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U.S. Civil War: Selected Resources at the Library of Congress

Books on Specific Topics

Sources which provide general overviews of the Civil War such as almanacs, encyclopedias, general war histories, and statistical compilations are found in General and Reference Works. Those sources which focus on particular aspects or topics of the war African Americans, medical care, naval actions, prisons, weaponry, and women's roles in the war can be found in Topic-Specific Works.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.