Antebellum U.S. and Civil War

Antebellum U.S. and Civil War Primary Sources

This is a subpage of the Primary Sources collection.

 

Cornell University’s Making of America Project: http://digital.library.cornell.edu/m/moa/browse.html

Cornell’s online access to the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion: http://dlxs2.library.cornell.edu/m/moawar/index.html

Univ. of Michigan’s Making of America Project (primarily 19th c. periodicals):
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moajrnl/browse.journals/

Richmond (VA) Daily Dispatch- Nov. 1860– Dec. 1865
http://dlxs.richmond.edu/d/ddr/

The Southern Homefront in the Civil War:
http://docsouth.unc.edu/imls/

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections:
http://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/Collections.shtml

University of Illinois Digital Collections (newspapers and agriculture):
http://www.library.illinois.edu/dnc

Valley of the Shadow Project (Civil War):
http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/

Archives of Maryland Online
http://aomol.msa.maryland.gov/html/index.html

Smithsonian website, publishing the diary of a Civil War soldier:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/steinwaydiary/diary/

Abraham Lincoln Documents
http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/

Wisconsin Historical Society (both Wisconsin and a broad selection of Midwest records)
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/research.asp

Civil War on the Western Border by Kansas City Public Library  (contributed by Jeremy Neely)
http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org