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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 the Civil War in Maryland

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

Additional books on Military Campaigns in Maryland and the Battle of Antietam are located in the "Books by Topic: Military Campaigns" section of this guide.

    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

    • Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • Frederick (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • Maryland Campaign, 1862

    • Maryland Campaign, 1864

    • Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers

    • Maryland Politics and government 1861-1865

    • Monocacy, Battle of, Md., 1864

    • Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates

    • South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862

    The Civil War in Maryland

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

    The Civil War in Baltimore

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

    Biographies and Narratives

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