Selected Resources on the Civil War in the Archives I LibraryWhat does the National Archives have?
The National Archives and Records Administration has records of government agencies about the civil war. For a description of these records and how to find them in the National Archives, read this article by Michael P. Musick in the Summer 1995 issue of Prologue: Quarterly Journal of the National Archives.
What does the Library in the National Archives have?
Map of the Archives I Library:
The NARA Library has the following types of publications to provide historical background and to help you find information in NARA records:
- General Books
- Guides to Civil War Era Records in NARA
- Armies and Soldiers
- Government Documents
- Military Operations
- Personal Papers and Other Archival Collections