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U.S. Military History

Use this guide to locate primary and secondary sources for the study of U.S. military history from the Revolutionary War through the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Encyclopedias & Books

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Primary Sources

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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • United States -- History -- Sources
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Sources
  • United States -- Social conditions -- Sources


  1. Go to Henry and select the Advanced Search.

  2. Add primary source along with your keyword(s) to your search using the Note field.

Visit the locate primary sources page for a refresher.