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Encyclopedia Britannica  is a GREAT place to begin any new project. 
Be sure to click on the periodical and web links related to your search. 

FactCite is a must-visit site, with easy-to understand information.

GALE eBooks has many topics, especially biographies.                    

Explora  (Information Database)

History Reference Center: The name says it all.  Use it!

Discovery Education: do you like to learn by watching a video?

Find one here, using your RUSD gmail account.

 

Are you using these resources from home? Go here for user names and passwords:  RUSD Library Resources. Log in with your RUSD gmail account.

 
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General

The United States Civil War Center.  A comprehensive index to Civil War websites, divided by category.  Dynamite!
Civil War Archives.  Check out the "Soldier's Letters" and "Soldier's Diaries" pages.
In the Valley of the Shadow.  A very cool site.  You can search primary source  letters and diaries by keyword, such as "camp life."
The Smithsonian -- Civil War Archives.  Click through the advertisement!
A Nation Divided --The History Place.  A timeline of Civil War events , with battle links and information on other historic events such as "Lincoln Shot."
New Georgia Encyclopedia. (The state of Georgia's encyclopedia.  Use the search box on the site.)
Historynet.com: The Civil War.  (Use the search box on the site.)


Special Topics

Food:Civil War Interactive Cookbook.  Recipes from the Civil War (yum!)
Camp Life:In the Valley of the Shadow.  Search the letters and diaries by keyword, such as "camp life."
Photography:Civil War Photographs.  A Library of Congress site filled with pictures of the Civil War.
Women:Primary Sources: Civil War Women.  Digitized letters and diaries, sponsored by Duke University.
Battles:Battle Summaries by Campaign.  Choose a Civil War battle and find out who was in command, other names for the battle, and a brief outline of exactly what happened.

Music: Civil War Music.  From The Library of Congress.