American Civil War

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The American Civil War (1861-1865) was fought between the northern and the southern states of the United States over the right of secession.

Over a thousand public domain images are available from The Library of Congress. (These should be imported and categorized)

Maps[edit]

US Secession map 1861.svg
1861
US map 1864 Civil War divisions.svg
1864
US Secession map 1865.svg
1865
   States that seceded before April 15, 1861
   States that seceded after April 15, 1861
   Union states that permitted slavery
   Union states that forbade slavery
   Territories, unaffiliated
   Union states, including those admitted during the war
   Union states that permitted slavery
   Confederate States
   Territories
   Union states
   Union territories
   The border states
   Bleeding Kansas
   The Confederacy
   Confederate claimed and sometimes held territories

Leaders[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

Eastern Theater[edit]

Land battles[edit]

Naval battles[edit]

Photographs[edit]

Western Theater[edit]

Lower Seaboard Theater[edit]

Trans-Mississippi Theater and elsewhere[edit]

Ships and Vessels[edit]

Technology of the war[edit]

Graves[edit]