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American History

The Battle of Antietam, by Kurz & Allison (1878), depicting the action at Burnside's Bridge. Lithograph held at the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.

Welcome to the library research guide for American History. The guide includes recommended resources and tips for effective research. It includes information on how to find books, journal articles, primary sources and provides links to web sites and other resources that might be useful to your research.