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American Heritage Center, Military History Subject Guide: Getting Started

This guide serves as a brief overview of some of the collections held by the American Heritage Center relating to the topic of military history.

What's in This Guide

‚ÄčThis guide includes a listing of collections in the American Heritage Center's holdings that pertain to Military History. Not all collections relating to this topic are covered in this guide, but more collections can be found listed in this subject guide or through searching AHC collections in UW's Online Catalog or the AHC's finding aids. Information on how to search for AHC collections can be found on the AHC's main LibGuide.

Use the tabs above or the links below to navigate through this guide:

undefinedCivil War - Collections about the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865

Westward Expansion - Collections that include the move of military forces westward, American Indian Wars, and other military campaigns during the 1800s

World War I - Collections about World War I from 1916 to 1918

World War II - Collections about World War II from 1939 to 1946

Korean War - Collections about the Korean War from 1950 to 1953

Vietnam War - Collections about the Vietnam War from 1955 to 1975

Other Conflicts - Collections about military conflicts such as the Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, and other minor conflicts

Wyoming Military History - Collections about the history of the military in Wyoming

Wyoming National Guard - Collections about the Wyoming National Guard and those that served 

University of Wyoming Military History - Collections about Military History on the UW campus

AHC Resources - Resources created by the AHC to help with research

Additional Resources - Other resources for continuing research

Image: World War II Soldiers and Artillery, courtesy of the AHC Photo Files

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