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Civil War in Texas

Subject Guide

Andrew Crews
Subjects:Genealogy, Texana

How To Research

Contemporary Newspapers

These newspapers are available on microfilm in the Texana/Genealogy department and give a variety of viewpoints on the Civil War.

Selected Research Collections


These titles are available in the Texana/Genealogy department.


With the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War many books and online sources are being produced which are telling the story of the war from various points of view. Here we bring together a number of sources especially related to the Civil War in Texas.  

San Antonio in the Civil War

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San Antonio Before the Civil War

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Books on Texas During the Civil War