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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.

Locating Books on Military Campaigns

Use the Subject Headings on the right to search the catalog for resources on military campaigns in the Civil War.  You may also browse this page for a selection of books available in the Maryland Room on the following topics:

Suggested Subject Headings

Use these subject terms to search the University of Maryland Library online catalog. Select "Subject beginning with..." on the drop-down menu. Then enter one of the terms below.

  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 

  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863

  • Gettysburg Campaign, 1863

  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870

  • Maryland Campaign, 1862

  • Maryland Campaign, 1864

  • Maryland History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns

  • United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Naval operations

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American

  • United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental Histories

  • United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories Maryland

      Fighting the Civil War

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

      Battle of Antietam

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

      Military Campaigns in Maryland

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

      African Americans in the War

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

      Battle of Gettysburg

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