Civil War Digital Digest is your first stop for high quality videos on Civil War history, living history and Michigan Civil War history. Here the avid living historian, relaxed arm chair general and teachers will find resources that both educate and entertain.
The Historical Campaign is a nonprofit organization located in Southern Michigan that brings historical artifacts related to the American Civil War to enhance the learning experience for students and teachers while studying the subject. The organization is proud to bring rare, museum-quality artifacts to schools all across Southern Michigan. The artifacts range from medical and military equipment, political memorabilia, and personal items from the Civil War era. These programs are not only grasping the attention of the students, but it is inspiring them to enroll in Advanced Placement courses in high school.
The Historic Fort Wayne Coalition was formed in 2004 by a group of individuals from all walks of life who share one common goal - to be a positive force for the restoration and promotion of Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne. In 2007 the Coalition was awarded 501(c)(3) non-profit status by the IRS. We work side by side with the City of Detroit Recreation Department, Friends of Fort Wayne, Colonial Dames in the State of Michigan, the Detroit Historical Society, Tuskegee Airmen and other groups.
The American Battlefield Trust preserves America’s hallowed battlegrounds and educates the public about what happened there and why it matters.
Here you will find the links to the local Civil War Round Tables
The Bentley Library has more than four hundred collections pertaining to the participation of Michigan men and military units in the Civil War. Collections range in size from a single letter or diary fragment up to many folders of letters home, volumes of diaries or notebooks, or reminiscences.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the preservation and research of the legacy of Civil War Medical innovation and humanitarianism. As a living institution, they utilize artifacts, storytelling and the historic lessons derived from that era to educate the public and define the impact on today’s society.
Founded in 1916, the National Park Service is an agency of the federal government of the United States that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
Formed in 1980 and incorporated in the state of Ohio as a non-profit corporation in 1990, The Society of Civil War Surgeons was created to promote a deep and abiding appreciation for the rich heritage of the most turbulent period in American history. The Society strives to educate the public as to the study of medicine as it existed during the American Civil War through lectures, exhibitions, and living history events. Members also enjoy the quarterly publication, The Journal of Civil War Medicine.
Links to our favorite sutlers coming soon!
Founded by Don Harvey with the help of Ed & Lois Russell, the rosters contain the names of 88,558 of the 92,220 soldiers recorded by the State of Michigan
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a (501-4c) Non-Profit fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union. Organized in 1881 and chartered by Congress in 1954.