On the thread about the removal of the Liberty Place monuments, some rather strong opinions were expressed about James Longstreet. Longstreet is...
Muster is the Blog of the Journal of the Civil War Era, a scholarly journal. Many of the articles are written by professors at universities around...
Report by a Congressional committee on the massacre in 1866 of dozens of African Americans by whites. Many of the perpetrators were Irish immigrants.
This report was written following the massacre of dozens of African Americans in Memphis in 1866. Many of the perpetrators were Irish immigrants.
The University of Memphis site about the bloody conflict in Memphis between whites and blacks that led to the massacre of dozens of African Americans.
1905 Dunning School study of South Carolina after the Civil War. Be warned that this volume suffers from the outdated racial assumptions of the...
1923 Dunning School study of Arkansas in the Reconstruction Era.
An exploration of race and politics in the Civil War Era.
Historian Victoria Bynum's blog. Bynum, the author of "The Free State of Jones," writes about dissenters and Unionists in the South during the...
African Americans in the 19th Century: Slavery, Resistance, Abolition, the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and the Nadir by Alan Skerrett.
A group of young historians set up this blog. Here is their mission: Civil Discourse explores the complex history of the long Civil War era by...
Blogs by Emmanuel Dabney who works for the National Park Service at Petersburg National Battlefield. Dabney writes about the role of the public...
Public Historian Nick Sacco explores the past from his perch as a National Park Service Park Guide at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site...
Record of the Convention that drafted South Carolina's 1868 constitution.
Report of the first year of the joint Senagte and House committee.
National Park Sevice website devoted to Pres. Johnson
The Miller Center at the University of Virginia on Pres. Johnson.
Smithsonian on 1876 Election.
A limited site offering information on the last Reconstruction President.
Constitution Center page on the 15th Amendment.
Library of Congress hub for documents on the 15th Amendment giving right to vote to black men.
Library of Congress hub for documents relating to the 13th Amendment.
From the ABA.
The Constitution Center on the 14th Amendment.
AMA was a leading religious organization assisting blacks during and after the war.
History of the American Missionary Association: Its Churches and Educational Institutions among The Freedmen, Indians and the Chinese, Page 1-2
Magazine of the American Missionary Association. The association worked with freed blacks during Reconstruction.
The American Missionary Association was a Protestant Evangelical organization that provided assistance at "contraband" camps during the war and...
Maps of Freedmen's Bureau offices and hospitals. Interactive displays on the Bureau.
National Museum of African American History and Culture Freedmen's Burau records project.
Guide to resources at the National Archives covering the Freedmen's Bureau.
A brief history.
A collection of primary sources on Reconstruction.
Scholarly treatment of the first decade of Klan violence.
The Immigrants' Civil War is a project of Longislandwins.com which offers twice monthly articles on the immigrants who lived, worked, and fought...
Visit sites in South Carolina connected to the state's Reconstruction history.
From the Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.
Six videos on Reconstruction based on interviews with leading historians.
Free online course by Yale hisotrian David Blight covering Civil War and Reconstruction
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