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HIST 4460: The Civil War: Primary Sources

Primary sources online and in databases

Primary sources in the library catalog

Find primary sources in the library catalog or WorldCat.

  • Using an advanced search, change the field to subject and enter "sources" as pictured below. 
  • You can also search for particular kinds of sources, including: correspondence, diaries, early works to 1800, interviews, pamphlets, periodicals, personal narratives, and speeches.
  • Read the bibliographies of secondary sources! Follow the road of references laid down by other historians.