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HIS 120: The U.S. Until 1865, Dr. Don Fisher: Find Books

This guide will help you find resources for your Civil War Regiment Research Project.

Civil War Books in our Library


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  • Everything: Searches every type of material accessible through the Lewis Library, including print books, e-books, journals, newspapers, etc. 
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Databases contain journal articles, ebooks, media, and news resources. 

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How can I find books for this assignment?


Try searching for these SUBJECT HEADINGS in the Library Catalog:

Civilians in war -- United States -- History

Combat. -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 19th century

 New York -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Soldiers. -- New York (State) -- Correspondence

Soldiers. -- United States -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century

United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects

United States -- History, Military -- 19th century

 War and society. -- United States -- History -- 19th century

Civil War Books in our Library

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