American Civil War: Letters and Diaries


Civil War diaries, letters, and memoirs


The database includes:

  • Diaries, letters, memoirs, and biographies
  • The writings of politicians, generals, slaves. landowners, farmers, sailors, wives, and spies
  • Perspectives from Northerners, Southerners, and foreign observers
  • A thesaurus of Civil War terms
  • A chronology of key events