Search SEARCH ADVANCED SEARCH SEARCH HELP COLLECTIONS Letters Rare & Notable Misc. Items Large Docs. Diaries HOW TO SEARCH THE COLLECTION Search for an Author by entering a soldier’s full name or only part of their name in the search field. Search For A Battle by entering either the battles name or location (city, state) in the search field. Search For Historical Figure by entering an individual’s full name or only part of their name in the search field. Search A Time Period by entering a complete date in Month Day, Year format or by entering month or a year in the search field. Search For A Regiment by entering the regiment number, state, and type (ex. 1st Michigan Infantry) or any of that information in the search field. Search Entire Collection by entering any words, names, or phrases in the search field located above.