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HIST 4800: Ohio in the Civil War: Government Documents

Library and Internet resources that may be useful for students in HIST 4800 Ohio in the Civil War

Databases That Identify Government Documents

You can identify government documents using these databases.   

BGSU Libraries Catalog

Many government documents are listed in the BGSU Libraries Catalog. Don't forget you can restrict your search to materials in the Government Documents Collections.

OhioLINK Central Catalog

If the BGSU Libraries don't own a copy of the document, check the holdings of the other OhioLINK Libraries.

ProQuest Congressional

Indexes Congressional hearings, documents, reports, bills, legislative history, etc. 1789 to present.  


Major Document Sets in the BGSU Libraries

Bevan's Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America.  S 9.12/2:    (1776-1949)  [Documents Stacks].  Index at end of set.

Foreign Relations of the United States.  S 1.1: See free Internet version.

Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion.  W 44.10: See free Internet version.

Messages and Papers of the Presidents.  Y 4. P 93/1:3/v.    (v. 1-20; Washington-Wilson)  [Documents Stacks].  Index at end of set. See free Internet version, part of the American Presidency Project.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion.  N 16.6: See free Internet version.

War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  W 45.5:.  See free Internet versionSee second free Internet version.