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US wars 1763 - present
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- Veteran's History Project
A collection of personal accounts of American war veterans. The site has personal narratives (audio and video-taped interviews and written memoirs), correspondence (letters, postcards, v-mail, and personal diaries), and visual materials (photographs, drawings, and scrapbooks). Search by conflict (World Wars I and II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the wars in the Iraq Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq. A project of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
- Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877 from the Library of Congress
Transcription of significant primary sources (including government documents) pertaining to the Civil War and Reconstruction.
- Civil War Primary Sources from the Civil War Trust Digitized primary sources pertaining to the Civil War. Materials include: Official Records, Addresses & Speeches, Acts, Bills, & Orders, Military Correspondence & Documents, Personal Correspondence & Narratives, Prints & Photos, and Maps.
- Civil War Voices: Soldier Studies
Transcriptions of letters written by soldiers during the Civil War
- The Civil War: Women and the Homefront: Digitized Materials from Duke University: Diaries and Letters
Includes four sets of papers and letters from women who lived during the Civil War, including a Confederate spy, an intelligence worker for the Union Army, an enslaved African American woman and a young 16 year old southern girl. Also includes links to other relevant sources.
- The Southern Homefront
Documents related to all aspects of Southern life during the Civil War. In particular, government and civilian publications demonstrate the Confederate States of America's unsuccessful attempt to create a viable nation state.
- Valley of the Shadow (U. of Virginia)
Digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War through Reconstruction.