to preserve both the battlefield and the extensive collections of historical material.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Site of John Brown's 1859 raid and several Civil War engagements, including "Stonewall" Jackson's 1862 siege and capture of Harpers Ferry.

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District

Site of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. The foundation's mission is to protect and interpret Civil War sites in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.

Monocacy National Battlefield

Here, on July 9, 1864, Union forces delayed Jubal Early's advance on Washington, DC.

Library of Congress Civil War Photographs

A searchable database of Civil War photographs, many from the Mathew Brady Collection.

The Seventh West Virginia Cavalry Home Page
Explore the history of this West Virginia Civil War cavalry regiment.

The Abraham Lincoln Association

Central source of extensive, authentic information about the President of the United States during the Civil War and landmarks associated with Mr. Lincoln’s life

National Graves Registration Database (Sons of Union Veterans)
Database containing the burial location of thousands of Civil War Veterans. The database is searchable by name, state, territory or foreign country, and unit.

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park              
Information about the national historical park dedicated to the preservation, protection and interpretation of the historic 184-mile-long C & O Canal –  a lifeline         of the communities and businesses along the Potomac River, and a strategic transportation corridor during the Civil War.

Civil War Preservation Trust – Saving America’s Civil War Battlefields
Learn about the current & on-going activities of America’s largest non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of our nation’s endangered Civil War           battlefields, and related educational programs.

 Ulysses S. Grant Homepage
 Everything you ever wanted to know about the General-in-Chief of the Union armies.
         
Civil War: West Virginia

This excellent website explores the service of West Virginia's Civil War soldiers. It includes many primary sources, transcribed records, illustrations, etc.
         
Official Records of the Civil War – On-Line (Ohio State University eBooks)
On-line access to the complete series of the Official Records [ORs] of the American Civil War – including a searchable index and the companion atlas to the Official Records.
         

Western Maryland Historical Library
A history of Antietam National Cemetery with Civil War burial records for Civil War internments as well as speeches and ceremonies which took place during the dedication of the cemetery. Includes original internment sites and records of Confederates in Washington and Frederick County Maryland.

West Virginia Division of Culture and History

A plethora of articles, vignettes and primary sources which recount the people, places, and battles which occurred during the Civil War in West Virginia.

West Virginia Civil War Task Force
The West Virginia Civil War Task Force is a volunteer group made up of folks interested in Civil War history, historic sites, and heritage tourism..

The Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) of West Virginia
Online information about the rich history of Jefferson County and its people as well as about the Society itself.

West Virginia University Libraries - West Virginia Collection
Explore the Civil War aspects of these collections, especially the Roy Bird Cook Collection, the Drawings of David Hunter Strother, the Bibliography, the Archives & Manuscript Papers, and a large number of historic photos and prints in the collection.

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park -- The three-hundred acre New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, 19th Century Bushong Farm, and Hall of Valor Civil War Museum, commemorate a unique moment in American history--- when college boys, Cadets from VMI, engaged in pitched battle and helped win a victory for the Confederate Army.

Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation
Website for the non-profit, volunteer association dedicated to the preservation, protection and interpretation of one of the important opening battles of the Civil War –Rich Mountain—  and nearby Camp Garnett.

Save Historic Antietam Foundation
Website for the non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of historic sites related to the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland    Campaign of 1862.

Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission
Website relating to the activities of Commonwealth of Virginia’s commemoration of the sesquicentennial of Virginia’s participation in the American Civil War.

Weider History Group Civil War Sesquicentennial Partnership
Website developed to promote and educate people on the upcoming sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.

Pamplin Historical Park -- A visit to Pamplin Historical Park begins at the entrance to The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, but also includes part of the "Breakthrough Battlefield" that ends the Siege of Petersburg. Pamplin Park will partner with the George Tyler Moore Center to host the 2010 summer seminar, "In the Trenches with the Common Soldier at Petersburg."

Shepherd University Home Page
Learn about Shepherd University, home of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.