When beginning to research the American Civil War, one can face a daunting task if unsure of the various sources available - both primary and secondary accounts - and how to use them. During this online course, we will explore basic research methods, investigate memoirs, regimental histories, and auto-biographies; and take a look at the myriad websites offering information ranging from period newspapers to soldier service records.
Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.