About the Site

The purpose of this site is to provide a comprehensive digest of the events involving the buildup to the American Civil War, the conflict itself, and its aftermath. The years 1860 through 1865 are on this site, year-by-year.


Educators should find the material useful for lesson plans in their classrooms. Students should find the material useful for research.

Feedback is always welcome; please fill out the form below and submit any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding this site. 

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