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Women & the American Civil War

A guide to primary and secondary sources on the topic of Women and the American Civil War, with a focus on women in Maryland.

Primary Source Material from Other Institutions

National Archives Building

This page provides links to primary resources available about the Women and the Civil War that are not available at the University of Maryland College Park campus. For the most part, the materials listed here are available in the Washington D.C. Metro Area. 

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Maryland State Archives

Maryland Historical Society

The Maryland Historical Society currently has an exhibition entitled "Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War" on display in their museum. 

National Archives

Library of Congress