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War Website Wednesday-



The wars of our nation are often found with great intrigue. The U. S. has a large base of war buffs and historians. If we dig deep enough we will surly find an ancestor in our tree who risked their life for their country. We recognize their sacrifice and honor them. Here are 5 websites focusing on the Civil War. I hope they will find intrigue in you and/or aid in your research.

Saving America’s Civil War Battlefields-

Civil War Battle Summaries-

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum-

The Center for Civil War Photography-

Soldiers and Sailors Database-