Ulysses S. Grant: Warrior
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents a 90 minute film on Union General Ulysses S. Grant.
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Official National Park Service site with an expanded in depth section on the surrender at Appomattox.
Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial
Arlington House was the home of Robert E. Lee and his family for 30 years.
A partnership with the National Park Service that enhances the preservation and understanding of the heritage and lasting significance of Gettysburg.
Library of Congress Webcast
A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters
The Museum of the Confederacy
A collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and photographs from the Confederate States of America.
The Office of Robert E. Lee
Lee Chapel & Museum, Washington and Lee University.
Robert E. Lee Boyhood Home Virtual Museum
The Boyhood Home Of Robert E. Lee In Alexandria, VA., a description and a virtual tour.
Robert E. Lee Mexican War Maps, Virginia Military Institute
Collection details and online exhibit from the VMI Archives.
Robert E. Lee Papers
From Special Collections at Washington and Lee University.
Robert E. Lee Timeline
"Today in Civil War History" offers a summary of Lee's battles during the war.
Home of the Lees of Virginia and Birthplace of Robert E. Lee.
Ayers, Edward L., In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003.
Blight, David, Frederick Douglass’s Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.
Blount, Roy Jr., Robert E. Lee. Penguin Putnam: New York, 2003.
Carmichael, Peter S. (Ed.), Audacity Personified, the Generalship of Robert E. Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.
Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. The Marble Man: Robert E. lee and His Image in American Society. New York: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.
Daniels, Jonathan, The Randolphs of Virginia: America’s Foremost Family. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1972.
DeButts, Robert E.L., Lee In Love: Courtship and Correspondence in Antebellum, Virginia. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 115, No. 4., Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 2007.
Fellman, Michael, The Making of Robert E. Lee. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Freeman, Douglas Southall, R.E. Lee: A Biography (vols. I-IV). New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1935.
Gallagher, Gary W. (Ed.), Fighting for the Confederacy, Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Gallagher, Gary W., Lee and his Generals in War & Memory. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press 2004.
Gallagher, Gary W., Lee the Soldier. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Glatthaar, Joseph, General Lee’s Army. New York: Free Press, 2008.
Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2006.
Lee, Robert E., Jr. (Ed.), Recollections and Letters. New York: Barnes & Nobles Books, 1904/2004.
McPherson, James W., Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam, The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Nagel, Paul C., The Lees of Virginia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Nelligan, Murray, “The Building of Arlington House,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 1951.
Pryor, Elizabeth Brown, Reading the Man, A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters. New York: Viking, 2007.
Rhea, Gordon C., The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.
Sears, Stephen W., Landscape Turned Red, Battle of Antietam. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.
Taylor, Walter H., Four Years With General Lee. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, (reissue 1996).
Thomas, Emory M., Robert E. Lee, A Biography. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.
Tower, R. Lockwood (Ed.), Lee’s Adjutant: The Wartime Letters of Colonel Walter Herron Taylor, 1862-1865. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.