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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 Abraham Lincoln

Use the Subject Headings on the right to search the catalog for resources on the American 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. 

  • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865  

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Relations with African Americans

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Views on slavery

Lincoln and the Civil War

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

Assassination of Lincoln

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