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American Civil War HIS 303: Finding Library Materials

Features selective resources on The American Civil War

Library Search Box

In-Library Materials

Browse for books: Subject Headings

Each Branch library is arranged according the the Library of Congress Classification system. Once you know the general area where books on your topic are kept, it can be very effective to browse the shelves. How to read a call number

  • E441 - E453 - Slavery in the United States. Antislavery movements
  • E456 - E655 - Civil War period, 1861-1865
    • E456 - E459 - Lincoln's administration, 1861-April 15, 1865
    • E461 - E655 - The Civil War, 1861-1865
    • E482 - E489 - Confederate States of America
    • E491 - E586 - Armies. Troops
    • E591 - E600 - Naval history
  • E666 - E670 - Andrew Johnson's administration, April 15, 1865-1869
    • E668 - Reconstruction, 1865-1877

Subjects: Helpful Subject Headings: Copy and Paste them into the Search Box

  • United States History Civil War 1861-1865
  • Confederate States of America
  • Slaves emancipation United States
  • Southern states Social conditions
  • Reconstruction

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

Physical Copies: All issues are shelved alphabetically by Journal Title at the Lancaster branch:

  • AABC Newsletter                      
  • Annals 
  • American History                            
  • The Historian
  • American Journal of Archeology     
  • Smithsonian
  • Civil War History                            
  • National Geographic