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Civil War

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

United States history 1861-1865

Civil War

War Between the States

War of Secession

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

973.7 and j 973.7 Civil War

General Titles:

Collier, Christopher. The Civil War, 1860-1865. Benchmark Books, c2000.

Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Civil War America. Runestone, c2001.

Murphy, Jim. The Long Road to Gettysburg. Clarion Books, c1992.

Recommended Web Resources:

American Civil War Collections at the Electronic Text Center -Home to a variety of primary source material on the American Civil War, including letters, diaries, and newspapers.

American Civil War Homepage -"The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865)."

Civil War Maps -Civil War Maps brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia.

Kidport Reference Library -Kidport pages on the Civil War include links to other pages and a timeline of the war.

Selected Civil War Photographs -The Selected Civil War Photographs Collection contains 1,118 photographs. Most of the images were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and includes scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects. The collection also includes portraits of both Confederate and Union officers, and a selection of enlisted men.

The United States Civil War Center -Links to many pages about all aspects of the Civil War.