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The Civil War: Introduction

This guide contains links to resources related to the U.S. Civil War and Illinois during the Civil War. It contains information on finding books, articles and government publications on the War and information on Civil War related Digital Collections.


Illinois Loyal to the Union

Image from Library of Congress' American Memory Collection, Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society

This guide has been developed to provide links to resources that might be useful in research about the Civil War and links to sites with scholarly information about Illinois during the Civil War. It provides information on searching WestCat and I-Share as well as links to indexes that can be used to locate information about the Civil War.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please ask at the Main Reference Desk (2nd Floor, Malpass Library) or the Government Publications Information Desk (4th Floor, Malpass Library). The Libraries also provide assistance via e-mail.

Contact Information

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Linda Zellmer
Government Information & Data Services Librarian
Liaison to Biology, Geography, Geology & Agriculture
Malpass Library, 415