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Special Collections - Civil War Resources

This guide highlights the Civil War collections of the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives.


The following blog posts are listed alphabetically by the author's last name.

Civil War Catholics - Patriotism on Trial

undefinedBy William J. Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, July 3, 2018.

Caption: Undated chromolithograph of Brigadier-General Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-1867), commander of the Irish Brigade.

Digital Footprints of Blue and Gray

  By William John Shepherd. The Archivist’s Nook, June 25, 2015.



Caption: A colorized and stereoscopic image of Fort Slemmer. For 3D effect, cross your eyes until the images overlap in the center and refocus on center image.