General Civil War Resources
Soldiers and Sailors Database — Provided by the National Park Service, this database contains brief records and rank for Civil War veterans for every state. Only records for African American Sailors available at this time.
Chronicling America Digital Newspaper Database — Provided by the Library of Congress, this database contains papers from across the country.
Local And Regional Civil War Resources
Diary of an Enlisted Man — Diary of Lawrence Van Alstyne, member of the 128th New York State Infantry