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Civil War Primary Sources

Selected websites for identifying primary sources related to study of the American Civil War, Apr 12, 1861 – Apr 9, 1865

Maps & Photographs

Maps and Photographs

Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
7,000 battleground images and portraits created during the Civil War and its immediate aftermath.

Civil War Maps
Approximately 3,000 maps compiled from three different collections.

Pictures of the Civil War
Civil War photographs organized into broad categories by The National Archives.

Fort Brady

Interior views of Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal, from the Library of Congress Digital Collections
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