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Other Civil War resources

Fort Donelson National Battlefield: explore the history of Fort Donelson, find curriculum materials and information on visiting the battlefield.

Freedmen and Southern Society Project: collection of primary source documents related to the experience and impact of emancipation.

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Teachers Page: discover a wealth of educational materials on topics in American History.

Nashville Public Television's Civil War 150: documentary series focusing on several areas of life in Tennessee including secession, the role of women, rivers and rail-ways, music, the African American experience, and the battle of Shiloh. Watch short clips

Shades of Gray and Blue: Explore the stories of Tennessee residents and their experiences during the Civil War through eight themes, ranging from "Visualizing the War" to "The Persistence of Memory." Contains images and lesson plans.

Shiloh National Military Park: explore the history of Shiloh, find curriculum materials and information on visiting the battlefield.

Stones River National Battlefield: explore the history of Stones River, find curriculum materials and information on visiting the battlefield.

Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area: tells the whole story of America's greatest challenge, 1860-1875: powerful stories of vicious warfare, the demands of the home front and occupation, the freedom of emancipation, and enduring legacies of Reconstruction. Explore the Research & Resources section for a wealth of educational materials.

Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial: commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Find information about events happening across the state, historical essays, timelines, images, and more.

Tennessee Civil War Sourcebook: a searchable collection of over 7,000 articles chronicling the Civil War in Tennessee from September 1, 1863 through September 30, 1865.

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture: an online version of the Encyclopedia, which is a comprehensive reference work on the Volunteer State cosponsored by the University of Tennessee Press and the Tennessee Historical Society, and edited by TPS-TN’s own Carroll Van West.

Tennessee 4 Me: created by the Tennessee State Museum, you will find historical content and primary sources related to Tennessee history.

Tennessee State Library and Archives – Civil War Era Database:  a collection of nearly 2,000 pamphlets and complete runs of eight newspapers, which document the diverse perspectives of the Civil War Era (1840-1865).

Volunteer Voices: digital collection of primary sources from Tennessee