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American History to Reconstruction: Civil War

General Robert E. Lee

Robert E Lee

General George B. McClellan

Gen. George McClellan

Print References

Broadside Verses Collection

 

Broadside Verses Collection

 This new website offers digital reproductions of about 130 American broadside ballads held by the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. Most of the collection dates from 1860 to 1865 and relates to the Civil War, particularly the role of Maryland in the war. Many of the ballads reveal patriotic fervor on the parts of Confederate and Union sympathizers. 

Newspapers as a Primary Source

Historical New York Times 1852-2007

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