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Bull Run, Va. Ruins of railroad bridge at Blackburn's Ford

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2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va., 1862
Civil War glass negative collection
Prints and Photographs Division
Library of Congress
Digital ID: LC-DIG-cwpb-01547

Music and Sound Recordings

Photographs

Resource Guides

  • Civil War Manuscripts: A Guide to Collections in
    the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.

    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/gdc/scd0001/2004/20040324001cw/20040324001cw.pdf [PDF: 4.2 MB/ 420p.]

  • Grand Army of the Republic Sources in the Library of Congress.
    http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/gar/
    The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was the preeminent veterans' association of the Union Army after the Civil War. This guide includes a brief history of the organization, a bibliographic essay listing primary sources, and citations to published sources in the Library of Congress. The latter encompasses reports about national meetings, state meetings, local GAR organizations, and auxiliary organizations.
  • U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/uscivilwar/
    A guide to hundreds of unit histories in the Library of Congress. The histories cover most states, territories, and the District of Columbia. The guide includes many published personal reminiscences of Civil War soldiers. The guide incorporates live searches of the Library of Congress online catalog.
  • An article on Clara Barton, the "Angel of the Battlefield."
    http://www.loc.gov/wiseguide/nov05/angel.html

  • An article on the Battle of Gettysburg.
    http://www.loc.gov/wiseguide/july03/civil.html

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