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Preserving Our Heritage for Future Generations


Remembering The Confederacy

"If I ever disown, repudiate, or apologize for the Cause for which
Lee fought and Jackson died, let the lightnings of Heaven rend me, and the scorn of all good men and true women be my portion. Sun, Moon, Stars, all fall on me when I cease to love the Confederacy. 'Tis the cause, not the fate of the Cause, that is glorious!" 
Maj. R.E. Wilson, CSA


* Confederate Companies of Pierce County *

* Confederate Soldiers Resting in Pierce County *

* Confederate Monument For Pierce County *

* Blackshear Prison Camp *

* Union Soldiers Held Captive in the Blackshear Prison *


"Surrender means that the history of this heroic struggle will be 
written by the enemy; that our youth will be trained by Northern school teachers; will learn from Northern school books their version of the War; will be impressed by all the influences of history and education to regard our gallant dead as traitors, and our maimed veterans as fit subjects for derision."
General Pat Cleburne, CSA




"Let us be certain that our children know that the War Between The States 
was not a contest for the preservation of slavery, as some would have them to 
believe, but that it was a great struggle for the maintenance of 
Constitutional rights, and that men who fought
Were warriors tried and true,
Who bore the flags of a Nation's trust,
And fell in a cause, though lost, still just,
And died for me and you."
J. Taylor Ellyson
Confederate veteran and post-war mayor of Richmond, Virginia 


The order of Seceded States & date of Secession:
December 20, 1860: South Carolina
January 10, 1861 : Florida
January 11, 1861 : Alabama
January 19, 1861 : Georgia
February 1, 1861 : Texas
February 4, 1861 : Confederacy is Formed in Montgomery, Alabama
April 17, 1861 : Virginia
May 6 , 1861 : Arkansas
May 20, 1861 : North Carolina
June 8, 1861 : Tennessee


A Bitter Peace - The Reconstruction of Georgia
The War - Soldiers & Sailors System

104th Pa. Volunteer Infantry Home Page
10th Texas Infantry

111th New York Volunteers

11th Texas Cavalry

13th New York Volunteer Infantry

142nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

14th KY Volunteer Infantry

15th Alabama Company B Reenactment Group

15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

15th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Co. C

1883 Pensioners Online

188th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers

19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

1st Kentucky Brigade, CSA, the "Orphan Brigade"

1st Maryland Cavalry Battalion, CSA

1st Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry

20th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (The Harvard Regiment)

20th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA

28th Louisiana Infantry Regiment- "Gray's Regiment"

28th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

2nd Tennessee Infantry Regiment (Union)

2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

32nd Infantry Regiment Iowa Volunteers

32nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Co. E

3rd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

3rd Regiment, Company G, Georgia Volunteer Infantry

Score Battlefield Preservation Movement

43rd Indiana Infantry

45th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

48th Illinois Infantry

48th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment

49th Indiana Volunteer Infantry -Company "F" (Reenactment Unit)

51st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry

51st Virginia Infantry Regiment (Roster)

53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company "C"

54th Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserves Co. D

56th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers

5th New York Volunteer Infantry (Duryee's Zouaves)

64th Regiment, New York State Volunteer Infantry ("Cattaraugus Regiment")

66th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry

6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment

9th Tennessee Cavalry

A brief introduction to Genealogy and the Civil War

A narrative of the experiences of Robert Pierce while a soldier in the civil war

American Civil War Links

Andersonville Civil War Prison
(fascinating reading)

Battle of Chickamauga: An Alabama Infantry Regiment's Perspective

Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Shrine

Broadfoot Publishing Company (Civil War Books and CD-ROMs)

Calvin Jones Andrews, CSA

Carroll College Civil War Institute

Causes of the Civil War

Civil War Battle Summaries by State

Civil War Diary and Letters of David Humphrey Blair

Civil War in Miniature

Civil War in SE Kentucky

Civil War Information on Northern Florida

Civil War Medical Staff Press

Civil War Personal Collection

Civil War Photographs at Library of Congress

Civil War Prison Camps

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System

Civil War Washington

GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Homepage

History of First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L

How to Order CW Military & Pension Records

Huwald's Tennessee Mountain Howitzer Battery

Illinois in the Civil War

ILTweb: History Civil War Home Page

Index to the Civil War in Missouri

Indiana in the Civil War

Iowa Civil War Heritage Foundation Page

Iowa During the Civil War

Jim Schmidt's Civil War Site

John A. Rawlins--Aide to U.S. Grant

Lee's Retreat

Letters of the Civil War

Library of Congress: American Memory--Selected Civil War Photographs

Michigan Historical Museum (Michigan Battle Flags)

Michigan in the Civil War

Mississippi Civil War Information


New York Infantry Units

New York Volunteers 188th Regiment Co. A

Ninth Georgia Regiment, CSA

Official Records of The Union and Confederate Armies

Pennsylvania Civil War Volunteers

Regimental Battleflags of the War Between the States

Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861
(Beautifully Illustrated)

Sons of Confederate Veterans

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

South Carolina in the Civil War Homepage

Tennessee Chronicles

Tennessee Colored Pension Applications for CSA Service

The American Civil War

The American Civil War Homepage
The American Civil War Homepage

The Civil War Collection

The Civil War Home Page

The Civil War in Georgia

The Civil War Trust

The Confederate Network

The Electric Cemetery

The Gettysburg Address at Library of Congress

The Gettysburg Discussion Group

The Illinois Civil War Project

The Rural Citizen Online Bookstore

The Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Virginia and Pennsylvania

The Wartime Diary of John Weathered (9th Tennessee Cavalry or Bennett's Regiment)

U.S. Civil War Center

Ultimate Civil War Reference Manual

Ulysses S. Grant Home Page

United States Civil War (1861-1865)

United States Colored Troops (formed in North Carolina)

Virginia Confederate Infantry Units

Virginia Military Institute Archives

VMI Archives--Civil War Page

War of the Rebellion (a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies)

Women in the Civil War Book Listing

York County, South Carolina in the Civil War




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