Illinois During the Civil War: Newspapers

This site contains a variety of hand-picked newspaper articles from the Civil War time drawn across multiple titles from the state of Illinois. It does not present individual publications in total, including all stories and advertisements. Rather, staff have selected news items shedding particular light on Illinois troops' activities during the war, major engagements regardless of Illinois involvement, and a variety of major themes that historians of this period discuss in their work. Please see the list below to look at articles associated with a particular newspaper publisher.