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History - U. S. Civil War: Welcome!

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

Civil War Photographs

Click on the images below to access photographs from the Civil War



Welcome to the U.S. Civil War Research Guide

We hope you will find these resources helpful to your research.

Soldiers in the trenches before battle

Soldiers in the trenches before battle from the National Archives.

Abraham Lincoln, 2nd Inaugural Address

"...but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came."

Abraham Lincoln

4 March 1865

Civil War Timeline 1861-1865