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  1. The Civil War Washington mapping application has been designed for a range of users, from the casual browser to the serious researcher.---
  2. Search engine for historical maps. OldMapsOnline.org indexes over 400.000 maps---
  3. Alphabetical Listing of Confederate soldiers surrendered and paroled as part of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. Listing includes rank, name, regiment, and company.---
  4. Searchable database for Union prisoners of War imprisoned at Andersonville Prison, also known as Camp Sumter. Andersonville is the most well-known and notorious of all the Civil War prisons, north and south. From February 1864 until May 1865, over 42,000 men were interned there. The peak population in 1864 was nearly 33,000 men. More than 12,000 prisoners died at Andersonville and are buried in the National Cemetery on the grounds.---
  5. Selected records of the War Department relating to Confederate prisoners of war, 1861-1865 Registers of Prisoners, Compiled by the Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners United States. National Archives and Records Service. Many of the volumes comprising this microfilm publication originally were part of the records of the Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners ..." These are indexed by location, but are not searchable.---

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  1. The complete Civil War site. No more running from site to site.---
  2. Produced by today's foremost Civil War historians, this site contains a definitive list of over 325 topics that every student of the Civil War should study.---
  3. MoA Volumes: Series I, 1-53; Series II, 1-8; Series III, 1-5; Series IV, 1-4 (1880 - 1901) Series I: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate. Series II: Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war Series III: Correspondence orders, reports, and returns of the Union authorities (embracing their correspondence with the Confederate officials) not relating specially to the subjects of the first and second series.---
  4. Histories of Illinois Civil War Regiments and Units Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' System---

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  1. The complete Civil War site. No more running from site to site.---
  2. MoA Volumes: Series I, 1-53; Series II, 1-8; Series III, 1-5; Series IV, 1-4 (1880 - 1901) Series I: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate. Series II: Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war Series III: Correspondence orders, reports, and returns of the Union authorities (embracing their correspondence with the Confederate officials) not relating specially to the subjects of the first and second series.---
  3. Produced by today's foremost Civil War historians, this site contains a definitive list of over 325 topics that every student of the Civil War should study.---

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  1. The complete Civil War site. No more running from site to site.---
  2. MoA Volumes: Series I, 1-53; Series II, 1-8; Series III, 1-5; Series IV, 1-4 (1880 - 1901) Series I: Formal reports, both Union and Confederate. Series II: Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war Series III: Correspondence orders, reports, and returns of the Union authorities (embracing their correspondence with the Confederate officials) not relating specially to the subjects of the first and second series.---
  3. Histories of Illinois Civil War Regiments and Units Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' System---
  4. The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. The collection consists of 341 sketchbooks, manuscripts, and annotated printed maps, the originals of which reside in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division.---

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