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Civil War-era Digital Collections at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress Digital Collections contain vast holdings from the Civil War-era. This Research Guide provides links to numerous digital collections at the LOC organized by subjects.

Civil War Soldier Diaries and Correspondence

Charles Wellington Reed Papers, 1776 to 1926:

Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment: Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers:

Donald Benham Civil War Collection:

Horace H. Lurton Papers:

John Carvel Arnold Papers:

Nathan W. Daniels Diary and Scrapbook:

Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of Walt Whitman Papers:

Walt Whitman Papers (Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection):

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection:

Washington During the Civil War: The Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861 to 1865: