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Civil War Resources in Special Collections: Civil War Books - Search Hints

Hints for searching for Civil War books in KentLINK

Civil War Books - Search Hints

The following subject headings can be searched in KentLINK to locate commonly requested material about the Civil War. To search for materials held in Special Collections and Archives, you can limit your search to materials held in the department by clicking on the drop down menu to the right of the search box and selecting “Special Collections” in the list. Our staff can help you perform more specific searching to meet your research needs.

Sample Subject Headings (HINT: Select "Subject" as your search type in KentLINK.)

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History Civil War, 1861 1865 – Biography
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories