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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

Identifier: MS62 MS86

The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.

Dates: 1837-1907

J. Theodore Heard Civil War papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ghsl-37

Papers of John Theodore Heard, a surgeon during the American Civil War. Includes correspondence; military orders and circulars; medical reports; and lists and returns of soldiers including those sick or wounded.

Dates: 1861 - 1866

Sherwin Warren King Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS82

Collection consists of the papers of Sherwin Warren King from his service as a sergeant in Company K, 42nd Regiment of the Illinois Volunteers during the American Civil War, as well as some papers from King's family and relatives. Collection dates from 1861 to 1942.

Dates: 1861-1942