Naval War College Review


The Essential Civil War Curriculum website, a Sesquicentennial Project of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the History Department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), was launched on 4 March 2011 at www.essentialcivilwarcurriculum.com/. What do those interested in the Civil War need to know to increase their knowledge and understanding of this important event in American history? The Essential Civil War Curriculum, overseen by professional Civil War historians, guides the reader to the important topics and sources that every student of the war, amateur or professional, needs to understand.