Religion, Society, Culture, Economy

Outside of the battles and the politics, the American Civil War also took place in the context of religion, society, culture and economics

Following are some online resources for a general understanding of these broader dimensions of the war:

Religion and the American Civil War (compiled by Bruce Gourley)

Pre-Civil War American Culture (compiled by the University of Houston)

African American History (University of Washington)

Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina)

The Valley of the Shadow (University of Virginia)

Making of America (Cornell University)

Civil War Women (Duke University)

Religion and Culture in Illinois and the North During the Civil War (Northern Illinois University)

The Economics of the Civil War (Roger L. Ransom, University of California)

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