The American Civil War Homepage
"Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history."
The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place
hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files
about the American Civil War (1861-1865). The page opens a gateway to the
Internet's multi-formatted resources about what is arguably the
seminal event in American history. Not only was the War the occasion for the
abolition of slavery, but by conflict's end the re-United States
had emerged as a modern, industrialized power.
It is this sense of
history, transcending the stale recitation of dates and facts and alive
with meaning, to which Lincoln referred when he wrote in 1862, "Fellow
citizens, we cannot escape history."
The links gathered in this Homepage
are a metaphor for the interconnections of the War's past with
our present and future.
Thus, technology reveals the deep-structure of the human
experience and helps to explain the continuing American
fascination with the struggle between North and South, free and
Outline of Resources
Letters, Accounts, Diaries and Other Documentary Records
B. Personal Documents
Histories; FAQs; Bibliographies
Miscellaneous Military Information
Civil War Reenactors
Civil War Round Tables
Telnet Links to Other General Information
the Title Page
Established 24 February 1995
Last Revised 19 April 1996 using Netscape
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