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Internet Sites:

• Library of Congress American Memory Project — Civil War Maps
Selection of about 2,240 Civil War maps and charts and 76 atlases and sketchbooks.

• The Civil War Letters of Galutia York at SUNY Morrisville
A soldier’s 48 letters, previously unpublished, have been inventoried, cataloged, transcribed, and are now accessible from this page. Galutia York was the 19-year old son of a farm family from Hubbardsville in Madison County, New York. He enlisted in the 114th NYSV in August of 1862 and served until May of 1863 when he died in Louisiana. Additional illustrations of local interest are being added as well as illustrations of some of the sights Galutia saw and wrote home about.

• The American Civil War Home Page
Offers links to hundreds of resources, including general resources such as timelines and overviews, images, letters, accounts and diaries, bibliographies, state studies, specific battles, and rosters, among others. It is a comprehensive page, and a good place to start for Civil War information.

• Crisis at Fort Sumter
“Using text, images, and sound, it reconstructs the dilemmas of policy formation and decision making in the period between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the battle of Fort Sumter in April 1861.”

• Death or Liberty: Gabriel, Nat Turner, and John Brown
This site examines resistance to slavery in Virginia through discussion of Gabriel’s Conspiracy in 1800, Nat Turner’s Rebellion in Southampton County in 1831, and John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859. Includes several primary resources.

• Civil War Photographs
Collection of over 1000 photographs from the Civil War.

• Civil War Women: On-line Archival Collections
Presents the letters and memoirs of three women during the Civil War.

• The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
The Valley of the Shadow Project takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War for Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

• Freedmen and Southern Society Project
“The Freedmen and Southern Society Project was established in 1976 to capture the essence of that revolution by depicting the drama of emancipation in the words of the participants: liberated slaves and defeated slaveholders, soldiers and civilians, common folk and the elite, Northerners and Southerners.”

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