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Blue Acorn Press – – Blue Acorn Press has established a national reputation for publishing quality books about the watershed in American history – the Civil War. Blue Acorn Press titles focus primarily on the war’s western theater of operations, heavily emphasizing eyewitness narratives by common soldiers and junior officers in combination with rare, previously unpublished photography.

Indiana in the Civil War – – An excellent website hosted by Indiana photo historian and author Craig Dunn. Highly recommended for nearly all facets of Hoosier participation in the war.

West Virginia in the Civil War – – West Virginia became the 35th state in the midst of the Civil War on June 20, 1863. Discover more about the Mountain State’s unique role in the nation’s epic struggle at this comprehensive website recommended by The History Channel.

Ohio in the Civil War – – A website developed for persons doing research on Ohio’s Civil War soldiers and regiments. It provides pages with capsule histories and extensive bibliographies for all Ohio infantry, artillery and cavalry units. Known links to other Ohio regimental websites and a page with links and tips for the researcher are included. A comprehensive Civil War bibliography for the State of Ohio is especially helpful. Other highlights are the War Stories, Prison Camp and Ohio Medal of Honor pages. Webmaster Larry Stevens has put a lot of work into this site, which is recommended by the Encyclopedia Britannica and The History Channel.

The United States Civil War Center – – Located at Louisiana State University, the U.S. Civil War Center’s mission is to promote Civil War study from the perspectives of all professions, occupations and academic disciplines. Among the Center’s functions is the creation of databases that include information on all private and public holdings of Civil War material across the country. Its top-rated website is linked to nearly 2,700 Civil War-related sites.

Michigan in the Civil War – – A helpful site focusing on the Wolverine State, featuring unit histories, rosters of nearly every Michigan soldier by regiment and company, color photographs of 47 of Michigan’s battle flags, and a gallery of Michigan soldier images.

Child Soldiers – – State Department Required to Report on Use of Child Soldiers

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System – – National Park Service website featuring an amazing database of Civil War soldiers and sailors, currently with 6.3 million names. The also have other great features like battle summaries and battlefield mapping.

American Civil War Research Database – – Another good database, but has an annual fee of $25. Check out the demo to see if you like it.

Arlington National Cemetary Website – – Page featuring info about John Lincoln Clem, as well as a gravesite photo.