NUCMC and the Documentary Heritage of the Civil War
This Web presentation is part of a five year/five part effort to highlight program cataloging of the last quarter century, along with related visual content, in observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.
Part 5, 2015 ("At War's End: A Nation Mourns and Rebuilds")
Final battles waged, surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's assassination, veterans' organizations, and Reconstruction.
Part 4, 2014 ("The Soldier's Dream of Home")
The home front, women in the war, economic aspects of the war, the role of charitable organizations, and patriotic societies.
Part 3, 2013 ("Make Way for Liberty!")
The sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation and the African American experience from slavery to the end of the war.
Part 2, 2012 ("Gone to be a Soldier")
Personal narratives of members of the Union and Confederate armed forces.
Part 1, 2011 ("A Southern Confederacy will be Formed!")
The election of Abraham Lincoln, the secession crisis, the outbreak of hostilities, mobilizing for war, and foreign public opinion.