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History - U. S. Civil War: Web Resources

Research guide with resources about the United States' Civil War.

Civil War Multimedia

Civil War Flags

What Caused the Civil War?

Brief video of Edward L. Ayers discussing the dynamics that led to the U.S. Civil War.

Web Resources

Civil War Maps

Click the image below to view Civil War Maps from three premier collections: The Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia.

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Click here to view an interactive map provided by the CWDC. You can view the location of various places found in Washington, D.C. during the Civil War.