Civil War Weapons, Navy, Spies, Technology, & Medicine

Updated June 8, 2002

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CIVIL WAR WEAPONS
Civil War Artillery - Dictionary 
  Artillery Glossary
Civil War Artillery Encyclopedia - Table of Contents 
  A Storm of Shot and Shell: Weapons of the CIvil War 
  Weapons and Artillery
  Field Artillery in the Civil War 
  Civil War Field Fortifications Website 
  Civil War Field Fortifications Website: Dictionary Of Fortification
   PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Civil War Field Fortifications 
  Rifle Pits 
     Civil War Small Arms Rifle Musket 
  www.civilwarguns.com 
  What Is A Revolver? 
  Spiller & Burr Home Page: Confederate revolvers 
  Historical Perspective on 19th Long Range Shooting 
  Long Shots & Straight Shots - Breech-Loaders In The United States - Trial Of Breech-Loading Revolvers 
  Incredible Shots - feats of marksmanship during the Civil War 
  THE KENTUCKY SHARPSHOOTERS: Elite Corps of the Orphan Brigade 
  Weapons of the Orphan Brigade 
  Civil War Sharpshooters Homepage 
Firearms History 
  Artillery Encyclopedia - Bore Index
Weapons - Cannon Markings  
Civil War Artillery - Ammunition - Battery Organization - Drill - Equipment
Civil War Artillery - Famous Guns - Famous Men
Civil War Artillery - Links - Reference Desk
Civil War Artillery - Weaponry 
The Civil War Artillery Page
Civil War Heavy Artillery
War on Horseback
Minie Ball 
  The Spenser Rifle - Technical Assessment 
  Civil War Artillery Homepage 
   Rifles Used In The War Between The States 
  Weapons of the War 
  Weapons of the Civil War
   Civil War Artillery - Rock Island Registry
      STRATEGIC SUPPLY OF CIVIL WAR ARMIES 
  THE SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT

THE SIGNAL CORPS
The Signal Corps
Civil War Signal Corps and United States Military Telegraph 
Signal Corps Association  Reenactors' Division


IRONCLADS & WAR AT SE
A - CIVIL WAR NAVY
A - CIVIL WAR NAVY
TIMELINE: Navy in the Civil War 
  Wars and conflicts of the U.S. Navy: Civil War 
  PRIMARY DOCUMENT: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies
Naval Strategy of the Civil War
   Civil War Navies 
  Civil War Naval Forces Index 
  Great Civil War Navy
   The Anaconda Plan
   Development of Ironclad Warships Before the Civil War 
Ironclads and Blockade Runners
  Civil War Ironclads - An Introduction - Ironclads Q & A 
Union Coastal Ironclads, Union Riverine Ironclads, and the Union "Tinclads" 
Confederate Ironclads
  Blockade Organization 
   The Mariners' Museum - Monitor: History and Legacy
  Unit History - The C.S.S Hunley 
The Official Hunley Project Home Page
     Admiral Farragut
    U.S. Navy rank insignia during the Civil War, 1861 -- July 31, 1862
Ships of the Civil War - Collection - must have AOL to access site.

BLOCKADE RUNNERS
Ironclads and Blockade Runners
Blockade Runner Captains - Famous Blockade Runners  
Blockade Proclamations

RAILROADS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO THE WAR EFFORT
MAP: Railways in Southern States During the Civil War 
For more on the history of the Railroad and its importance, please visit my 19th Century America webpage and check out the section on Railroads.


THE IMPORTANCE OF HORSES
The Military Horse
The Military Horse - Ordnance Reports, Memoranda, and Related Items 
    Confederate Saddles and Horse Equipment 
  Civil War Federal Contractors of Saddlery, Horse Equipment
Civil War Artillery - Horses
   The Military Horse - The McClellan Military Saddle  
War on Horseback
  Famous Horses of the Civil War  
  Traveller and Robert E. Lee's horses 


THE
SPIES
Spies, Raiders & Partisans
  Intelligence in the Civil War Central Intelligence Agency
  Spying in the Civil War 
  USCWC -- Espionage 
Rose O'Neal Greenhow Papers at Duke 
Women in History - Belle Boyd biography
   Hearts at Home: Spies
BELLE BOYD HOUSE
The Civil War: Black American Contributions to Union Intelligence
INTELLIGENCE IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Civil War - Confederacy - Intelligence
Civil War - Union - Intelligence
  Civil War - Confederacy - Covert Operations 
  Civil War - Confederacy - Lincoln Plots 
  Sam Davis, Boy Spy of the Confederacy 
  Confederate Cipher Wheel 
  Civil War - Rangers and Guerrillas 
Civil War - Confederacy - Women Spies - You can find more on women who spied for the Confederacy (as well as the union) by checking out my section on Civil War Women.

OTHER MILITARY TECHNOLOGY
Engineering and the Civil War
  The Civil War Military Telegraph Service
The Balloons With The Army Of The Potomac

MEDICINE
Effects of Artillery Fire
After checking out Civil War Medicine, you will be glad you live in the 20th century.
Nat'l Museum of Civil War Medicine 
  Medicine in the American Civil War 
  GRAPH: Death by Disease Analysis
  Disease, not bullets, killed more soldiers
  Casualties & Medical Care
U.S. Civil War Center -- Medicine 
More Civil War Medicine
Still More Civil War Medicine
Civil War Medical Care, Battle Wounds, and Disease
The History of Civil War Medicine
Civil War Nurses, "The Angels of the Battlefield"
The Union Army Ambulance Corps
The Civil War Army Surgeon 
Confederate Medical Department
Typhoid fever in the 7th Kansas Cavalry
Bechtel Letter No. 19, July 4, 1861 
The Sanitary Commission and Other Relief Agencies
  Sanitary Fairs
  Dr. Mary Edwards Walker - Surgeon - Congressional Medal of Honor 
  Clara Barton | American Humanitarian 
  Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. 
   Did the U.S. Civil War create 500,000 morphine addicts? 
  Mythical Roots of US Drug Policy - Soldier's Disease and Addicts in the Civil War 

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