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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 11 Bibliography.

Life During the Civil War

The Valley of the Shadow
http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/  
An archive profiling a Virginia and a Pennsylvania community during the war years.

William Tecumseh Sherman

Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
http://www.sfmuseum.org/bio/sherman.html  
A biography of Sherman with a portrait and related links.

People in THE WEST - William T. Sherman
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/sherman.htm  
A Sherman biography focusing on his military exploits in the West. Includes a photo and links.

William Tecumseh Sherman
http://www.ohiobio.org/military/sherman.html  
A brief biography and a portrait of Sherman.

Sherman, William Tecumseh - Family Papers
http://www.archives.nd.edu/findaids/ead/html/SHR.htm  
A biography of Sherman with photos and a summary of his papers.

Robert E. Lee

USA: Robert E. Lee
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/relee/relee.htm  
A biography of Lee.

R. E. Lee
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG97/stone/lee.html  
A brief biography and a portrait of Lee.

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson Shrine
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/js.htm  
A tour of the plantation office building where Jackson died. Includes biographical information on Jackson with related links.

Stonewall Jackson Biography
http://www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=4933  
A brief biography of Jackson.

Stonewall Jackson Resources
http://www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=3747  
Provides photographs, documents, and biographical and historical information about Jackson's life.

George McClellan

General George Brinton McClellan
http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/gbmcclellan.htm  
A biography and a photo of McClellan.

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/ug18.html  
A biography and a portrait of Grant.

Ulysses S. Grant - Chronology
http://www.granthome.com/grant_home.htm  
A Grant chronology with links and images.

Today in History: May 19
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/may19.html  
A history of Grant and the Battle of Vicksburg with related links. Includes links to a biography, photos, newspaper articles, etc.

Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln's Letter to James Conkling, 1863
http://www.netins.net/showcase/creative/lincoln/speeches/conkling.htm  
An introduction and the text of Lincoln's letter to James C. Conkling with the quote "Let us diligently apply the means..."

Lincoln Home NHS Homepage
http://www.nps.gov/liho/  
The Lincoln Home National Historic Site page, with a Lincoln chronology, information about Lincoln and slavery, etc.

The Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation
http://www.nps.gov/ncro/anti/emancipation.html  
The text of The Emancipation Proclamation.

The Emancipation Proclamation
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/al16/writings/emancip.htm  
The text of The Emancipation Proclamation.

The Avalon Project : Emancipation Proclamation
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/emancipa.htm  
The text of The Emancipation Proclamation.

Virtual Visit: The Emancipation Proclamation
http://unix2.nysed.gov/library/features/ep/  
Information about The Emancipation Proclamation, the original document, the transcript of the text and related links.

Lincoln on Vicksburg

Vicksburg Is the Key
http://www.nps.gov/vick/historyculture/vickkey.htm  
A brief background, and Lincoln's quote, "Vicksburg is the key..."

Pemberton

Battle of Champion Hill
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp//battles/ms009.htm  
The story of the Battle of Champion Hill, where Pemberton was defeated, with links, including one to a brief profile of Pemberton.

Time Line of The Civil War, 1863
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/tl1863.html  
A timeline that includes the surrender of Pemberton.

Mississippi Civil War Battle Champion Hill American Civil War
http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/ms/ms009.html  
The story of the Battle of Champion Hill, with Civil War links.

Antietam

Antietam National Battlefield
http://www.nps.gov/anti/  
A web site for the Civil War battlefield site. Includes the history of the Battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg) and a Virtual Visitors' Center.

Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/  
A brief history of the battle of Fredericksburg, information about the park, and a link to a visitor center, where you can read about Civil War history, tour the battlefields, etc.

Shiloh

Shiloh National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/shil/  
A brief history of the battle of Shiloh and information about the park.

Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/vick/  
Provides links to information on the Vicksburg campaign, battles in west-central Mississippi, siege operations, etc...

Chancellorsville

Chancellorsville Battlefield
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/chist.htm  
Information about the park, with photos of the generals, and links to information about the Battle of Chancellorsville, biographies of key participants, related links.

Gettysburg

Gettysburg National Military Park
http://www.nps.gov/gett/  
Information about the park with links to the Gettysburg Address, information about the battle, soldiers' stories, etc.



  

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