Civil War Resources: North Carolina Digital Collections

Read letters to and from soldiers during the course of the war. Examine published regimental histories. Search related state documents and selected governors' correspondence and letter books. A growing number of resources relating to the Civil War are being digitized by the North Carolina State Archives and the Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina and are made available through the North Carolina Digital Collections for historians, researchers, students, genealogists and other interested parties.

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Letters Timeline (Follow soldiers' movements through the conflict)

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Related resources:

A selection of photographs from the North Carolina State Archives concerning the Civil War in North Carolina are available online at

North Carolina Maps online includes maps from 1860-1869.

NCpedia has several entries that relate to the Civil War.

Featured resource:

Letter - NC General Assembly to the Peace Conference 1861

Letter: North Carolina General Assembly representatives to the Peace Conference to Governor Ellis, Feb. 27, 1861.View item.