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Commemorating History

Want to know about upcoming events commemorating the Civil War? Visit the Calendar of the Michigan Civil War Sesquicentennial History Partners for lectures, reenactments, and various other events.

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Images of the Civil War

If you have a photo of a battle reenactment, a snapshot of an authentic encampment, a great photo you’re compelled to share, here is an opportunity to share through Flickr. Peruse what other enthusiasts have shared as well!

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Reliving the Battles

There’s no such thing as actual video footage of the American Civil War, but the closest thing comes from you. Record the parade, the battle, the scene, the spectacle, and allow us to present your dramatically directed masterpiece! Video views and history buffs, unite.

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Reveille! Hear the bugle call and share your stories, tales, insights, information on the Civil War.

Browse original letters, photographs, and military records from the Civil War digitized by the Archives of Michigan.

View images of Michigan Civil War battle flags from your own home.

Learn more about online resources for researching the American Civil War.

The story behind Michigan’s official Sesquicentennial Logo.