Civil War and Genealogy Resources on the Web
A Basic List for Beginning Your Research

The VMI Archives receives many inquiries every year concerning general Civil War questions, and we are frequently asked to recommend sites for further research. The sites listed below are useful starting points. Most of these links will take you to multiple other resources. Some of the comprehensive sites, for example, the U. S. Civil War Center or "Cyndi's List of Genealogy Resources on the Internet," lead to thousands of links and specialized topics.

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Comprehensive lists & basic reference sources 

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