HIST 4369: Civil War & Reconstruction

Get started researching topics in the history of the American Civil War and the Reconstruction period.

History Librarian

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Erin Owens
Contact:
936-294-4567
eowens@shsu.edu
Room 200C, 2nd floor, Library (NGL)

Purpose

This guide is intended to help you begin researching the American Civil War and Reconstruction.

This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources on this subject or in related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for research.

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Confederate Imprints Collection

Click to view a complete list of the Confederate Imprints held in SHSU Special Collections. 

To search for this same list on your own, follow these steps:

1. Open up the "Books & Ebooks" tab on the SHSU Library Homepage.

2. Search for the term (all one word) "confederateimprint"-- you should get 271 titles. 

Regimental Histories

Click to view a complete list of the Regimental Histories held at SHSU.

To search for this same list on your own, follow these steps:

1. Click on the "Books & Ebooks" tab on the SHSU Library Homepage.

2. Click on the Advanced Search option.

3. Search for "United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories" in the Subject tab.

Major Periodicals

Located in the Thomason Room on the 4th floor.

Maps in the SHSU Special Collections

The Map Collection in the SHSU Special Collections contains a number of Civil War-era maps. Especially strong in maps depicting the South, including Mississippi, Alabama, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Florida.

Civil War Manuscript Collections


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