Commemorating the Civil War: 150 Year Anniversary

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the library presents a selection of books from the History & Biography Division during April. The display is located opposite the Information desk in the Great Hall.

To see more books about the Civil War, please visit the History & Biography Division (Room 207) on the second floor. We have a large collection on the period!

Was what it like to be in D.C. during the Civil War? You can find books and period newspapers in the Washingtoniana Division (Room 307) on the third floor.

Fort Sumter, SCThe picture at left shows Fort Sumter during bombardment, April 12-13, 1861.