Historical miniature gamers can never have enough research material. Here is a huge collection of primary source material on the United States from the Antebellum through Reconstruction. This University of Michigan digital library has 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. The collection should be of particular interest to Civil War and Mexican American war gamers.
De Bellis Toyus is a set of rules for using kid’s toys for wargames. The rules are loosely based on Phil Barker’s DBA.