J. Ronsman - Guide to Library Resources & Research Help
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2013
Search here to find books owned by the library. Remember that there may not be books on all specific topics.
Try using the following keywords:
- Battle of the Crater
- Petersburg crater
- Petersburg mine
- United States history Civil War
- United States history Civil War personal narratives
- United States history Civil War campaigns
- United States history Civil War African Americans
- Southern states social conditions
- Confederate States of America
Search WorldCat to find books owned by other libraries. Simply click on the red FindIt button and sign in to have the book sent here to our library. We will e-mail you when your book gets delivered here to UWGB.
Use the mega-catalog, Worldcat, to find books from other libraries. WorldCat will allow you to search over 15,000 libraries worldwide. Many of these books you can have sent to you here at UWGB for free.
You can visit any UW campus library and check out books from there with your UWGB ID card. You can also return books from those libraries back here at UWGB and we will send them back for you. If you want to order a book from another UW Library, for free, use the WorldCat link in the box above.
Atlas of the Civil War
Call Number: Reference E468 .W754 2004
Offering the clearest and most comprehensive examination of the conflict that transformed the United States, the Atlas of the Civil War reveals the full dimensions of this historic confrontation. Surpassing the scope of any previously published single-volume work, this atlas pairs expert scholarship with bold mapping to vividly depict the ebb and flow of destruction and reconstruction.
Encyclopedia of the American Civil War
Call Number: Reference E468 .E53 2000
The most comprehensive reference work, offering more than 1,600 signed entries, over 300 contributors, more than 500 illustrations and 75 maps, and over 250 primary source documents. The encyclopedia provides information on the war's strategic aims, diplomatic and political maneuvering, key military actions, key participants, and impact on American society and history.
Historical Dictionary of the Civil War
Call Number: Reference E468 .J777 2002
This two-volume set is a well-written read about the military aspects of the civil war, covering the issues that started the war; the military personnel who strategized, commanded, and fought the war; and the many battles, engagements, and skirmishes that comprised the war.
Search Google Books to find relevant materials on the topic you are researching. Many of the books will only give a "limited preview." Use the UWGB Cofrin Library catalog or WorldCat to locate a full copy of the books you are interested in.