Western Maryland’s Historical Library (WHILBR) has many free, digitized collections relating to the US Civil War as it affected Maryland that may be helpful to genealogists and family historians.

Collections include:

  • Battle of Folck’s Mill, 1864
  • 150th Anniversary of the Civil War-Hagerstown newspapers
  • Antietam National Cemetery, 1867 (names of all buried there in 1867)
  • Confederate soldiers killed at Antietam
  • Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown
  • Battle of Antietam-Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, September 1862
  • 75th anniversary, Battle of Antietam, 1937
  • Civil War Veterans, 1937
  • Charles Russell Letters
  • Civil War diary of James Francis Beall
  • Jones-Imboden Raid, 1863
  • Centennial Times-Antietam Centennial, 1962
  • Tableland Trails-Civil War
  • Antietam Cemetery Payroll, 1866-1867
  • John Brown in Washington County
  • The Insurrection at Harper’s Ferry, 1859
  • Surgeon Pillichody, 74th Pennsylvania Regiment


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