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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.

Digital Collections

Select archival and special collection materials have been digitized and made available online through the Digital Collection @ the University of Maryland, a searchable digital repository of scanned materials from the University of Maryland's libraries. 

Use the keyword search box on the homepage to search collection by keywords.  For example, typing "Civil War" in the search box will retrieve materials realted to the Civil War. 

You may also search using the provided subject browse terms, which includes "War, Military".

Databases and Journals

Database Finder offers online access to databases and journal articles, and is available only to University of Maryland staff and students or at University of Maryland Libraries.

Websites and Online Exhibits

Below is a list of websites and online exhibits covering various topics related to the Civil War.