Websites, image archives, and readings that contain more information about Durham in and through the Civil War.
Durham Resources and Readings
Offers students, teachers, and researchers a range of primary sources with which they can investigate the economic, social, cultural, and political history of a post-bellum southern community.
Duke University Perkins Library
Houses several thousand rare and unique materials in its Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, including maps, photographs, films, broadsides, and Confederate prints.
Durham County Library - Historic Photo Archives
The Durham Historic Photographic Archives consist of around 1500 images depicting the history of Durham from 1860 to the mid-1900s.
The Durham-Orange Genealogical Society of North Carolina
A nonprofit organization established in 1989 and dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties, North Carolina
The Indian Trading Path and Colonial Settlement Development in the North Carolina Piedmont
Paper by Gladys Rebecca Dobbs about the early settlement of the Durham area.
Durham: A Bull City Story
This Astounding Close: The Road to Bennett Place
Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography
North Carolina Resources and Readings
North Carolina Sesquicentennial Commemorative
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War in North Carolina, 2011-2015.
North Carolina Civil War Tourism Council
Formed in 1994, the North Carolina Civil War Tourism Council is a partnership of public and private organizations and individuals concerned with the preservation and welfare of North Carolina's Civil War era sites and museums.
North Carolina Museum of History
This exhibit tells stories of North Carolinians who lived, served, and sacrificed all during the conflict. The museum has taken special care to present the voices of these individuals, as well as the artifacts and images they left behind.
North Carolina History Project
Welcome to NorthCarolinahistory.org, an edited, evolving, and free online encyclopedia of North Carolina that also includes commentaries, lesson plans, and a community calendar.
Interactive exploration of legends, firsts and lasts, oddities, and themes of the war.
The War Within the Confederacy: White Unionist of North Carolina
Paper by Michael K. Honey concerning the peace movements and Unionist beliefs in North Carolina.
North Carolina and the Civil War
Author and historian Michael C Hardy's musings about the Tar Heel state and the War for Southern Independence (personal blog).
On Sherman's Trail: The Civil War's North Carolina Climax
Regional or National Resources and Readings
Civil War Traveler
The Civil War Trails program has installed more than 800 interpretive markers at Civil War sites in Virginia, Maryland Tennessee and North Carolina. More Trails markers are expected soon in West Virginia. Driving tours follow major campaigns.
Civil War Interactive - The Daily Newspaper of the Civil War
Discussions, forums, maps, book reviews and more.
April 1865: The Month That Saved America
Sea of Gray
Disunion, from The New York Times
Opinionator blog retracing the news and events of the Civil War.