Resources and Extra Reading

If you’re interested in a battle, soldier, civilian, or other Civil War topic, feel free to drop a comment or send me an email asking for recommendations! The personal collection is extensive, as well as my “to-read” list that may include what you’re looking for!

Below, you’ll find some online resources to be utilized in research.


Library of Congress:
National Archives:
Soldier/Regiment Research ($): 
Ancestry ($) (good for family research):
NPS Soldiers and Sailors Database:
Civil War Regiment History (East):
Battlefield Maps (American Battlefield Trust):
American Battlefield Trust:
NPS Civil War Page:
Emerging Civil War Blog:
Civil War Sleuth:
Irish in the American Civil War Blog:
“Private Voices” (source for soldier letters):
Civil War Diaries (Collection of 1,772):