Civil War Round Table of Arkansas
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Arkansas Civil War Resources
The most extensive collection of historical data is contained
the official archives for the state of Arkansas. Part of their mission
is to encourage historical work and research. Although, it would be
to make all of the material available on-line, selected material as
as forms for ordering information are available.
The Center promotes interdisciplinary study of the Civil War.
well-maintained Web page describes the Center's projects provides and a
general index to historic sites.
The Civil War Soldiers
and Sailors System is a computerized database containing basic facts about
servicemen who served on both sides during the Civil War. The initial focus
of the CWSS is the Names Index Project, a project to enter names and
other basic information from 6.3 million soldier records in the National
Archives. The facts about the soldiers were entered from records that are
indexed to many millions of other documents about Union and Confederate
Civil War soldiers maintained by the
National Archives and Records Administration.
Trust promotes the Discovery
Trail nationally to the media and through the publication Civil War Sites: The
Official Guide to Battlefields, Monuments, and More, published by Globe Pequot
Press. More than 30,000 copies of the Guide have been sold. The Guide and its predecessors
have been featured in USA Today, The Washington Post, Historic Traveler,
Southern Living, and many other publications. The Guide provides brief
descriptions of individual sites, together with driving directions, maps, and
other visitor information.
A major contributor to Arkansas Civil War information on the net.
Mr. Gerdes has passed away but the site is maintained by Brian Howerton,
Jeri Helms Fultz and Jim Martin. Lots of Rosters & Links listed.
A list of the major battles in Arkansas and on the borders of the
state. A must for those enthusiasts planning a summer vacation in Arkansas.
"Manuscript Resources for the Civil War" was compiled in 1990 by
Kim Allen Scott. We have mounted the entire guide on our
site; it contains brief descriptions of more than 200
In addition, we have the finding aids to many manuscript collections
on line, with a subject-heading for Civil War, that includes
processed since the publication of the guide ten years ago.