Monday, October 18, 2010


3. Web Sites of Special Interest

Great sites to check if you're researching Missouri or Illinois Civil War ancestors:

A. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (extensive collection of maps, photographs,
newspapers, and county histories)
B. Alton in the Civil War: Alton Prison (info about this Illinois prison for Confederate soldiers and sympathizers)
C. The American Civil War (extensive links page divided by subject categories)
D. The Civil War Archive- Regimental Index (digital version of Dyer's Compendium- information about Union regiments)
E. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress
F. Confederate Regimental History Links Page
G. Cyndi’s List of Civil War/ War for Southern Independence Links
H. Dakota State University Civil War Site- Links Page
I. Database of 1929 Illinois Roll of Honor
J. Find-It Illinois Catalog (online joint catalog of more than 600 Illinois public, academic, and special libraries)
K. Library of Congress- American Memory Project- Selected Civil War Photographs
L. Merlin Catalog (catalog of the University of Missouri libraries)
M. National Cemetery Administration (click on the Nationwide Gravesite Locator)
N. National Archives and Records Administration- Military Service Records
O. Sons of Union Veterans National Graves Registration System
P. U.S. Army Military History Institute Photographs Database (extensive collection of Civil War photographs)
Q. United States Civil War Center: Battlefield, Cemetery, Fort, and Historic Site Web Site Links
R. United States Colored Troops in the Civil War (extensive list of links on this subject)
S. War of the Rebellion (searchable online version of the book set- search page includes a synopsis of the contents of each volume in this multi-volume book set- click War of the Rebellion: the Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies)
T. Western Historical Manuscripts Collection

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