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In observance of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
U.S. History in Context theme page for the American Civil War. (Requires JCLC card and residence in Birmingham)
Special feature article from Encyclopedia Britannica with photos, tables, and timelines. (Requires JCLC card)
Family name information, genealogy, histories, census data, military records, passenger lists, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition is subject to ongoing updates and new content is added frequently. Ancestry Library Edition is only available from computers inside of the Birmingham Public Library.
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The U.S. Serial Set, an ongoing collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, captures every aspect of American life from the early 19th century onward, from farming, to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business, and manufacturing. It includes Congressional reports and documents as well as executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress.
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Original Documents
USS Monitor Versus CSS Virginia (formerly USS Merrimack) and the Battle for Hampton Roads, 8-9 March 1862: Selected Original Documents. Selected Naval Documents.
The Sinking of the USS Housatonic by the Submarine CSS H.L. Hunley, off Charleston, South Carolina, 17 February 1864. Selected Naval Documents.
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