Researching a paper on the Civil War?


You might want to read the books listed for each of the topics below. Our education staff has not only provided information about the title, author and publisher of the books, but also given you a review of the content in these bibliographies.

The Civil War (PDF-8K)
Civil War Medicine (PDF-8K)
Jefferson Davis (PDF-12K)
Robert E. Lee (PDF-8K)
Spies (PDF-8K)
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson" (PDF-104K)


Often it helps to put events that affected a particular person or place in order as you write about them. Below are selected chronologies for noted Civil War people and places. A general timeline for the entire Civil War is also available.

George B. McClellan (PDF-360K)
J.E.B. Stuart (PDF-256K)
Jefferson Davis (PDF-76K)
Robert E. Lee (PDF-244K)
The White House of the Confederacy (PDF-40K)
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (PDF-218K)
Ulysses S. Grant (PDF-284K)

Fact Sheets

Looking for the basic and little known facts about famous Civil War personalities? These one-page sheets have personal information and some interesting details to get you started. 

Robert E. Lee (PDF-372K)
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (PDF-440K)

The Haversack Store offers a variety of books, reproduction toys, maps, prints, and other fun items that also provide lots of information on the Civil War. Ask your parents to browse our online selection with you!