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Civil War Reference Books in the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress

Selected Topics

Books on the Civil War are shelved in several different locations within the Main Reading Room Reference Collection, as indicated by their call numbers. Call number shelf areas are identified on the Main Reading Room maps found throughout the room. Many of these books are shelved among the E-class United States History books in the balcony of Alcove 2. More are shelved in Biography alcoves 5a, 5b and 6. Still more are found on the Local History and Genealogy Reference Collection shelves, the Bibliography shelves, and the U-class Military Science and V-class Naval Science shelves of Alcove 3, Deck 7. Others are found in additional areas of the Main Reading Room such as the Atlas Case. Please consult a Main Reading Room reference librarian for assistance and see the "Using the Library" section of this guide for more information.

Selected Topics

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.