Civil War: Union Soldier
These sites are about Union soldiers and their beliefs about the Civil War. Read letters written by soldiers to friends and family members. See the uniforms they wore and other artifacts from the war. Participate in online games and activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on Confederate Soldiers, Drummer Boys, and an overview of the Civil War.
Civil War Images
View more than 200 images from the Civil War, mostly provided by National Archives and Records Administration. See what clothing they wore at that time.
North vs. South
This school site lists the Union and the Confederacy beliefs.
The Civil War
This site briefly explains the major goals of the Union army.
The Question of the Hour
This commentary from James Russell Lowell is from the Atlantic Monthly in 1861. Read what this Union supporter has to say about the South and slavery.
This informative site explains how the Union knew that they could win the war with good and accurate maps.
Ulysses S. Grant
Read a biography of Ulysses S. Grant. NOTE: This site leads to social networking sites.
Camp Life: Introduction
This site has pictures of artifacts from the Civil War. There are sections on living in camp, existing day to day, and battling boredom.
ThinkQuest: Soldier's Life
This site is about the activities, weapons, medical care, and stories of Civil War soldiers.
View a graph showing the occupations of Union soldiers before they went to war.
Uniforms of the Civil War
See actual photographs of the Union and Confederate uniforms. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Union Soldiers Overview
This site gives a brief summary of who Union soldier were, gives descriptions about their uniforms, the type of ammunition used, health concerns, and a link to photographs of Civil War leaders. NOTE: This site includes a banner ad.
eThemes Resource: Civil War: Overview
These sites include information about Civil War battles and military leaders. Includes timelines of major events and maps of the battle areas. View photographs of the war and the men and women involved. Includes links to several eThemes Resources on the Civil War.
eThemes Resource: Civil War: Confederate Soldier
These sites are about the Confederate soldiers and their beliefs about the Civil War. Read letters from soldiers, plus poetry written about the Confederacy. Also, listen to songs popular in the South during that time period.
Civil War: Drummer Boys
These sites discuss the role of drummer boys during the Civil War. Includes photographs and letters from drummer boys. Learn what their daily life was like.