Links to Civil War Sites in my Books

Here are weblinks to the internet sites for the Civil War sites featured in The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide, 2nd Edition. Also listed are links to some of the important Civil War preservation and travel sites I discuss in the book. Other links will be added as I can get to them.

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Preservation, Travel, and Other Civil War Websites

The Civil War Trust
Civil War Traveler
National Park Service
American Battlefield Protection Program
Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation
Civil War Round Table of Chicago
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
Civil War Journeys


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Athens Civil War Trail Athens, AL Athens
Cullman County Museum Cullman, AL Day’s Gap
Fort Gaines Dauphin Island, AL Mobile Bay
Decatur Civil War Walking Tour and Podcast Decatur, AL Decatur
Fort Morgan State Historic Site Gulf Shores, AL Mobile Bay
Tannehill Iron Works Historical State Park McCalla, AL
Alabama State Capitol Montgomery, AL
First White House of the Confederacy Montgomery, AL
Visit Selma Selma, AL Selma
Historic Blakeley State Park Spanish Fort, AL Fort Blakely


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Historic Cane Hill Canehill, AR Cane Hill
Poison Spring Battleground State Park Chidester, AR Poison Spring
Arkansas Post National Memorial Gillett, AR Arkansas Post
Civil War Helena Driving Tour Helena, AR Helena
Delta Cultural Center Helena, AR Helena
Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Jacksonville, AR Little Rock
Jenkins’ Ferry Battleground State Park Leola, AR Jenkins’ Ferry
Little Rock Campaign Tour Little Rock, AR Little Rock
Marks’ Mills Battleground State Park New Edinburg, AR Marks’ Mills
Pea Ridge National Military Park Pea Ridge, AR Pea Ridge
Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum Pine Bluff, AR Pine Bluff
Prairie Grove Battleground State Park Prairie Grove, AR Prairie Grove
Nevada County Depot and Museum Prescott, AR Prairie D’Ane, Elkins’ Ferry


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Picacho Peak State Park Picacho, AZ Picacho Peak
Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Fort Point National Historic Site San Francisco, CA
Drum Barracks Wilmington, CA


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Sand Creek National Historic Site Eads, CO Sand Creek

District of Columbia

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
African American Civil War Museum and Memorial Washington, DC
African American Civil War National Memorial Washington, DC
Civil War Defenses of Washington Washington, DC Fort Stevens
Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Washington, DC
Ericsson Memorial Washington, DC
Ford’s Theater National Historic Site Washington, DC
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Washington, DC
Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC
President Lincoln’s Cottage Washington, DC


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Gulf Islands National Seashore Gulf Breeze, FL Santa Rosa Island
Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve/Fort Caroline National Memorial Jacksonville, FL St. John’s Bluff
Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park Olustee, FL Olustee
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park Tallahassee, FL Natural Bridge
Tampa Bay History Center Tampa, FL Fort Brooke, Tampa


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Andersonville National Historic Site Andersonville, GA
Atlanta History Center Atlanta, GA Atlanta
Red Top Mountain State Park Cartersville, GA Allatoona
National Civil War Naval Museum Columbus, GA
A.H. Stephens State Park Crawfordville, GA
Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site Dallas, GA Pickett’s Mill
Dalton Civil War Driving Tour Dalton, GA Dalton, Rocky Face Ridge
Dug Gap Battle Park Dalton, GA Dalton, Rocky Face Ridge
Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel Dalton, GA Dalton, Rocky Face Ridge
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park Fort Oglethorpe, GA Chickamauga
Nash Farm Battlefield & Museum Hampton, GA Lovejoy’s Station
Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site Irwinville, GA
Road to Tara Museum Jonesboro, GA Jonesboro
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Kennesaw, GA Kennesaw Mountain, Kolb’s Farm
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History Kennesaw, GA
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site Macon, GA Griswoldville
Brown’s Mill Battlefield Association Newnan, GA Brown’s Mill
Friends of Resaca Battlefield Resaca, GA Resaca
Fort McAllister State Park Richmond Hill, GA Fort McAllister
Fort Pulaski National Monument Savannah, GA Fort Pulaski
Stone Mountain Park Stone Mountain, GA
Waynesboro Museum Waynesboro, GA Waynesboro
Battle of West Point West Point, GA West Point


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation Preston, ID Bear River


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
U. S. Grant Home State Historic Site Galena, IL
Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site Petersburg, IL
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Springfield, IL
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Springfield, IL
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Springfield, IL
Old State Capitol State Historic Site Springfield, IL


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Corydon Battle Park and Civil War Museum Corydon, IN Corydon
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Lincoln City, IN
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana IN


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum Baxter Springs, KS Baxter Springs
Fort Scott National Historic Site Fort Scott, KS
Explore Lawrence Lawrence, KS Lawrence
Marais des Cygnes Massacre State Historic Site Pleasanton, KS
Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site Pleasanton, KS Mine Creek


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Knox Historical Museum Barbourville, KY Barbourville
Bardstown Museum Row Bardstown, KY
Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association Campbellsville, KY Tebbs Bend
Columbus-Belmont State Park Columbus, KY Belmont
Cynthiana Morgan’s Raid Driving Tour Cynthiana, KY Cynthiana
Camp Wildcat Preservation Foundation East Bernstadt, KY Camp Wild Cat
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Hodgenville, KY
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Middlesboro, KY Cumberland Gap
Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve Munfordville, KY Munfordville, Rowlett’s Station
Hart County Historical Society Museum Munfordville, KY Munfordville, Rowlett’s Station
Mill Springs Battlefield Nancy, KY Mill Springs
Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park Nicholasville, KY
Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (Paducah Civil War Walking Tour) Paducah, KY Paducah
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site Pembroke, KY
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site Perryville, KY Perryville
Middle Creek Battlefield Prestonsburg, KY Middle Creek
Battle of Richmond Association Richmond, KY Richmond
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Kentucky KY


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Epps House – LSU Alexandria Alexandria, LA
Visit Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge Civil War Driving Tour) Baton Rouge, LA Baton Rouge
Port Hudson State Historic Site Jackson, LA Port Hudson
Mansfield State Historic Site Mansfield, LA Mansfield
Friends of Fort DeRussy Marksville, LA Fort DeRussy
Confederate Memorial Hall Museum New Orleans, LA New Orleans
The Cabildo New Orleans, LA New Orleans
Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site Pineville, LA
Whitney Plantation Wallace, LA


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Boston African American National Historic Site Boston, MA
Springfield Armory National Historic Site Springfield, MA


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
United States Naval Academy Annapolis, MD
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway Cambridge, MD
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Cambridge, MD
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park Church Creek, MD
Surratt House Museum Clinton, MD
Monocacy National Battlefield Frederick, MD
National Museum of Civil War Medicine Frederick, MD
Clara Barton National Historic Site Glen Echo, MD
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Hancock, MD Williamsport, Hancock
South Mountain State Battlefield Middletown, MD South Mountain
Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg, MD Antietam
Dr. Mudd House Museum Waldorf, MD


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association Echo, MN Wood Lake
Fort Ridgely Fairfax, MN Fort Ridgely


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Friends of Historic Boonville Boonville, MO Boonville
Cape Girardeau Convention & Visitors Bureau Cape Girardeau, MO Cape Girardeau
Battle of Carthage State Historic Site Carthage, MO Carthage
Independence Department of Tourism Independence, MO Independence, Little Blue River
Battle of Westport Kansas City, MO Westport, Byram’s Ford
Adair County Historical Society Kirksville, MO Kirksville
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site Lexington, MO Lexington I
Clay County Archives and Historical Society Liberty, MO Liberty
Lone Jack Historical Society Lone Jack, MO Lone Jack
Bushwhacker Museum Nevada, MO Marmiton River
New Madrid Historical Museum New Madrid, MO New Madrid
Battle of Fort Davidson State Historic Site Pilot Knob, MO Fort Davidson
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Republic, MO Wilson’s Creek
Battle of Springfield Springfield, MO Springfield
History Museum on the Square Springfield, MO Springfield
Grant National Historic Site St. Louis, MO
Missouri Civil War Museum at Jefferson Barracks St. Louis, MO


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Mississippi’s Final Stands Baldwyn, MS Brices Cross Roads, Tupelo
Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site Bethany, MS Brices Cross Roads
Beauvoir: The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library Biloxi, MS
Corinth Battlefield Unit, Shiloh National Military Park Corinth, MS Corinth
Crossroads Museum Historic Depot Corinth, MS Corinth
Battle of Champion Hill Edwards, MS Champion Hill
Iuka Battlefield Driving Tour Iuka, MS Iuka
Meridian Meridian, MS Meridian
Grand Gulf Military Park Port Gibson, MS Grand Gulf
Port Gibson Chamber of Commerce Port Gibson, MS Port Gibson
Battle of Raymond Raymond, MS Raymond
Tupelo National Battlefield Tupelo, MS Tupelo
Vicksburg National Military Park Vicksburg, MS Vicksburg

North Carolina

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Fort Macon State Park Atlantic Beach, NC Fort Macon
Averasboro Battlefield & Museum Dunn, NC Averasborough
Bennett Place State Historic Site Durham, NC
Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Program Fort Bragg, NC Monroe’s Cross Roads
Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site Four Oaks, NC Bentonville
Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield Goldsboro, NC Goldsborough
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Hatteras, NC Hatteras Inlet
CSS Neuse State Historic Site Kinston, NC
Historical Preservation Group of Kinston Kinston, NC Kinston, Wyse Fork
Fort Fisher State Historic Site Kure Beach, NC Fort Fisher
Roanoke Island National Historic Site Manteo, NC Roanoke Island
New Bern Historical Society New Bern, NC New Bern
Port O’Plymouth Museum Plymouth, NC Plymouth
Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center (South Mills driving tour) South Mills, NC South Mills
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site Wilmington, NC Wilmington

North Dakota

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Killdeer Mountain Battlefield State Historic Site Killdeer, ND Killdeer Mountain
Whitestone Hill State Historic Site Kulm, ND Whitestone Hill

New Mexico

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Pecos National Historical Park Pecos, NM Glorieta Pass
Fort Craig Historic Site San Antonio, NM Valverde

New York

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Ulysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site Gansevoort, NY
General Grant National Memorial New York, NY
United States Military Academy at West Point West Point, NY


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati, OH
Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home and School House Georgetown, OH
U. S. Grant Birthplace Point Pleasant, OH
Buffington Island Battlefield Memorial Park Portland, OH Buffington Island
John P. Parker Museum & Historical Society Ripley, OH
Rankin House Ripley, OH
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Ohio OH


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Battle of Honey Springs State Historic Site Checotah, OK Honey Springs
Fort Gibson State Historic Site Fort Gibson, OK


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA Gettysburg
Jennie Wade House Gettysburg, PA Gettysburg
Seminary Ridge Museum Gettysburg, PA Gettysburg
Battle of Hanover Walking Tour Hanover, PA Hanover
National Civil War Museum Harrisburg, PA
Monterey Pass Battlefield Waynesboro, PA Monterey Pass

South Carolina

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston, SC Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum Columbia, SC
South Carolina State House Columbia, SC
Rivers Bridge State Historic Site Ehrhardt, SC Rivers Bridge
Friends of the Hunley North Charleston, SC
Parris Island Museum Parris Island, SC Honey Hill


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Bull’s Gap Railroad Museum Bulls Gap, TN Bull’s Gap
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga, Brown’s Ferry, Wauhatchie
Fort Defiance Clarksville, TN
Battle of Collierville Walking Tour Collierville, TN Collierville
Morton Museum of Collierville History Collierville, TN Collierville
Britton Lane Battlefield Denmark, TN Britton Lane
Fort Donelson Dover, TN Fort Donelson, Dover
Fort Henry Dover, TN Fort Henry
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park Eva, TN Johnsonville
Farragut Museum Farragut, TN Campbell’s Station
Carnton Plantation – Battle of Franklin Trust Franklin, TN Franklin
Carter House – Battle of Franklin Trust Franklin, TN Franklin
Lotz House Civil War House Museum Franklin, TN Franklin
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Greeneville, TN
Hartsville-Trousdale County Chamber of Commerce (Battle of Hartsville Driving Tour) Hartsville, TN Hartsville
Fort Pillow State Park Henning, TN Fort Pillow
Salem Cemetery and Battleground Jackson, TN Jackson
Confederate Memorial Hall – Bleak House Knoxville, TN Knoxville
Knoxville Civil War Driving Tour Knoxville, TN Knoxville
Museum of East Tennessee History Knoxville, TN Knoxville
Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum Lookout Mountain, TN Chattanooga
Mud Island River Park Memphis, TN Memphis
Oaklands Mansion Murfreesboro, TN Murfreesboro
Stones River National Battlefield Murfreesboro, TN Stones River
Battle of Nashville Preservation Society Nashville, TN Nashville
Belle Meade Plantation Nashville, TN Nashville
Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park Nashville, TN Nashville
Historic Travellers Rest Nashville, TN Nashville
Johnsonville State Park New Johnsonville, TN Johnsonville
Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Parkers Crossroads, TN Parker’s Cross Roads
Tennessee River Museum Savannah, TN Shiloh
Shiloh National Military Park Shiloh, TN Shiloh
Rippavilla Plantation Spring Hill, TN Spring Hill
Harvest at Homestead Manor Thompson’s Station, TN Thompson’s Station
Tennessee Backroads (Tullahoma Campaign driving tour) Tullahoma, TN Hoover’s Gap


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Galveston Historical Foundation Galveston, TX Galveston
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Galveston, TX Galveston
Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site Port Arthur, TX Sabine Pass


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Aldie Mill Historic Park Aldie, VA Aldie
Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site Alexandria, VA
Appomattox 1865 Foundation Appomattox, VA Appomattox Station
Appomattox Court House National Historic Park Appomattox, VA Appomattox Court House
Historic Appomattox Appomattox, VA Appomattox Station
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial Arlington, VA
Clarke County Historical Association Berryville, VA Berryville
Holy Cross Abbey Berryville, VA Cool Spring
Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield, Shenandoah University Bluemont, VA Cool Spring
Brandy Station Foundation Brandy Station, VA Brandy Station
Bristoe Station Battlefield Bristow, VA Bristoe Station
Chapman Mill Historic Site Broad Run, VA Thoroughfare Gap
Berkeley Plantation Charles City, VA
Fort Pocahontas Charles City, VA Wilson’s Wharf
Civil War in Chesterfield County – Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Chester, VA Ware Bottom Church
Staunton River Battlefield State Park Clover, VA Staunton River Bridge
North Anna Battlefield Park Doswell, VA North Anna
Ox Hill Battlefield Park Fairfax, VA Chantilly
High Bridge Trail State Park Farmville, VA High Bridge
Casemate Museum at Fort Monroe Fort Monroe, VA
Fort Monroe National Monument Fort Monroe, VA
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park Fredericksburg, VA Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness,, Spotsylvania, plus tours at numerous other area battlefields
Visit Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA Fredericksburg
Battle of Front Royal Driving Tour Front Royal, VA Front Royal
Belle Boyd Cottage Front Royal, VA Front Royal
Warren Rifles Confederate Museum Front Royal, VA
Harrisonburg Tourism Harrisonburg, VA Cross Keys, Port Republic
Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park Leesburg, VA Ball’s Bluff
Lee Chapel and Museum, Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
Stonewall Jackson House Lexington, VA
Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA
Louisa County Historical Society Louisa, VA Trevilian Station
Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation Louisa, VA Trevilian Station
Discover Lynchburg – Civil War Sites Lynchburg, VA Lynchburg
Historic Sandusky Lynchburg, VA Lynchburg
Spring Hill Cemetery Lynchburg, VA Lynchburg
Manassas Museum System Manassas, VA Manassas Station Operations
Manassas National Battlefield Park Manassas, VA First, Second Manassas
Cold Harbor Battlefield Park and Garthright House Mechanicsville, VA Cold Harbor
Historic Polegreen Church Foundation Mechanicsville, VA Totopotomoy Creek
Belle Grove Plantation Middletown, VA Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park Middletown, VA Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Middletown, VA Cedar Creek
Virginia Museum of the Civil War (New Market Battlefield) New Market, VA New Market
The Mariners’ Museum and Park Newport News, VA
Hampton Roads Naval Museum Norfolk, VA
Blandford Cemetery Petersburg, VA The Crater
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier Petersburg, VA Petersburg (The Breakthrough), Peebles’ Farm
Petersburg National Battlefield Petersburg, VA Petersburg Campaign
Siege Museum – City of Petersburg Petersburg, VA Petersburg (The Siege)
Port Republic Museum Port Republic, VA Port Republic
Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park Rice, VA Sailor’s Creek
American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar, White House of the Confederacy, and Museum of the Confederacy – Appomattox Richmond, VA
Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, VA
Richmond National Battlefield Park Richmond, VA Seven Days’ Battles, Overland Campaign, Bermuda Hundred Campaign, Petersburg Campaign
Virginia State Capitol Richmond, VA
Museum of the Middle Appalachains Saltville, VA First, Second Saltville
Aquia Landing Park Stafford, VA Aquia Creek
Stratford Hall Stratford, VA
Waynesboro Heritage Foundation & Museums Waynesboro, VA Waynesboro
Fort Collier Civil War Center Winchester, VA Third Winchester
Kernstown Battlefield Winchester, VA First, Second Kernstown
Old Courthouse Civil War Museum Winchester, VA
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Winchester, VA Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1862, 1864
Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters, Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society Winchester, VA
Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau Winchester, VA
Leesylvania State Park Woodbridge, VA Cockpit Point
Wytheville Museums Wytheville, VA Cove Mountain
Colonial National Historical Park Yorktown, VA Yorktown


Site Location Associated Battle(s)
St. Albans Museum St. Albans, VT St. Albans

West Virginia

Site Location Associated Battle(s)
Monongahela National Forest Bartow, WV Camp Alleghany, Cheat Mountain
Beverly Heritage Center Beverly, WV Rich Mountain
Rich Mountain Battlefield Beverly, WV Rich Mountain
Jefferson County Historical Society Charles Town, WV Smithfield Crossing, Summit Point
Jefferson County Museum Charles Town, WV Smithfield Crossing, Summit Point
Falling Waters Battlefield Association Falling Waters, WV Hoke’s Run/Falling Waters
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Harpers Ferry, WV Harpers’ Ferry
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park Hillsboro, WV Droop Mountain
Hardy County, West Virginia Civil War Markers Old Fields, WV Moorefield
Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Shepherdstown, WV Shepherdstown
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park Summersville, WV Carnifex Ferry
West Virginia Independence Hall Wheeling, WV

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