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The American Civil War & Reconstruction: Books

A guide to resources for Mr. Carpenter's research assignment

Finding Books on the shelves

One way to find books in our Library is to simply browse the shelves. Look for the following Dewey Decimal Numbers:

973.7 - General number

973.7092 - Biographies

973.73 - Military operations - including specific battles

973.7349 - Battle of Gettysburg, 18963

973.7359 - Chattanooga Campaign, 1863

973.75 - Naval history

973.77 - Prisoners of war; medical and social services

973.78 - Personal narratives


Don't forget to check the Reference Section as well

Finding books in the catalog


A more efficient way to search is to use the library online catalog. You can search by author, title or KEYWORD

Some titles of interest

Finding Electronic Books