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Government Documents as Primary Sources: 1860-1869

A guide to government documents and publications useful for primary source research. Arranged by decade.

1860-1869

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Artificial Arm

Artificial Arm. U.S. Patent No. 45876, January 10, 1865

Civil War medal

Civil War Campaign medal, Navy.

Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction

Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction at the First Session Thirty-Ninth Congress.

Improved Soda Fountain

Improved Soda Fountain. U.S. Patent no. 58033, September 1866

Trial of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, before the Senate of the United States on Impeachment by the House of Representatives for High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Trial of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, before the Senate of the United States on Impeachment by the House of Representatives for High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Passage Through the Narrows, New York harbor

Passage Through the Narrows, New York harbor

Scheme of Sheets for Conversion of True into Apparent Per Cent - Alcohol

Scheme of Sheets for Conversion of True into Apparent Per Cent - Alcohol