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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150

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The 150th anniversary of the Civil War is celebrated nationwide and the following organizations and institutions commemorate the sesquicentennial by emphasizing different facets of the Civil War. The unique approaches provide great information and resources for the public. 

The following projects and organizations are not endorsed by Pennsylvania Civil War 150. 


Cambria County Civil War

Cambria County joins Pennsylvania for the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.


Smithsonian Magazine Civil War: 150 Years Later (blog)

A Civil War blog covering a range of topics for the Smithsonian Magazine.


Weider History Group

The website contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles. The Weider History Gorup is the world's largest publisher of history magazines. 


National Park Service: Civil War

The National Park Service commemorates a defining event in our nation's history and its legacy in the continuing fight for civil rights.


Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust

The Lowcountry Sesquicentennial will be commemorated with respect and honor as we seek knowledge, understanding and unity in observing this unique period of our past. The Civil War Sesquicentennial is not a celebration, but a commemoration to honor the 620,000 American soldiers, sailors and mariners who lost their lives during the conflict.


Rosenbach Museum's Today in the Civil War (blog)

This blog celebrates the Civil War 150th by posting Civil War-era documents from the Rosenbach collection 150 years after they were originally created. 


Civil War Faces - Library of Congress Flickr Stream

These fascinating photographs represent the impact of the war, which involved many young enlisted men and the deaths of more than 600,000 soldiers. The photos feature details that enhance their interest, including horses, drums, muskets, rifles, revolvers, hats and caps, canteens, and a guitar. The images are also available via Library of Congress.


Camden County Lecture Series

 A group of lectures and series about the Civil War, including performances, display of artifacts and military demonstrations.


Pennsylvania Grand Review (Dickinson University)

A group of dedicated civilians from Harrisburg, Pa. organized a Grand Review for the nation's black troops when a Federal army held a Grand Review of its troops in Washington D.C. excluding black regiments and soldiers. This website supports those efforts and hopes to spread their outreach by sharing stories and finding more about the bravery and sacrifices of African American soldiers. 


Afrolumens Project

Website that features the detailed journey from slavery to freedom in Central Pennsylvania.


The Washington Post's House Divided (blog)

News and views about the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.


The New York Times' Disunion (blog)

150 years ago, Americans went to war with themselves. Disunion revisits this perilous past using contemporary accounts, diaries, images and historical assessments to follow the Civil War as it unfolded.


Seven Score and Ten Years Ago

As a news site, will report and deliver news each day as it happened exactly 150 years ago. From 2010 to 2015, the daily headlines, reporting and commentary will be of that date 150 years ago. Today's world will be able to relive the Civil War as if it were happening now. 


Mason Dixon Photography

Mason and Dixon Photography is the work of Gettysburg-based artist Robert Belgrad, a photographic portfolio with special emphasis on Civil War themes, including battlefields, reenactments, monuments and historical locations. 


Lancaster at War

Lancaster at War is a blog that attempts to retell the stories of the 79th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and Lancaster County during the Civil War through the presentation and analysis of primary sources. While the 79th Pennsylvania, also known as the "Lancaster County Regiment," fought from October 1861 until the war's end in the Western Theater, the battlefield and home front remained closely connected in a variety of ways to be explored in this blog.  In addition to the regiment's military history, the blog will focus on political and social history topics that involved both the regiment and Lancaster.

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