Military History

photo of man in civil war military uniform

Jacob J. Janeway (Rutgers Class of 1859)

The majority of the resources listed on this page concern collections that have finding aids. For additional materials concerning related subjects, please do a targeted advanced search in our library catalog (view instructions). Please check back regularly, as we continue to add collections to this site.


Revolutionary War

For finding aids and additional information contact our reference services. Materials stored off-site must be requested three days in advance.


Civil War

For finding aids and additional information contact our reference services.

For information about Rutgers College during the Civil War and the 169 alumni who participated download and Rutgers in the Civil War (PDF) and  Rutgers and the Civil War (PDF). For a digital exhibit, including primary sources, see Struggle Without End


World War I

For finding aids and additional information contact our reference services. Materials stored off-site must be requested three days in advance.

For a detailed list of collections and documents relating to WWI: download PDF


Wold War II

For finding aids and additional information contact our reference services. Materials stored off-site must be requested three days in advance.


Americans participating in local conflicts abroad