Scope and Content of Collection
This series consists of maps, pamphlets and publications commemorating the American Civil War (1861-1864). Of note are maps
of the battle fields of Shiloh, Fredericksburg, Chickamauga, and Harrisonburg. Publications and pamphlets include historical
accounts of battles from both Southern and Northern perspectives, as well as reports published by the Civil War Centennial
Commissions of Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois, which give a comprehensive view of daily life, politics, and military
campaigns during the war. Also included is information on several persons of interest, such as Confederate State Generals
Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Union State Generals Benjamin Butler, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Sooy Smith.
This collection is arranged into a single series and organized by format and by state: Series I: Civil War Centennial Publications,
1914-1987 (Bulk 1961-1964).