About this project
The Britain and the American Civil War exhibition is curated by the Americas and Australasian Studies team at the British Library and generously supported by the American Trust for the British Library.
Memorial to the First Bull Run, Manassas, VA
Photograph: Matthew Shaw
Most of the collection items in this exhibition, along with other materials digitised as part of the project, can be found on Digitised Manuscripts.
Much of the content of this website has been produced by Catherine Bateson. The chronology was largely written by Finn MacTaggart. The selection of materials has been greatly assisted by Dr Tom Sebrell.
Richard Power, Digital Scholarship, and Richard King, Web Services, helped to develop the website.
Images have been scanned or photographed by British Library Imaging Service. Images on this website or Digitised Manuscripts are in JPEG format, based on TIFF 300 dpi originals. The images on the site have been made available under a Public Domain Mark; high resolution, commercial copies are available via Images Online.
Matthew J. Shaw, Curator, North American History