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A Guide to Civil War and Genealogy Research
A Guide to Civil War and Genealogy Research

This area contains a basic guide to genealogy research for Civil War Soldiers. We also have specific volumes for some states.
384 battles are considered major engagements, but they represent only 5% of the total battles which occurred. Explore them all here.
Alabama Civil War and Genealogy Research
Alabama contributed 120,000 men to the war. 25% died from wounds and disease. Additionally 204 battles occurred in the state.
Arizona Civil War and Genealogy Research
Arizona raised 1 Confederate and 1 Union unit. 9 battles occurred there.
Arkansas Civil War and Genealogy Research
106,000 men from Arkansas fought in the Civil War. The largest battle west of the Mississippi was fought at Pea Ridge.
California Civil War and Genealogy Research
Both governments wanted the gold and California had it. 49 battles were fought in California.
Colorado Civil War and Genealogy Research
Colorado became a territory just weeks before the war broke out at Ft. Sumter. 7,500 men joined up for the Union cause.
Connecticut Civil War and Genealogy Research
Connecticut was the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, and the center of the Abolitionist Movement. 11% of the men died.
The Dakotas Civil War and Genealogy Research
A study of the Dakotas shows the results of a Federal totalitarian Government gone amuck - broken promises to the Indians and failure to protect the white settlers.
Delaware Civil War and Genealogy Research
Delaware is most remembered for its prison - Fort Delaware. Delaware's loss was about 5% of the 12,000 +/- who served in the war.