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Reference books to help you get started.
Provides searches for news on both warfronts, East and West. Also access to regional and local newspapers.
A list of subscription databases to search for articles and sources on the war. There are also highly regarded government and internet resources.
General histories of the war and a way to search for them.
Provides resources on the regiments and soldier's daily life. Secondary sources about soldiers as well.
Books and journals that discuss civilian daily life during the war as well as what civilians did to contribute to the war effort.
First Hand Accounts
Primary source materials written by soldiers and civilians about the war. Also includes a website of Sailor's letters created by our own Katy Silberger.
Civil War in the Hudson Valley
Primary and secondary sources on local soldiers and life in the Hudson Valley during the war.