Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Publicly available website providing record look-up capability on individuals who served during the United States Civil War. Other information includes: unit histories for both the Union and Confederate Armies, descriptions of 384 significant battles, sailors records, prisoner of war records, burial records, medal of honor recipients, and other historical information.
The primary goal of the CWSS is to provide an interpretive tool on the Civil War for the National Park Service Civil War Battlefield Parks and other Civil War-related Park units. An additional objective is to increase the American people’s understanding of this decisive era in American history by making information about it widely accessible.