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Primary Sources in Digital Collections

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Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 (Gale)
Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and more.
Limit to "civil war" under subject area.

The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865
"The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865," presents documents related to all aspects of Southern life during the Civil War. In particular, government and civilian publications demonstrate the Confederate States of America's unsuccessful attempt to create a viable nation state. This collection includes over four hundred Civil War era maps, broadsides, photographs, printed works, Confederate currency, and manuscript letters and diaries.

First Person Narratives of the American South
"First-Person Narratives of the American South" is a collection of diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives written by Southerners. The majority of materials in this collection are written by those Southerners whose voices were less prominent in their time, including African Americans, women, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
Letters, diaries, speeches, newspapers, census, and church records from Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania selected and digitized by the Virginia Center for Digital History.

 


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