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                                                            Research Sites

Below you will find research sites that may be helpful to you. These websites are not owned by ACWA and we have no control over there functionality, if you should find a link that is not working or contents inappropriate material please report this to us on our Forms page.

                                                         Library of Congress

These webpages and databases are within the LOC website and are provided for your assistance. You should view these first, before going to a pay for service website, this is where most of their images came from and for free.

Newspapers

 

 Maps - Civil War

 

   Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints

 

   Reading Room, US Civil War Digital Resources

                                   National Archives and Records Administration

These websites are within the NARA website and are provided for your assistance.
 
General Information Leaflets
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reference Information Papers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
While you will find thousands of records within this Section, please remember that it is no where near complete. It is organized by National Archives Identifier numbers, not in chronological order.
 
 
 
 
 

                                                  State Archives & Libraries

Below are State Archives and Libraries that may be of some assistance to your research

 

Alabama Department of Archives and History

 

Alaska State Archives

 

Arizona Department of Health Services

 

Arkansas State Archives

 

California State Archives

 

Colorado State Archives

 

Connecticut State Library and Archives

 

Delaware State Archives 

 

 Florida State Archives

 

Georgia State Archives and History Department

 

Hawaii State Archives 

 

 Idaho State Archives

 

 Illinois State Archives

 

Indiana State Archives and Records Administration

 

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

 

Kansas State Archives 

 

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

 

Louisiana Secretary of State

 

Maine State Archives 

 

 Maryland State Archives

 

Massachusetts Archives Division

 

Michigan History Center

 

Minnesota State Archives 

 

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

 

Missouri State Archives 

 

Montana Historical Society

 

Nebraska State Archives and Library

 

 Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

 

 New Hampshire State Archives and Records Management

 

New Jersey State Archives 

 

New Mexico Commission of Public Records

 

 New York State Archives

 

 State Archives of North Carolina

 

State Historical Society of North Dakota

 

Ohio History Connection - State Archives

 

 Oklahoma State Archives and Records Management

 

 Oregon State Archives

 

 Pennsylvania State Archives

 

Rhode Island State Archives 

 

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

 

South Dakota State Archives

 

Tennessee State Library and Archives 

 

 Texas State Library and Archives Commission

 

Utah State Archives

 

 Vermont State Archives and Records Administration

 

Library of Virginia

 

 Washington State Archives

 

West Virginia Archives and History

 

Wisconsin Historical Society

 

Wyoming State Archives 

                                                             Free Databases

Below you will find databases that we have come across that provide free service, these are from private sources, state databases will be found under State Archives and Libraries above.

 

Soldiers and Sailors Database, NPS

 

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Graves Database

Union & Confederate

 

 Confederate Graves Database

Confederate Only

 

 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator

 

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management

 

Find a Grave

 

Massachusetts Civil War Research Center

 

Pennsylvania Civil War Burial Index

 

Family Search

 

MyHeritage

                                                       Pay for Service Websites

The below websites are provided for your assistance, American Civil War Ancestor in no way supports, controls or benefits from their placement on this web page. Use of these websites is completely at the responsibility of you , the user.

 

American Civil War Database

 

Ancestry

 

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