Wednesday, August 31, 2011

LincolnArchives Digital Project: Free Access September 1-14, 2011

Another Web site with digitized Civil War-era information has come online.  The LincolnArchives Digital Project is granting a free two-week trial to view the Civil War, Lincoln administration, and Confederate records at  Use code 8AFC42CCC2 to take advantage of the free offer.  After the free access period the site will revert to subscription-only access.

The site gives three ways to find information:  a regular search feature, searching by NARA Record Group descriptions, and a site map with subject headers.  There are records related to prisoners of war, the slave trade, court martials, Lincoln's assassination, and more.  Photographs, political cartoons, and newspapers are also available.

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