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US Military History: 1782-1861

This guide is for use with military history courses taught at University of Wyoming, specifically HIST 2020: US Military History.


The UW Libraries has many resources covering the post Revolutionary War period up to the beginning of the US Civil War. There are digitized primary sources from this period, as well as many scholarly resources in bibliographic databases, books, media, and journals.

Novels & Narrative Nonfiction

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Scholarly Books

Useful Websites

Bibliographic Databases & Journals