Civil War Sesquicentennial Blogs

Genealogists need to be historians. There is no way to understand a family history outside of the larger context of the history the family lived through. Genealogists have a rare opportunity over the next few years to witness the sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) of the Civil War. This will be commemorated with exhibits, books, websites, records releases, and re-enactments of battles.

In commemoration of an important and painful period in American history, several groups have set up blogs about the sesquicentennial of the Civil War:

Many states also have blogs or other websites commemorating the events and detailing museum exhibits or online collections. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list. For example, I have not includes sites that seems to be mainly about a historical commission, but not about the Civil War history itself.

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