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Guide to the American Civil War
1861-1865
Allan Pinkerton, Abraham Lincoln and Major General John McClernand, Antietam, Maryland, September or October, 1862, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, [reproduction number LC-8171-7929 DLC]
 

GENERAL WORKS

Web Sites

The American Civil War
Dakota State University site includes gateways to the Civil War, links to archives, libraries, and institutes, information on life in the armies and at home, slavery and emancipation, genealogy, Canadians in the Civil War, Native Americans in the Civil War, and Civil War organizations.

The American Civil War Homepage
University of Tennessee site, very large collection of Civil War links, includes links to public documents, private letters and journals, accounts of battles and campaigns, biographical information on leading Confederate and Union figures, Civil War music, photographs, maps, information on reenactor groups, and much more.

AmericanCivilWar.com
Short, informative articles on Civil War battles and people, also includes battle statistics, maps, photographs, and the texts of the Confederate Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address.

Civil War Battle Summaries
Civil War Sites Advisory Commission's summaries of 384 Civil War battles, each summary includes a description of the battle, the commanders, and the estimated casualties.

Civil War Maps
Library of Congress site, includes Confederate battle maps used by Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Union maps detailing William Sherman's campaigns in Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, and the Carolinas.

Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society
Photographs from the New York Historical Society's Civil War collections.

Rare Map Collection - The American Civil War
University of Georgia Library collection, includes a map of the siege of Atlanta, a map of Sherman's Georgia operations and battlefield maps of Chickamauga and Gettysburg.

Research in Military Records - Civil War
From the National Archives and Records Administration, photographs and records of the Civil War.

Selected Civil War Photographs
Library of Congress site, large collection of Civil War photographs.

Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War
Includes an overview of the entire war, biographical sketches, information on the organization of the armies, camp life, medical services, and more.

Books

Angle, Paul M. A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1985.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 ANGLE

Bailey, Anne J. and Fraser, Walter, J. A Photographic History of Georgia in the Civil War. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1996.
Call Number: GR 973.7458 BAILEY

Boatner, Mark Mayo. The Civil War Dictionary. New York, NY: McKay, 1988
Call Number: R 973.703 BOATNER

Catton, Bruce. The American Heritage New History of the Civil War. New York, NY: MetroBooks, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 CATTON

Catton, Bruce. This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1956.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 CATTON

Commager, Henry Steele. The Blue and the Gray: The Story of the Civil War as told by Participants. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1950
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 COMMAGER

Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know much about the Civil War: Everything You Need to Know about America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned. New York : William Morrow, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 DAVIS

Davis, William C. Battles of the Civil War. New York: Mallard Press, 1991.
Call Number: GR 973.7 DAVIS

Davis, William C., editor. Touched by Fire: A Photographic Portrait of the Civil War. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985-1986, 2 vols.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7022 DAVIS

Davis, William C. Look Away!: A History of the Confederate States of America. New York: Free Press, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.713 DAVIS

Dowdey, Clifford. A History of the Confederacy, 1832-1865. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1992.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 DOWDEY

Eicher, David J. The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 EICHER

Evans, David, editor. Random Acts of Kindness: True Stories of America's Civil War. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 RANDOM

Field, Ron. American Civil War: Confederate Army. London: Brassey's, 1996
Call Number: NONFIC 355.14 FIELD

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, a Narrative. New York: Random House, 1958-1974, 3 vols.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 FOOTE

Glatthaar, Joseph T. Forged in Battle: the Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers. New York: Free Press; London: Collier Macmillan, 1990.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7415 GLATTHAAR

Harwell, Richard Barksdale, editor. The Confederate Reader. New York: McKay, 1976.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 HARWELL

Hattaway, Herman and Jones, Archer. How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1983.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 HATTAWAY

Hauptman, Laurence M. Between Two fires: American Indians in the Civil War. New York: Free Press, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 HAUPTMAN

Hitchcock, George A. From Ashby to Andersonville: The Civil War Diary and Reminiscences of George A. Hitchcock, Private, Company A, 21st Massachusetts Regiment: August 1862-January 1865. Campbell, CA: Savas Publishing Co., 1997.
Call Number: GR 973.78 HITCHCOCK

Kelly, C. Brian and Smyer, Ingrid. Best Little Stories from the Civil War with Varina: Forgotten First Lady. Nashville, TN: Cumberland House, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 KELLY

Kennedy, James Ronald. The South was right! Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.711 KENNEDY

Lane, Mills, editor. Dear Mother, Don't Grieve about Me. If I get Killed, I'll only be Dead: Letters from Georgia Soldiers in the Civil War. Savannah, GA: Beehive Press, 1977.
Call Number: GR 973.782 LANE

Lane, Mills, editor. Times that Prove People's Principles: Civil War in Georgia: A Documentary History. Savannah, GA: Beehive Press, 1993.
Call Number: GR 973.782 LANE

Lanier, Robert S, managing editor. The Photographic History of the Civil War, Armies and Leaders. New York: Fairfax Press, distributed by Crown Publishers, 1983.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.74 PHOTOGRAPHIC

McPherson, James M. The Battle Cry of Freedom. New York: Ballantine Books, 1989.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 MCPHERSON

McPherson, James M. The Negro's Civil War: How American Negroes Felt and Acted during the war for the Union. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1982.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.715 MCPHERSON

O'Shea, Richard. American Heritage Battle Maps of the Civil War. New York: Smithmark, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 O'SHEA

Pollard, Edward A. Southern History of the War. New York: Fairfax Press, distributed by Outlet Book Company, 1990. Reprint. Originally published: New York: C.B. Richardson, 1866.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.713 POL

Seidman, Rachel Filene. Civil War: A History in Documents. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 SEIDMAN

Smith, Kristen M., editor. The Lines are Drawn: Political Cartoons of the Civil War. Athens, GA: Hill Street Press, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 LINES

Smith, Robin. American Civil War: Union Army. London: Brassey's, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 355.14 SMITH

Stanchak, John. The Visual Dictionary of the Civil War. New York: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2000.
Call Number: JNF 973.7 STANCHAK

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton. A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States; Its Causes, Character, Conduct and Results, Presented in a Series of Colloquies at Liberty Hall. Philadelphia, PA, Cincinnati, OH, Atlanta, GA, Richmond, VA: The National Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, St. Louis, MO: Zeigler, McCurdy and Company, 1868-1870, 2 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.7 STEPHENS

Time-Life Books, editors. Soldier Life. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.742 SOLDIER

Trudeau, Noah Andre. Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War. 1862-1865 Boston: Little, Brown, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.741 TRUDEAU

United States War Department. The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War. New York: Fairfax Press, 1983. Reprint. Originally published: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, DC: G.P.O., 1891.
Call Number: GR 911.73 UNITED

Wiley, Bell Irvin. The Life of Billy Yank; the Common Soldier of the Union. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.783 WILEY

Wiley, Bell Irvin. The Life of Johnny Reb, the Common Soldier of the Confederacy. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.784 WILEY

Wright, Mike. What They Didn't Teach You about the Civil War. Novato, CA: Presido, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 Wright

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OFFICIAL RECORDS & ROSTERS

Web Sites

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Includes rosters, unit histories, battle summaries, cemetery and prison records.

Historical and Genealogical Websites
From the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park site, includes unit histories, rosters and genealogical information.

Confederate Regimental Histories Links
Regimental histories from all the Confederate states as well as border state units and Native American units.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion
Cornell University site, complete text of Series I, volumes 1-27 and Series II, volumes 1-3.

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
EHistory site complete text of all 128 volumes, official reports written by the Union and Confederate battlefield commanders.

Books

Brightwell, Juanita S. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1982, 6 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.78 BRIGHTWELL INDEX

Candler, Allen Daniel. The Confederate Records of the State of Georgia, Compiled and Published under Authority of the Legislature. New York: AMS Press, 1972, 5 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.713 CANDLER

Hewett, Janet. The Roster of Confederate soldiers, 1861-1865. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Pub. Co., 1995-1996, 26 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.742 HEWETT

Hewett, Janet. The Roster of Union soldiers, 1861 to 1865. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Co., 1997, 33 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.741 HEWETT

United States Navy Department. Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Harrisburg, PA: National Historical Society, distributed by Broadfoot Pub. Co., Historical Times, Inc., Morningside House, 1987.
Call Number: GR 973.75 UNITED INDEX

United States War Department. The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, 70 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.7 UNITED

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PRELUDE TO WAR

Web Sites

Causes of the Civil War
Links to important primary documents of the secession crisis, including the 1860 platforms for the major political parties, compromise proposals and secession ordinances.

Crisis at Fort Sumter
Interactive site that asks the question "What would you have done if you were Abraham Lincoln between the time you were elected president in November, 1860 to the battle of Fort Sumter in April, 1861?".

Dred Scott v. Sanford
Text of Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney's 1857 decision, in which Taney declared that Congress had no right to prohibit slavery in the territories.

John Brown and the Valley of the Shadow
John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, includes eyewitness accounts, newspaper articles, pictures and photographs.

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858
Transcripts of the seven debates.

Books

Dennis, Frank L. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. New York: Mason and Lipscomb Publishers, 1974.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.6 DENNIS

Freehling, William W. The Road to Disunion. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.711 Freehling

Freehling, William W. and Simpson, Craig M., editors. Secession Debated: Georgia's Showdown in 1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Call Number: GR 973.7 SECESSION

Goodrich, Thomas. War to the Knife: Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 978.1 Goodrich

Klein, Maury. Days of Defiance: Sumter, Secession, and the Coming of the Civil War. New York: Knopf, distributed by Random House, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 KLEIN

Miller, William Lee. Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.5 Miller

Milton, George Fort. The Eve of Conflict: Stephen A. Douglas and the Needless War. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934.
Call Number: BIO DOUGLAS

Oates, Stephen B. The Approaching Fury: Voices of the Storm, 1820-1861. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.5 OATES

Potter, David Morris. The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861. New York : Harper & Row, c1976.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 POTTER

Renehan, Edward. The Secret Six: The True Tale of the Men Who Conspired with John Brown. New York: Crown Publishers, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7116 Renehan

Wish, Harvey, editor. Ante-bellum: Writings of George Fitzhugh and Hinton Rowan Helper on Slavery. New York: Capricorn Books, 1960.
Call Number: GR 973.7 WISH

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THE WAR IN THE EAST

Web Sites

The Army of Northern Virginia
Short Wikipedia article on the Army of Northern Virginia, includes the major battles, short biographical sketches of Robert E. Lee and some of his general officers, and an excerpt from Lee's farewell address to the army.

The Army of the Potomac
Wikipedia article on the Army of the Potomac, includes the major battles and biographical sketches of the principal commanders.

The Battle of Chancellorsville
"I just lost confidence in Joe Hooker"--General Joseph Hooker, USA.

The Battle of Cold Harbor
"I had seen the carnage in front of Marye's hill at Fredricksburg, and on the 'old railroad cut' which Jackson's men held at the Second Manassas; but I had seen nothing to exceed this. It was not war; it was murder."--General Evander Law, CSA.

The Battle of First Manassas
"There stands Jackson like a stone wall"--General Barnard Bee, CSA.

The Battle of Fredericksburg
"It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it."--General Robert E. Lee, CSA.

The Battle of Gettysburg
"General Lee, I have no division."--General George Pickett, CSA.

Books

Alexander, Bevin. Robert E. Lee's Civil War. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corp., 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7301 ALEXANDER

Dowdey, Clifford. Lee's last campaign: The Story of Lee and his Men Against Grant, 1864. New York: Bonanza Books, 1960.
Call Number: GR 973.736 DOWDEY

Foote, Shelby. Stars in their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863. New York: Modern Library, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7349 FOOTE

Freeman, Douglas Southall. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1942-1944, 3 vols.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 FREEMAN

Furgurson, Ernest B. Not War but Murder: Cold Harbor, 1864. New York: Knopf, 2000.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.737 FURGURSON

Harsh, Joseph L. Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7301 HARSH

Lankford, Nelson D. Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital. New York: Viking, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 LANKFORD

Longacre, Edward G. Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7455 LONGACRE

Power, J. Tracy. Lee's Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7455 POWER

Sears, Stephen W. Chancellorsville. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.733 SEARS

Symonds, Craig L. American Heritage History of the Battle of Gettysburg. New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7349 SYMONDS

Time-Life Books, editors. Antietam. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.733 ANTIETAM

Trudeau, Noah Andre. The Last Citadel: Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864-April 1865. Boston: Little, Brown, 1991.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.737 TRUDEAU

Woodworth, Steven E. Davis and Lee at War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 WOODWORTH

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THE WAR IN THE WEST

Web Sites

Army of the Cumberland and George H. Thomas source page
History of the Army of the Cumberland, includes chronology, battle reports and photographs.

The Battle of Atlanta
"You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out." --General William Tecumseh Sherman, USA.

The Battle of Chattanooga
"Chattanooga was the key to the situation, and its loss was terrible to the Confederacy. Our only comfort was, that the people at Washington did not know what to do with it."--Jefferson Davis, President, CSA.

The Battle of Shiloh
"Men, they are stubborn; we must use the bayonet. I will lead you!"--General Albert Sidney Johnston, CSA.

Braxton Bragg and Army of Tennessee Source Page
History of the Army of Tennessee, includes chronology, battle reports and photographs.

The Chickamauga Campaign
"But it seems to me that the elan of the Southern soldier was never seen after Chickamauga...He fought stoutly to the last, but, after Chickamauga, with the sullenness of despair and without the enthusiasm of hope. That "barren victory" sealed the fate of the Southern Confederacy."--General D. H. Hill, CSA.

The Siege of Vicksburg
"The Father of Waters again rolls unvexed to the sea."--Abraham Lincoln, President, USA.

Books

Arnold, James R. Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg. New York: J. Wiley and Sons, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 ARNOLD

Bragg, William Harris. Joe Brown's Army: The Georgia State Line, 1862-1865. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1987.
Call Number: GR 973.7458 BRAGG

Daniel, Larry J. Shiloh: The Battle that Changed the Civil War. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.731 DANIEL

Davis, Stephen. Atlanta Will Fall: Sherman, Joe Johnston, and the Yankee Heavy Battalions. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7371 DAVIS

Time-Life Books, editors. Chickamauga. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.735 CHICKAMA

Winik, Jay. April 1865: The Month that Saved America. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 WINIK

Woodworth, Steven E. Jefferson Davis and his Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1990.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7462 WOODWORTH

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THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST

Web Sites

The Battle of Honey Springs, Indian Territory
"I never saw such fighting as was done by the Negro regiment...The question that negroes will fight is settled; besides they make better solders in every respect than any troops I have ever had under my command."--General James G. Blunt, USA.

The Battle of Pea Ridge
"The deadly whizzing of rifle bullets, loud bursting of shell and shrapnel, rattle of canister, shrieks of the wounded, groans of the dying, seemed like music for devils at the harvest of death." --Private Samuel Black, 1st Battery, Iowa Light Artillery, USA.

The Civil War in Arkansas
Includes a timeline, short articles on the Civil War experiences of individual Arkansas soldiers and a message board.

The Civil War in Indian Territory
Summary of the Civil War battles in present day Oklahoma.

The Civil War in New Mexico
Museum of New Mexico site includes a timeline, maps, photographs, and letters.

Texas in the Civil War
Includes unit histories, muster rolls and biographical sketches.

Books

Josephy, Alvin M. The Civil War in the American West. New York: A.A. Knopf, distributed by Random House, 1991.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 JOSEPHY

Josephy, Alvin M. War on the Frontier: The Trans-Mississippi West. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1986.
Call Number: NONFIC 978.02 JOSEPHY

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UNION & CONFEDERATE NAVIES

Web Sites

The American Civil War--Naval War
From Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War, includes official records, organization of the Union and Confederate Navies, Union and Confederate Marines, gunboats, cruisers, USS Monitor versus CSS Virginia, and shipboard life.

Index of Civil War Naval Forces, Confederate and Union Ships
Includes general chronology of Civil War naval actions, summaries of the major battles, information on individual Confederate and Union ships, information on Civil War shipboard life, and photographs.

U.S. Civil War Navies, A Collection of Articles, Muster Rolls and Images of the Union and Confederate Naval Services
Includes official reports, eyewitness accounts, muster rolls, photographs and more.

Books

Calore, Paul. Naval Campaigns of the Civil War. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 CALORE

Coombe, Jack D. Gunfire Around the Gulf: The Last Major Naval Campaigns of the Civil War. New York: Bantam Books, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 COOMBE

Coombe, Jack D. Thunder along the Mississippi: The River Battles that Split the Confederacy. New York: Sarpedon, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 COOMBE

Fowler, William M. Under Two Flags: The American Navy in the Civil War. New York: Norton, 1990.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 FOWLER

De Kay, James T. Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man whose Invention Changed the Course of History. New York: Walker, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.757 DE KAY

De Kay, James T. The Rebel Raiders: The Astonishing History of the Confederacy's Secret navy. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.757 DE KAY

Duffy, James P. Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut. New York: Wiley, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 DUFFY

Hicks, Brian. Raising the Hunley: The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.757 HICKS

Jones, Virgil Carrington. The Civil War at Sea. New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1960-1962, 3 vols.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 JONES

Luraghi, Raimondo. A History of the Confederate Navy. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.757 LURAGHI

Musicant, Ivan. Divided waters: The Naval History of the Civil War. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 MUSICANT

Porter, David D. The Naval History of the Civil War, Illustrated from Original Sketches made by Rear-Admiral Walke and Others. Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, 1984. Reprint, originally published: New York: Sherman, 1886.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 PORTER

Wise, Stephen R. Lifeline of the Confederacy : Blockade Running during the Civil War. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1988.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.75 WISE

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THE HOMEFRONT

Web Sites

Cabinet of the Confederate States of America
June 1, 1861 Harper's Weekly article on the formation of the Confederate cabinet.

Civil War Women--Primary Sources on the Internet
Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library site, includes diaries, letters and photographs.

Confederate Government
Columbia Encyclopedia article on the formation and activities of the Confederate government.

A Diary from Dixie, by Mary Boykin Chesnut
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries site, complete text of Mary Chesnut's diary, biographical information and related information on Confederate society, social life and customs.

Overview of the Confederacy
Short article on the Confederate government, from Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War site.

United States Government
Internet Public Library Presidents of the United States site includes election results for 1860 and 1864, short biographies of Lincoln's vice presidents and cabinet officers and historical documents.

Books

Biel, Timothy L. Life in the North during the Civil War. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 1997.
Call Number: JNF 973.71 BIEL

Brooks, Noah. Washington, D.C. in Lincoln's Time. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 BROOKS

Campbell, Edward D. C. and Rice, Kym S., editors. A Woman's War: Southern Women, Civil War, and the Confederate Legacy. Richmond: Museum of the Confederacy; Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7082 WOMAN'S

Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller. Mary Chesnut's Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981.
Call Number: GR 973.782 CHESNUT

Clayton, Sarah Conley. Requiem for a Lost City: A Memoir of Civil War Atlanta and the Old South. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1999.
Call Number: GR 973.782 CLAYTON

Corsan, William Carson. Two Months in the Confederate States: An Englishman's Travels through the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.742 ENGLISH

Davis, William C. An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate government. New York: Harcourt, 2001.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.71 DAVIS

Jackson, Donald Dale. Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1985.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 JACKSON

Graves, Kerry A. Going to school during the Civil War, the Confederacy. Mankato, MN: Blue Earth Books, 2002.
Call Number: JNF 370.975 GRAVES

Graves, Kerry A. Going to school during the Civil War, the Union. Mankato, MN: Blue Earth Books, 2002.
Call Number: JNF 370.973 GRAVES

Leonard, Elizabeth D. Yankee Women: Gender Battles in the Civil War. New York. W.W. Norton, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.715 LEONARD

Moore, John Hammond, editor. The Confederate Housewife: Receipts and Remedies, Together with Sundry Suggestions for Garden, Farm and Plantation. Columbia, S.C.: Summerhouse Press, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 641.5975 MOORE

Ramsdell, Charles. Behind the Lines in the Southern Confederacy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1944.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 RAMSDELL

Sullivan, Walter, editor. The War the Women Lived: Female Voices from the Confederate South. Nashville, TN: J.S. Sanders, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 975.03 SULLIVAN

Thomas, Emory M. The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865. New York : Harper & Row, 1979.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 THOMAS

Van der Heuvel, Gerry. Crowns of Thorns and Glory: Mary Todd Lincoln and Varina Howell Davis, the two First Ladies of the Civil War. New York : Dutton, 1988.
Call Number: NONFIC 073.70922 VAN

Varhola, Michael J. Everyday Life during the Civil War. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.1 VARHOLA

Volo, Dorothy Denneen. Daily Life in Civil War America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.71 VOLO

Waugh, John C. Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency. New York: Crown Publishers, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 324.973 WAUGH

Yearns, W. Buck. The Confederate Congress. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1960.
Call Number: GR 973.713 YEARNS

Yearns, W. Buck, editor. The Confederate Governors. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1985.
Call Number: GR 975.02 CONFEDERATE

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RECONSTRUCTION

Web Sites

"Harper's Weekly" coverage of the 1868 impeachment of Andrew Johnson
Includes articles, editorials and political cartoons from Harper's Weekly as well as background information on the key players.

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
Website for the PBS program includes a Reconstruction timeline, the economic impact of the Civil War on each state as measured by the 1860 and 1870 federal censuses, and excerpts from primary sources.

Reconstruction Web Links
A large collection of links from Yahoo, includes accounts of the Reconstruction Period from differing points of view, articles on the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments and a timeline of events.

Books

Bowers, Claude Gernade. The Tragic Era: The Revolution after Lincoln. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1940.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.8 BOWERS

Carter, Hodding. The Angry Scar: The Story of Reconstruction. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1959.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.8 CARTER

Dennett, John Richard. The South as It is, 1865-1866. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1986.
Call Number: NONFIC 975.041 DENNETT

Drago, Edmund L. Black Politicians and Reconstruction in Georgia: A Splendid Failure. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1992.
Call Number: NONFIC 975.8 DRAGO

Du Bois, W. E. B. Black reconstruction in America: An Essay toward a History of the Part which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880. Cleveland, World Pub. Co., 1964.
Call Number: GR 973.8 DU BOIS

Foner, Eric. Reconstruction, 1863-1877. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.8 FONER

Lane, Mills, editor. Standing upon the Mouth of a Volcano: New South Georgia. Savannah, GA: Beehive Press, 1993.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.8 STANDING

Peacock, Judith. Reconstruction: Rebuilding after the Civil War. Mankato, MN.: Bridgestone Books, 2003.
Call Number: JNF 973.8 PEACOCK

Rozwenc, Edwin Charles. Reconstruction in the South. Boston: Heath, 1952.
Call Number: GR 973.8 ROZWENC

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BIOS, MEMOIRS & PAPERS

Web Sites

Abraham Lincoln Links
Many links, including links to Lincoln's papers, historic sites, museums, memorials, Lincoln's law career, and Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln genealogies.

The Papers of Jefferson Davis
Rice University site with timeline, speeches and letters of Jefferson Davis.

The Robert E. Lee Papers
Washington and Lee University site, includes full text of selected letters from 1837-1870.

Stonewall Jackson Resources--VMI Archives
Virginia Military Institute site, includes biographical information, Jackson's papers, photographs and more.

William Tecumseh Sherman
Short biographical sketch of Sherman from the Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. Links to additional sites.

Ulysses S. Grant Homepage
Includes biographical information, interviews with people who knew Grant, photographs and more.

Books

Allardice, Bruce S. More Generals in Gray. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.742 ALLARDICE

Boritt, Gabor S., editor. Jefferson Davis's Generals. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 JEFFERSON

Boritt, Gabor S., editor. Lincoln's Generals. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 BORRITT

Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller. Mary Chesnut's Civil War. Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1981.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.782 CHESTNUT

Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. The Marble Man: Robert E. Lee and his Image in American Society. New York: Knopf, 1977.
Call Number: BIO LEE

Davis, Jefferson. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, 1938, 2 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.7 DAVIS

Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995.
Call Number: BIO LINCOLN

Donald, David Herbert. "We are Lincoln Men": Abraham Lincoln and his Friends. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7092 DONALD

Grant, Ulysses S. Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected Letters 1839-1865. New York: Library of America, 1990.
Call Number: BIO GRANT

Hattaway, Herman. Jefferson Davis, Confederate President. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002.
Call Number: BIO DAVIS

Hirshson, Stanley P. The White Tecumseh: A Biography of General William T. Sherman. New York: J. Wiley, 1997.
Call Number: BIO SHERMAN

Holzer, Harold, editor. The Lincoln Mailbag: America Writes to the President, 1861-1865. Carbondale, IL.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7092 LINCOLN

Hurst, Jack. Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Biography. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1993.
Call Number: BIO FORREST

Lee, Robert E. The Wartime Papers of R.E. Lee. Boston: Little, Brown, 1961.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 LEE

Lincoln, Abraham. The Essential Lincoln. New York: F. Watts, 1971.
Call Number: NONFIC 818 LINCOLN

Morris, Roy. Sheridan: The Life and Wars of General Phil Sheridan. New York: Crown, 1992.
Call Number: BIO SHERIDAN

Reger, James P. Civil War Generals of the Confederacy. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 REGER

Robertson, James I. Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. New York, Macmillan, London: Prentice Hall International, 1997.
Call Number: BIO JACKSON

Sears, Stephen W. George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon. New York: Ticknor and Fields, 1988.
Call Number: BIO MCCLELLAN

Sherman, William T. Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman. New York: Library of America, 1990.
Call Number: BIO SHERMAN

Smith, Jean Edward. Grant. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.
Call Number: BIO GRANT

Taylor, Susie King. Reminiscences of My Life in Camp. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2006.
Call Number: BIO TAYLOR

Thomas, Emory M. Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart. New York : Harper & Row, 1986.
Call Number: BIO STUART

Thomas, Emory M. Robert E. Lee: A Biography. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995.
Call Number: BIO LEE

Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1959.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.742 WARNER

Waugh, John C. The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan, and their Brothers. New York: Warner Books, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 355 WAUGH

Wert, Jeffry D. General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier: A Biography. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
Call Number: BIO LONGSTREET

Wooster, Robert. The Civil War 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential People in the War Between the States. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7092 WOOSTER

Yancey, Diane. Civil War Generals of the Union. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 YANCEY

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PRISONERS OF WAR

Web Sites

Andersonville Civil War Prison
Short overview of Andersonville Prison, includes Andersonville prisoner name search.

Civil War Prisons
Short articles on the major Union and Confederate prisons.

The Trial of Captain Henry Wirz, Commandant Andersonville Prison, 1865
Includes excerpts from the trial transcript, biographical sketches of the key participants, photographs and maps.

Books

Beitzell, Edwin W. Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates. Abell, MD: St. Mary's County Historical Society, 1983.
Call Number: GR 973.772 BEITZELL

Denney, Robert E. Civil War Prisons and Escapes: A Day-by-Day Chronicle. New York: Sterling Pub. Co., 1993.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.77 DENNEY

Joslyn, Maurie. Immortal captives: the story of 600 Confederate officers and the United States prisoner of war policy. Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Pub. Co., 1996.
Call Number: GR 973.772 JOSLYN

McElroy, John. This was Andersonville: The True Story of Andersonville Military Prison as told in the Personal Recollections of John McElroy, Sometime Private, Co. L, 16th Illinois Cavalry. New York, McDowell, Obolensky, 1957.
Call Number: GR 973.711 MCELROY

Roberts, Edward F. Andersonville Journey. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 ROBERTS

Segars, J.H., editor. Andersonville: The Southern Perspective. Atlanta, GA: Southern Heritage Press, 1995.
Call Number: GR 973.771 ANDERSONVILLE

Speer, Lonnie R. Portals to Hell: Military Prisons of the Civil War. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.771 SPEER

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DISSENTERS, DESERTERS & SPIES

Web Sites

Andrews Raid--The Great Locomotive Chase
Chronology of the seizure of the locomotive, The General, and the subsequent locomotive chase, includes photographs, drawings and a map.

Desertion in the Civil War Armies
Short overviews of desertion in the Union and Confederate Armies, from Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War site.

Copperheads
Short Wikipedia Encyclopedia article on the anti-war Democrats in the North.

Illinois Copperheads and the American Civil War
Anti-war sentiment in Illinois.

The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
Short passage on the New York City draft riots, from "In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City" by Leslie M. Harris.

Peace Democrats, Copperheads and Draft Riots
Short article on anti-war opposition in the North.

Peace Societies In The Confederacy
Short article on anti-war activities in the Confederacy, from Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War.

Wartime Spies
A Court TV article on Union spies, focusing on Allan Pinkerton's Civil War service.

Books

Beals, Carleton. War Within a War: The Confederacy Against Itself. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.717 BEALS

Bulloch, James Dunwody. The Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe, or, How the Confederate Cruisers were Equipped. New York: Modern Library, 2001, originally published: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1884.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.786 BULLOCH

Dyer, Thomas G. Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 DYER

Feis, William B. Lincoln. Grant's Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2002.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.785 FEIS

Fishel, Edwin C. The Secret War for the Union: The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.785 FISHEL

Inscoe, John C. and Kenzer, Robert C., editors. Enemies of the Country: New Perspectives on Unionists in the Civil War South. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2001.
Call Number: GR 973.71 ENEMIES

Lonn, Ella. Desertion during the Civil War. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.78 LONN

Markle, Donald E. Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.78 MARKLE

Rehnquist, William H. All the Laws but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime. New York: Knopf, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 342.7308

Schultz, Duane P. The Dahlgren Affair: Terror and Conspiracy in the Civil War. New York: W.W. Norton, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.736 SCHULTZ

Sigaud, Louis A. Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy. Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1944.
Call Number: BIO BOYD

Stern, Philip Van Doren. Secret missions of the Civil War: First-hand Accounts by Men and Women who Risked their Lives in Underground Activities for the North and the South, Woven into a Continuous Narrative. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1959.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 STERN

Varon, Elizabeth R. Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the Heart of the Confederacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Call Number: BIO VAN LEW

Williams, David. Rich Man's War: Class, Caste, and Confederate Defeat in the Lower Chattahoochee Valley. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1998.
Call Number: GR 975.8 WILLIAMS

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CIVIL WAR WEAPONS

Web Sites

The Civil War Artillery Page
Includes information on organization, weapons, ammunition and equipment.

Civil War Weapons
Links to short articles on artillery.

Books

Blashfield, Jean F. Mines and Minie Balls: Weapons of the Civil War. New York: Franklin Watts, 1997.
Call Number: JNF 623.4 BLASHFIELD

Davis, William C. Weapons of the Civil War. New York: Mallard Press, 1991.
Call Number: GR 973.7 DAVIS

Hogg, Ian V. Weapons of the Civil War. New York: Military Press; distributed by Crown, 1987.
Call Number: NONFIC 623.4 HOGG

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CIVIL WAR FLAGS

Web Sites

Alabama Civil War Period Flag Collection
Alabama Department of Archives and History site includes infantry and cavalry regimental flags, artillery battery flags, naval flags and more.

Confederate Flags
Illustrations of the three Confederate national flags and flags of the Confederate Armies and the Navy, also has some of the rejected designs for the first Confederate national flag.

Flags of the Civil War
National Park Service site has illustrations of a Civil War era U.S. flag, the three Confederate national flags, and the Southern cross battleflag.

Flags That Have Flown Over Georgia
Carl Vinson Institute of Government site includes Confederate flags, U.S. flags, and state flags.

Books

Cannon, Devereaux D. The Flags of the Confederacy: An Illustrated History. Memphis, TN: St. Lukes Press; Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Pub., 1988.
Call Number: GR 929.92 CANNON

Cannon, Devereaux D. The Flags of the Union: An Illustrated History. Gretna: Pelican Pub. Co., 1994.
Call Number: GR 929.2 CANNON

Coski, John M. The Confederate Battle Flag: America's Most Embattled Emblem. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
Call Number: NONFIC 929.9209 COSKI

Ellingson, Paul. Confederate Flags in the Georgia State Capitol Collection. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Office of Secretary of State, 1994.
Call Number: GR 355.15 GEORGIA

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CIVIL WAR MEDICINE

Web Sites

Civil War Battlefield Medicine
General information on Civil War medical practices, includes sections on surgery and dentistry and short medical histories of selected Civil War generals.

Civil War Medicine
Information on surgery, battle wounds, diseases, Civil War nurses, the U.S. Sanitary Commission, and the Confederate Medical Department.

Virginia Commonwealth Libraries' Civil War Medicine Site
Extensive site includes information on hospitals, surgery and nursing, has bibliography and related links.

Books

Beller, Susan Provost. Medical Practices in the Civil War. Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 1992.
Call Number NONFIC 973.775 BELLER

Cumming, Kate. The Journal of Kate Cumming: A Confederate Nurse, 1862-1865. Savannah, GA: The Beehive Press, 1975.
Call Number GR 973.776 CUMMING

Denney, Robe. Civil War Medicine: Care and Comfort of the Wounded. New York: Sterling Pub, 1994.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.775 DENNEY

Morris, Roy. The Better Angel: Walt Whitman in the Civil War. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Call Number: NONFIC 811.3 BETTER

Oates, Stephen B. A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War. New York: Free Press; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994.
Call Number: BIO BARTON

United States, Department of the Army, Office of the Surgeon General. The Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Pub. Co., 1990, 12 vols.
Call Number: GR 973.775 MEDICAL

Woolsey, Jane Stuart. Hospital Days: Reminiscence of a Civil War Nurse. Roseville, MN: Edinborough Press, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 WOOLSEY

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CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD PARKS & MEMORIALS

Web Sites

African American Civil War Memorial
Memorial and museum for the African American soldiers who served in the Civil War.

Clara Barton National Historic Site
Includes a biographical chronology and photographs.

The Lincoln Memorial
Information on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

The Museum of the Confederacy
Located in the former White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia, the collection includes uniforms, weapons, flags, paintings, sculptures, and photographs.

National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Exhibits include camp life, evacuation of the wounded, and a field hospital.

National Park Service Civil War Battlefield Sites
Links to NPS battlefield sites and link to non-NPS Virginia battlefield sites.

"Stonewall" Jackson Shrine--The House Where the Confederate General Died
Jackson died in a small house on the Chandler plantation, which is now part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.

USS Constellation--The Only Surviving Civil War Ship
USS Constellation is in Baltimore's Inner Harbor; this site includes the history of the Constellation.

Books

Gleason, Michael P. The Insiders' Guide to Civil War Sites in the Eastern Theater. Manteo, NC: Published and distributed by Insiders' Pub. Inc., 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 GLEASON

Lawliss, Chuck. Robert E. Lee Slept Here: Civil War Inns and Destinations, a Guide for the Discerning Traveler. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 647.9473 LAWLISS

Lenz, Richard J. The Civil War in Georgia: An Illustrated Traveler's Guide: Historic Homes, Battlefields, Museums, Cemeteries, Memorials, Parks, Attractions, Maps. Watkinsville, GA: Infinity Press, 1995.
Call Number: GR 917.5804 LENZ

McPherson, James M. Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg. New York: Crown Publishers, 2003.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7349 MCPHERSON

Savage, Kirk J. Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 SAVAGE

Shaara, Jeff. Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields: Discovering America's Hallowed Ground. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 SHAARA

Shively, Julie. The Ideals Guide to American Civil War Places. Nashville, TN: Ideals Publications, 1999.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.73 SHIVELY

Thomas, Emory M. Travels to Hallowed Ground: A Historian's Journey to the American Civil War. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1987.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 THOMAS

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CIVIL WAR REENACTORS & HERITAGE ORGANIZATIONS

Web Sites

The Civil War Reenactors Home Page
How to become a Civil War reenactor and obtain the necessary uniforms and accessories, also includes a calendar of Civil War events.

Sons of Confederate Veterans
About the SCV, SCV news, and membership eligibility.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
About the SUV, a listing of upcoming events, membership eligibility, and a searchable graves database of Union soldiers.

United Daughters of the Confederacy
About the UDC.

28th Massachussetts Infantry, Company K, the Mayhew Guards
Includes regimental history, flags, soldiers' letters and information on the recreated infantry of today.

42nd Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Company "B" - Gwinnett County "Independent Rebels" Army of Tennessee
Includes a regimental history, historical documents and information on the Stone Mountain Historical Reenactors.

Books

Brackman, Barbara. Civil War Women: Their Quilts, their Roles, Activities for Re-enactors. Lafayette, CA: C&T Pub., 2000.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.708 BRACKMAN

Hadden, Robert Lee. Reliving the Civil War: A Reenactor's Handbook. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1996.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 HADDEN

Horwitz, Tony. Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War. New York: Pantheon Books, c1998.
Call Number: NONFIC 973.7 HORWITZ

Poppenheim, Mary Barnett. The History of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, 1938, vol 1. Raleigh, NC: Edwards and Broughton, 1956, vol 2. Raleigh, NC: Edwards and Broughton, 1988, vol 3.
Call Number: GR 369.17 UNITED

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