American Civil War community is large and diverse. You
can enter "Civil War"+America at www.google.com
and .20 seconds later the system tells you it has indexed
755,000 pages meeting this criteria (February 19, 2002).
How do you filter this avalanche of new information?
The Trenches is a monthly electronic
newsletter designed to help the Civil War enthusiast
locate new sources of information and programs. We'll
provide the 100,000 foot view, hitting the high points
with just enough information for you to gain an understanding
of the activity.
cannot cover everything, however, we will attempt to
bridge the numerous Civil War communities -- Round Table
programs, Reenactors and Reenactments, and Battlefield
Preservation efforts. You will find How-To's that help
ferret out new research sources -- either historical