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Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
http://www.nps.gov/gett
Site of the first major defeat of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia by the Union Army of the Potomac

Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven Connecticut
http://www.grovestreetcemetery.org
The first chartered public cemetery in the United States, established in 1796

Mercer Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
http://www.mercermuseum.org
A wonderful collection of everyday items used by tradesman and the common folks in the 18th and 19th centuries in an eerily constructed structure.

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, New Market, Virginia
http://www2.vmi.edu/museum/nm/index.html
Site of the May 1864 Shenandoah Valley of Virginia battle where the cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) played a prominent role.

Old Bedford Village, Bedford, Pennsylvania
http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com
A living history village that brings the past into the present. Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of interpretive and educational  programs all year round..

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Massachusetts
http://www.osv.org
A living history museum and village dedicated to early 18th century life in New England.

Petersburg National Battlefield Park, Petersburg, Virginia
http://www.nps.gov/pete
Site to the 10 month siege between the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Richmond National Battlefield Park, Richmond, Virginia
http://www.nps.gov/rich
Encompasses the battlefields of Union General George B. McClellan’s 1862 campaign to take Richmond, as well as, the battlefields of Totopotomoy Creek and Cold Harbor (Grant’s 1864 Overland Campaign).

United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
http://www.usma.edu
Military academy that schooled the likes of Robert E. Lee, George Armstrong Custer, Winfield Scott Hancock and many, many others

Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia
http://www.vmi.edu
Known as “The West Point of the South,” VMI and its graduates and faculty have played a major role in American History. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson once taught here and the cadets that were killed at the Battle of New Market, Virginia are buried here.  Other historical Americans who attended VMI were George S. Patton and George C. Marshall.

ehistory at OSU  – The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of The Offical Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.    
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/sources/records/default.cfm?CFID=1380336&CFTOKEN=17333842&jsessionid=a230fd3dfa341651a337TR

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Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com
Need to find where a historical figure from the past is buried? This is the place.

History of the 2nd Corps In the Army of the Potomac
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An on- line copy of Francis A. Walker’s 1887 history of the Second Army Corps during the American Civil War

Index of Civil War Information Available on the Internet
http://www.civilwarhome.com/indexcivilwarinfo.htm
This site contains links for just about anything dealing with the Civil War from historical research to living histories and re-enactments.

Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Project
http://usgwarchives.net/pa/pafiles.htm
An interesting site that deals with histories and research for every county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War
http://www.pacivilwar.com/county/chester.html
Looking for a Pennsylvania soldier from the Civil War?  This site will help you in your search.

The Civil War Archives, Union Corps Histories; 2nd Corps
http://www.civilwararchive.com/CORPS/2ndcorp.htm
This site will help in researching the history and soldiers of the Second Army Corps as well as other corps’ of the Union Army.

United States Army Center of Military History, Washington, D.C.
http://www.history.army.mil
For the history and research of the United States Army.

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Gravestone Girls
http://www.gravestonegirls.com
Putting the “Rave” back in “Grave”

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://suvcw.org/mollus/mollus.htm
Hereditary organization formed by Union officers after the death of President Abraham Lincoln.

 

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