• Research Guide
    U.S. Civil War: Selected Resources at the Library of Congress: Introduction This research guide comprises selected digital and print items from the vast body of American Civil War collection material at the Library of Congress. Additionally, links to selected external resources are included.
    • Date: 2019-08-30
  • Collection
    Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints Provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath. The images represent the original glass plate negatives made under the supervision of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner as well as the photographic prints in the Civil War photographs file in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room. These negatives and prints are sometimes referred...
    • Date: 1861

    Collection Items: View 8,733 Items

  • Exhibit
    The Civil War in America The Civil War in America exhibition assembles more than 200 unique items, many of which have never been seen by the public, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of this nation’s greatest military and political upheaval.
    • Date: 1861
  • Collection
    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. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Virginia Historical Society - Library of Virginia
    • Date: 1999

    Collection Items: View 2,336 Items

  • Map
    Civil War maps
    Civil War maps collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, all available...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Virginia Historical Society - Library of Virginia
    • Date: 1999
  • Map
    Civil War, 1861-1865 Scale ca. 1:3,920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87.6 Copyright Apr. 12, 1912. Map indicates military movements and principal battles. Union movements are colored yellow and Confederate movements red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Tooker, M. W.
    • Date: 1912
  • Book/Printed Material
    The Civil War archive A growing collection of Civil War documents, especially useful for its transcribed regimental histories from the standard Civil War source "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick Dyer, corps histories, and national list of Civil War Roundtables.
    • Date: 1999
  • Web Archive
    Civil War Archive A growing collection of Civil War documents, especially useful for its transcribed regimental histories from the standard Civil War source "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick Dyer, corps histories, and national list of Civil War Roundtables. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Northway, Mike
    • Date: 2006-03-30
  • Web Archive
    Civil War Trust: Civil War Sesquicentennial Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2011-04-06
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil War envelope] 1 item.
    • Date: 1863
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil war envelope] 1 print on envelope.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil War veteran] 1 photograph : print ; sheet 14 x 11 cm, mount 17 x 11 cm. | Photograph shows portrait of unidentified Union veteran in uniform with medals.
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil War veteran] 1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; sheet 14 x 10 cm, mount 17 x 11 cm (cabinet card format) | Photograph shows portrait of unidentified Union veteran in uniform with memorial ribbon, in front of painted backdrop.
    • Contributor: Blecker, Aaron M.
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Civil War, Fort Pulaski 1 photographic print on card mount : gelatin silver.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil war envelope] 1 print on envelope.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil war veteran] 1 photograph : print ; sheet 15 x 10 cm, mount 19 x 15 cm. | Photograph shows portrait of Confederate veteran, probably a captain, in uniform.
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil War veteran] 1 photograph : print ; sheet 15 x 10 cm, mat 18 x 13 cm. | Photograph shows portrait of unidentified Confederate veteran.
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil war veteran] 1 photograph : print ; sheet 14 x 10 cm, mount 23 x 15 cm. | Photograph shows portrait of unidentified Confederate veteran.
    • Contributor: Havens, O. Pierre
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil War veteran] 1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; mount 17 x 11 cm (cabinet card format) | Photograph shows portrait of Union veteran with left arm amputated, holding a sword and wearing a medal.
    • Contributor: Crowell, Fred S.
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil War militia] 1 photographic print : salted paper ; 22 x 33 cm. | Photograph showing soldiers, many on horseback, and a cannon with two attendants on each side.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil War weapons] 1 photographic print : salted paper ; 18 x 11.5 cm. | Photograph of mechanical drawing showing field gun, howitzer, siege gun, and mortars.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Unidentified Civil War veteran] 1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; mount 11 x 6 cm (carte de visite format) | Photograph shows portrait of African American Union veteran wearing medal.
    • Contributor: Glenney, S. W. (Stephen W.)
    • Date: 1879
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Unknown Civil War group 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 17.5 x 8.5 cm (stereograph format) | Photograph shows a group of men and women, including Union army officers, outside of a tent in an unknown location.
    • Date: 1860
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil war troops] 1 photographic print : salted paper ; 29 x 35 cm. | Photograph showing Union soldiers with rifles at attention in front of the Capitol.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Civil War envelope] 1 item.
    • Date: 1861