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Research Aids


'Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it,'
- Samuel Johnson, letter to Lord Chesterfield, Feb. 1755.
(Links pages predicted 250 years ago!)

For Links related to a specific unit (regiment, battery, Navy, etc.) are usually listed on the unit's homepage.

Links to other states' pages can be found here.

The following are of a more general nature, and don't fit within specific topics covered elsewhere on the site.

Please note that some of these are not our pages, and I only occasionally check to see if they are still there; if you have problems accessing one or more, send an email to the Webmaster (see link at bottom of page)

A Historial Look At Firearms of the Civil War (courtesy of Court's Kids)

Abraham Lincoln Resources (recommended by Eric Powell)

Animated Maps - Civil War Trust

Anti-Slavery Society in Vermont

Artillery terminology




Cemetery Projects

Champlain Valley Historical Reenactors

Civil War Lesson Plans

Civil War Resources - From a Soldier to A Veteran (Recommended by Ryan Sellers)

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Civil War Transcriptions


Cyndi's List - best site for Civil War genealogy

Dartmouth College (Civil War)

Easel Monument Project

Essential Civil WarCurriculum (For Reenactors)

FAQs, Civil War, Part I

FAQs, Civil War, Part II

From Wood Cabin to White House: An Abe Lincoln Timeline (courtesy of Robert & his teacher Ms. Holden)

Guns & Other Weaponry from the Civil War

Harper's Weekly

Interactive Civil War Maps for Kids

Interactive Sites for Education

Making of America Project (Cornell)

Making of America Project (Michigan)


Marlboro VT, Civil War Days

Message Board Portal


Mosby's Rangers


Norwich University (Civil War)

Norwich University Archives & Special Collections

Order Relative To Alienage

Ordering Military Service Records

Pamplin Historical Park

Signals and Telegraph

The Fourteenth Amendment (recommended by Libby)

Tidbits (Winnie Ledoux)

Union Army Uniforms and Insignia

US Army Heritage and Education Center Civil War Photograph Collection

US Civil War Information

Vermont Civil War Hemlocks

Vermont Historical Society Photographs

Vermont in the American Civil War (Wikipedia)

Vermont National Guard Museum

Vermont Old Cemetery Association