Letters and diaries written during military service; oral and written memoirs of service; civilian papers recording the home front during wartime, including records of councils of defense, and issues such as the draft; military records; and papers of paramilitary groups and veterans' organizations.
For general military information see the collection descriptions under the Military heading. The Military heading is also subdivided into the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Afghan War, and Iraq War.Anti-war and anti-military material is found under Peace and Pacifism.
A small number of Civil War manuscripts are available online.
Missouri Veterans History Project, Oral History Records, 2010- (C4052)
2.4 cubic feet
The records of the Missouri Veterans History Project contain the local copy of veteran oral history interviews recorded for the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress. The records include audio, video, interview logs, and some transcripts. The former Western Historical Manuscript Collection, a joint collection with the State Historical Society of Missouri, was a founding partner of the Veterans History Project in 2001.