Collection Details and Digital Specifications

U.S. Civil War Collection Details and Digital Specifications

Originally marked up in TEI XML, the metadata for the CONTENTdm instance of the collection has been created using an application profile based on Dublin Core, but with the addition of fifteen search categories of interest to Civil War era researchers.

The following categories are coded for browsing: Battles, Military Units and Maritime Vessels, People, Places, African Americans, Clothing, Death and Casualties, Desertion, Food, Health and Medicine, Leisure, Money, Music, Religion, and Transportation. Select 'Browse,' and 'Browse by Name’ or 'Browse,' and 'Browse by Topic' to search in these categories.

The collection has been exposed for harvesting using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) and made available in via the OCLC WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway.