Web Resources

General Research Tools on U.S. Slave Emancipation:


Documenting the American South:

Internet Archive:

American Antiquarian Society—Northern Visions of Race, Region and Reform:

National Parks Service—History & Culture:

Freedmen’s Bureau Online:

America’s Reconstruction:

Library of Congress Learning Page—Civil War & Reconstruction:

Harper’s Weekly—Towards Racial Equality, 1857-1874:

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History:

Military Records:

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System:

African-American Soldiers—Research Links:

National Archives Online Lesson—Black Soldiers in the Civil War:

North Carolina Union Volunteers:

2nd South Carolina Volunteers:

Records of the 105th USCT:

Overview of Service Record for the 102nd USCT:

United States Colored Troops Institute:

North Carolina:

The Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony:

New Bern North Carolina—Black History:

North Carolina History Project:

Learn NC:

Eastern North Carolina Digital Library:

Forgotten Sons—North Carolinians In The Union Army:

Caswell County Historical Association:

North Carolina Historical Review:

South Carolina:

Avery Center, South Carolina History Archive:

South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

South Carolina Information Highway [African Americans]:

New South Newspaper [Port Royal]:

South Carolina during Reconstruction:

Lowcountry Digital Library:

Lowcountry Africana:

Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor:
The Gullah: Rice, Slavery and the Sierra Leone-American Connection:
Laurens County, SC, During Reconstruction:

Audio/Visual and other Media:

PBS Series–”Thus Far by Faith: 1866-1945: from Emancipation to Jim Crow”:

PBS: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War:

The Research Channel: