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Great Maps of the Civil War: Pivotal Battles and Campaigns Featuring 32 Removable Maps
Fifteen chapters in Great Maps of the Civil War each contain two or three maps that can be pulled out of a pocket. Ten of the maps are 18" x 24"; others are smaller. In addition to a discussion of the battles and the roles of the maps, the book tells about Civil War mapmakers and the methods they used.

All United States and Territories
American Civil War Map of Battles


Civil War Battle Map
Google Earth Battlefield Tour

This Terrible Sound
The Battle of Chickamauga

Study of the great bloody battle of Chickamauga that was the last great offensive, although costsly, victory by the Confederates. This is a detailed account of the movements of regiments, brigades, divisions

Eastern Theater 1861

April 12, Attack on Fort Sumter
May 18, Sewell's Point
May 29, Aquia Creek
June 10, Bethel Church
July 21, First Manassas Bull Run
August 28, Hatteras Inlet
October 9, Santa Rosa Island
December 20, Dranesville

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Eastern Theater American Civil War 1861
Kindle Available
Watermans Song Slavery and Freedom

The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina
Chronicles the world of slave and free black fishermen, pilots, rivermen, sailors, ferrymen, and other laborers

Western Theater 1861

June 3, Philippi Races
June 17, Boonville
July 2, Hoke's Run
July 5, Carthage
August 10, Wilson's Creek
August 26, Kessler's Cross Lanes
September 13, Hemp Bales
October 21, Wildcat Mountain
November 19, Round Mountain
December 28, Mount Zion Church
Western Theater American Civil War 1861 Battle Map Kindle Available

Civil War Curiosities: Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences
This work was fascinating to read and was neither over dramatic or under written.

Eastern Theater 1862


January 5, Hancock
February 7, Roanoke Island
March 8, Battle of the Ironclads
April 10, Fort Pulaski
May 15, Fort Darling
June 27, First Cold Harbor
July 1, Poindexter's Farm
August 28, Manassas
September 16, Antietam
October 1, 1862 St. John's Bluff
December 11, Fredericksburg

Eastern Theater Civil War 1862 campaign map Kindle Available
Civil War Firearms

Standard Catalog of
Civil War Firearms

Over 700 photographs and a rarity scale for each gun, this comprehensive guide to the thousands of weapons used by Billy Yank and Johnny Reb

Western Theater 1862

January 8, Silver Creek
February 6, Fort Henry
March 6, Pea Ridge
April 6, Shiloh
May 10, Fort Pillow
June 6, Memphis
June 7-8, Chattanooga
July 13, Murfreesboro
August 29, Richmond
September 24, Sabine Pass
October 3, Corinth
October 4, Galveston
November 28, Cane Hill
Dec 31, Murfreesboro

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Western Theater Civil War Battle 1862
Shiloh Tennessee
The Untold Story of Shiloh:
The Battle and the Battlefield

Fought in south central Tennessee, north of Corinth, Mississippi, the battle showed the nation that the Civil War would be long and difficult.

Eastern Theater 1863

March 3, Fort McAllister I
March 13, Deep Gully
April 7, Charleston Harbor
May 3, Salem Church
June 9, Brandy Station
July 6, Hagerstown
Aug 17, Morris Island
September 18, Chickamauga
October 16, Fort Brooke
November 27, Ringgold Gap

Brandy Station
Virginia, 1863:

Major General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker.

Western Theater 1863

January 8, Springfield
February 3, Fort Donelson
March 5, Thompson's Station
April 17, Vermillion Bayou
May 1, Chalk Bluff
May 14, Jackson
June 28, Donaldsonville
July 9, Corydon
August 21, Lawrence Massacre
September 1, Devil's Backbone
September 8, Sabine Pass
October 6, Baxter Springs
November 23, Chattanooga
December 14, Bean's Station

Sabine Pass
The Confederacy's Thermopylae

Sabine Pass was the site of one of the most decisive Civil War battles

Eastern Theater 1864

February 6, Rapidan River
February 22, 1864 Dalton
March 2, Mantapike Hill
April 17, Plymouth

May 5, Wilderness
May 31, Cold Harbor
June 9, Pine Hill
July 9, Monocacy
August 13, Deep Bottom
September 10, Dug Gap
October 27, Darbytown Road
November 22, Griswoldville
December 7, Fort Fisher


Bloody Roads South:
The Wilderness to Cold Harbor, May-June 1864

The 1864 Overland Campaign, forty days that marked the end of the Civil War.The battles in Virginia's Wilderness to Spotsylvania. The trap laid by Lee at the North Anna River, to the killing ground of Cold Harbor

Western Theater 1864

February 6, Rapidan River
February 20, Olustee
March 25, Paducah
April 3, Elkin's Ferry
May 4, Day's Gap
June 6, Ditch Bayou
July 28, Killdeer Mountain
August 21, Summit Point
September 27, Fort Davidson
October 22, Independence
October 25, Trading Post
November 30, Franklin
December 15, Nashville

The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville
John Bell Hood rallied his troops and marched them off the Tennessee, hoping to draw Sherman after him and forestall the Confederacy's defeat

Eastern Theater 1865

January 13, Fort Fisher
February 3, Owens' Crossroads
March 6, Natural Bridge
March 31, Dinwiddie Court House
April 2, Petersburg
April 7, Cumberland Church
April 9, Lee Surrenders
Appomattox Station


Grant Takes Command
1863 - 1865

A revelatory portrait of Ulysses S. Grant and the dramatic story of how the war was won.

Western Theater 1865

March 27, Spanish Fort
April 2-9, Fort Blakeley
April 2, Cache River
April 8, Spanish Fort
April 9, Fort Blakely
May 12, Palmito Ranch
Last Civil War Battle
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government
Jefferson Davis' point of view is essential to understanding the causes of the Civil War. .

DVD

Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles
The violent mayhem of the hornet's nest at Shiloh, the valiant charge on the sunken road at Antietam, the carnage in the wheat field at Gettysburg, and the brutal fighting at Cold Harbor
Civil War State Battle Maps
Confederate Generals
Union Generals
Battle Campaigns
American Civil War Exhibits
Civil War Picture Album
Women in the Civil War
Documents of the War
American Civil War Timeline
Confederate Store
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Civil War Journal
The Conflict Begins

These four programs from the History Channel series Civil War Journal cover critical aspects of the early days of the war.

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Civil War Curiosities: Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences
This work was fascinating to read and was neither over dramatic or under written. The stories were lively and interesting and the additon of old photos and draqwings helped fill out the book.

The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
Fought in a tangled forest fringing the south bank of the Rapidan River, the Battle of the Wilderness marked the initial engagement in the climactic months of the Civil War in Virginia, and the first encounter between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
Civil War Almanac
The Civil War Day By Day
An Almanac, 1861-1865

The most exhaustively detailed and fascinating book on the American Civil War of its kind. Not only does it provide a day-by-day look at the major events of the war, but lists so many of the small skirmishes and actions as well. Accurate and enjoyable
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Civil War Medicine

Civil War Medicine
The staggering challenge of treating wounds and disease on both sides of the conflict. Written for general readers and scholars alike, this first-of-its kind encyclopedia will help all Civil War enthusiasts to better understand this amazing medical saga. Clearly organized, authoritative, and readable
Sabine Pass Texas Civil War
Sabine Pass
The Confederacy's Thermopylae

Sabine Pass was the site of one of the most decisive Civil War battles

The Civil War Catalog
More than 200 illustrations and restored photographs, all the weapons, uniforms, and implements of battle. Packed with color photos of insignia, medals, kits, paper ephemera, rare uniforms, and personal equipment for all enlisted ranks.
Kindle Available
Civil War Firearms

Standard Catalog of
Civil War Firearms

Over 700 photographs and a rarity scale for each gun, this comprehensive guide to the thousands of weapons used by Billy Yank and Johnny Reb will be indispensable for historians and collectors.

The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville
John Bell Hood rallied his demoralized troops and marched them off the Tennessee, desperately hoping to draw Sherman after him and forestall the Confederacy's defeat


Sid Meier's Civil War Collection
Take command of either Confederate or Union troops and command them to attack from the trees, rally around the general, or do any number of other realistic military actions. The AI reacts to your commands as if it was a real Civil War general, and offers infinite replayability. The random-scenario generator provides endless variations on the battles

Civil War Battles
Campaign Atlanta

You decide the outcome of a duel between two determined generals in the American Civil War. It's 1864 and the Union forces are ready to make a final drive into the Deep South. General William T. Sherman advances to destroy the Confederate Army of Tennessee & capture the city of Atlanta. Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston planned on using Georgia's difficult terrain to inflict heavy losses

Campaign Chickamauga
Civil War Battles

A defining moment in the Civil War -- one that could have spelled victory for the South if things had been slightly different. At Chickamauga Creek near Chattanooga, TN there was a battle that earned it a new nickname: "River Of Blood." Chattanooga was a vital rail station at the time and had fallen to Union General Rosecrans
History Channel Secret Missions
History Channel Civil War
Secret Missions

There are about a half-dozen different small arms types, but the Henry is the best for rapid repeating fire and least reloading. The shotgun they give you is useless: you must aim spot-on to affect an enemy, so why not just use the rifle? Grenades are useful at times.

Sources:
U.S. National Park Service
U.S. Library of Congress.