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Civil War, United States, 1861-1865

Browse for books about the U.S. Civil War:

Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865

  • Microfiche JK 9803 .A4
  • 76 fiche
  • no guide; general index on microfiche, v.7, p. 847-966
  • online version (American Memory)

On verso of t.p. (v.1): In the Senate of the United States, January 28, 1904. Resolved, That the secretary of war be, and he is hereby, directed to transmit to the Senate a copy of the Journal of the Provisional and the First and Second Congresses of the Confederate States of America, now in the custody of the War Department.

"Convention to frame permanent constitution...Feb. 28-March 11, 1861," and "Constitution for the Provisional government of the Confederate States of America": v.1, p. 851-924.

Issued as Senate Document no. 234 of the 58th Congress, 2nd Session. Also available in the UCF Library on microfiche and online in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, numbers 4610-4616

The war of the rebellion : a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies (1860-1865)

  • General Collection E 464 .U6
  • Ser. I. [Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in the Southern States] (53 v. in 111)
  • Ser. II. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war and to state or political prisoners] (8 v.)
  • Ser. III. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Union authorities] (5 v.)
  • Ser. IV. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Confederate authorities] (3. v.)
  • General index and additions and corrections

Online versions are available from Cornell University and Ohio State University and in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.

Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is available in the UCF Library Atlas Collection -- Atlas G 1201 .S5 U6 1958

  • Part 1
    • Plates 1-84: Maps and illustrations relating to military operations in the field
  • Part 2
    • Plates 85-135: Maps and illustrations relating to military operations in the field
    • Plates 136-161: General topographical maps
    • Plates 162-171: Military divisions and departments
    • Plate 172: Uniforms, soldiers and enlisted men
    • Plate 173: Ordnance, ordnance stores, etc.
    • Plate 174: Care of, and means of transport of sick or wounded
    • Plate 175 Corps flags, badges, etc.

 See also: Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion

U.S. Army Center of Military History

Books & Research Materials, Organized by Time Periods:
  • General / Colonial Era
  • Revolutionary War /Early National Era
  • War of 1812 / Early 19th Century
  • Mexican War / Civil War
  • Late Nineteenth Century / War with Spain / Turn of the Century
  • World War I / The Interwar Years
  • World War II / Korean War
  • Vietnam / Cold War Years
  • Desert Shield/Storm / Contingency Operations
  • Global War on Terrorism
CMH Series & Collections:
  • American Forces in Action Series
  • Army Ground Forces Studies
  • Army Regulations
  • CMH Online Oral History Collections
  • Department of the Army Historical Summaries
  • Mexican War Commemorative Brochures
  • Korean War Commemorative Brochures
  • World War II Commemorative Brochures
  • U.S. Army in the Korean War Series
  • U.S. Army in World War II Series
  • U.S. Army in Vietnam
  • Vietnam Studies

Other Historical Resources

American Journey Primary Sources (conduct an advanced search for the following by "publication title")

American Memory (Library of Congress) -- The digital collections include:

  • Civil War - images, texts, maps, & band music
  • Diplomacy & Foreign Service - oral history, 1940-1990
  • Japanese-American Internment Photographs
  • Pearl Harbor & Public Reactions
  • September 11, 2001, & Public Reactions
  • Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures
  • World War I - speeches, military newspapers, images, & maps
  • World War II - military situation maps

Army Heritage Collection Online (U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center) -- "The AHEC Digital Document System (DDS) aims to provide patron access to non-library finding aids (i.e., those other than the electronic card catalog) to our holdings as well as to a sample of our holdings of the following items: military publications, reports, transcripts of oral histories, photographs, and digital images of museum artifacts."

Boundary News Archive (International Boundaries Research Unit) -- "searchable archive of international boundary news, which contains over 10,000 boundary-related reports from a wide range of news sources around the world. Most reports are from the period when the Boundary & Security Bulletin was published (1991 to 2001) but additional reports have been added from 2006 onwards."

U.S. Coast Guard History (U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office) provides articles, information and downloadable files.

Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library -- "These electronic collections are largely composed of digital versions of paper documents from the Combined Arms Research Library collections."

  • Military Review, Vol. 36, 1956+
  • World War II Operational Documents
  • Military History, 1900-1939
  • Nafziger Collection of Orders of Battle, 1600-1945
  • School of Advanced Military Studies Monographs
  • Fort Leavenworth History
  • Master of Military Art & Science Theses
  • Student Papers, 1930-1936, Command & General Staff School
  • Stability & Support Operations
  • Operational Leadership Experiences lnterview Collection
  • Obsolete Military Manuals
  • Combat Studies Institute - Research Studies, Reports, Surveys, and Bibliographies
  • General Military History

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Books (George Washington University) "provide online access to critical declassified records on issues including U.S. national security, foreign policy, diplomatic and military history, intelligence policy, and more. Updated frequently, the Electronic Briefing Books represent just a small sample of the documents in our published and unpublished collections."

U.S. Congressional Serial Set - Armed Forces & Conflicts -- See additional information and availability on the Serial Set LibGuide.

Wars & Conflicts of the United States Navy (Naval Historical Center) -- "Documents on this home page are arranged chronologically for ease of access. The Battle Streamers contain a brief history of the Navy's role in the war, conflict or operation."

Foreign Relations of the United States (1861+)

Florida Department of Military Affairs -- Adjutant-General

Military Affairs -- Adjutant-General -- Biennial/Annual Reports

  • FL Documents MA1: (1890, 1895-1896, 1899-1900, 1903-1904, 1907, 1969-1996, 1998-2002)
  • includes some lists of names of Florida National Guard members