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American Civil War: Resources in Special Collections

A guide to resources on the American Civil War using materials from the University of Maryland Special Collections in Hornbake Library.

Civil War Topics

There are a wide range of subjects, geographic locations, and historical figures associated with the American Civil War.  Consult the Searching the Catalog page for tips on locating general resources on the Civil War using the UMD online catalog. 

This guide also offers a list of books and search tips for more specific topics related to the Civil War, including:

Reference Material

Below is a selection of reference resources on the Civil War that are available in the Maryland Room.  Additional titles can be searched using the online catalog.