Told by Michigan voices. Written by Michigan authors. Interpreted by Michigan living historians. Portrayed by Michigan Civil War reenactors. This documentary series comes on the verge of the sesquicentennial of the beginning of the American Civil War in 1861 and its content matches State approved curriculum.
The Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial History Partners is an informal group of individuals, organizations, and communities throughout the state interested in commemorating and promoting the Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011 - 2015) and Michigan's role in that war. Comprising the Civil War History Partners are over 1,000 Civil War reenactors and living history historians; Civil War patriotic and hereditary organizations; Civil War scholars and educators, Civil War Roundtables; local and statewide libraries, historical societies, and genealogical societies; local and statewide museums; and numerous local Michigan communities that sponsor special and annual historical programs related to the Civil War.
The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) War Papers book series, containing 70 volumes in all, are comprised of first-hand accounts written by men who were active participants in the Civil War. Approximately 30 to 70 volumes of the original papers have been completely digitized by Google with more being done on an ongoing basis. For several of the Commanderies that have yet to be digitized, some of these individual papers from the respective volumes are online.
It is the mission of The National Civil War Museum to serve as a national center to inspire lifelong learning of the American Civil War through the preservation and balanced presentation of the American peoples struggles for survival and healing.
Search Cornell University library for official records from the Union and Confederate Armies. Materials available to the public (although not digitally) include formal reports, correspondences, orders and so much more.
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