Select Bibliography for the Civil War

GENERAL STUDIES:
  • Mark Mayo Boatner. The Civil War Dictionary. New York: Vintage,1989.
  • Albert Castel. Articles of War: Winners, Losers, and Some Who were Both in the Civil War. Mechanicsville: Stackpole Books, 2001.
  • Bruce Catton. The Coming Fury. New York: Doubleday, 1961.
  • ___. The Terrible Swift Sword. New York: Doubleday, 1963.
  • ___. Never Call Retreat. New York: Doubleday, 1965.
  • Arthur C. Cole. The Irrepressible Conflict, 1850-1865. Chicago: Quadrangle, 1935.
  • David Donald. Why The North Won The Civil War. New York: Collier,1960.
  • ___. Liberty and Union: The Crisis of Popular Government, 1830-1890.
  • Shelby Foote. The Civil War: A Narrative. New York: Random Houe, 1958, 1963, 1974.
  • James M. McPherson. Ordeal By Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction. New York: Knopf, 1982.
  • ___. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford, 1988.
  • Allan Nevins. The Ordeal of The Union. 6 Vols. New York: Scribners, 1947.
  • Thomas J. Pressly. Americans Interpret Their Civil War.
  • G. Randall and David Donald. The Civil War and Reconstruction.
  • Page Smith. Trial By Fire: A People's History of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
  • Russell F. Weigley. A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2000.
THE MEXICAN WAR:
  • K. Jack Bauer. The Mexican War, 1846-1848. New York: Macmillan, 1974.
  • Walter R. Bornean. Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America. New York: Random House, 2008.
  • David A. Clary. Eagles and Empire: The United States, Mexico, and the Struggle for a Continent. New York: Bantam Books, 2009.
  • Joseph G. Dawson. Doniphan’s Epic March: The 1st Missouri Volunteers in the Mexican War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999.
  • Martin Dugard. The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2008.
  • William Dusinberre. Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk. New York: Oxford, 2003.
  • John S.D. Eisenhower. So Far From God: A History of the Mexican War. New York: Random House, 1989.
  • ___. Agent of Destiny: The Life and Times of General Winfield Scott. New York: Free Press, 1997.
  • Paul Foos. A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict During the Mexican-American War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
  • Amy S. Greenberg. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. New York: Knopf, 2012.
  • Timothy J. Henderson. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States. New York: Hill and Wang, 2007.
  • Robert W. Johannsen. To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in American Imagination. New York: Oxford, 1985.
  • Frederick Merk. Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History. New York: Vintage, 1963.
  • Allan Nevins. Ordeal of Union: Fruits of Manifest Destiny 1847-1852. New York: Scribner’s, 1947.
  • John Seigenthaler. James K. Polk. New York: Times Books, 2003.
  • Jeff Shaara. Gone for Soldiers. New York: Ballantine Books, 2000.
  • Albert K. Weinberg. Manifest Destiny: A Study of Nationalist Expansion in American History. Chicago: Quadrangle, 1935.
  • Steven E. Woolworth. Manifest Destines: America's Westward Expansion and the Road to the Civil War. New York: Knopf, 2010.
SECTIONALISM, SOUTHERN CULTURE, AND THE ORIGINS OF THE CIVIL WAR:
  • Edward L. Ayers. In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863. New York: W. W. Norton, 2003.
  • William L. Barney. The Secessionist Impulse: Alabama and Mississippi in 1860.
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown. Southern Honor: Ethics & Behavior In The Old South. New York: Oxford, 1982.
  • ___. Honor and Violence In The Old South. New York: Oxford, 1986.
  • William and Bruce Catton. Two Roads To Sumter.
  • Steven A. Channing. Crisis of Fear: Secession in South Carolina. New York: Simon and Schuster 197 0.
  • Mary Boykin Chesnut. A Diary From Dixie. Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 1980.
  • Avery Craven. The Coming of The Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960.
  • ___. An Historian And The Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.
  • Richard Current. Lincoln and The First Shot. New York: Lippincott, 1963.
  • Bernard DeVoto. The Year of Decision 1846. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1948.
  • John S.D. Eisenhower. So Far From God: A History of the Mexican War. New York: Random House, 1989.
  • Don E. Fehrenbacher. The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics. New York: Oxford, 1978.
  • ___. Slavey, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective. New York: Oxford, 1981.
  • George Fitzhugh. Cannibal's All. New York: Putnam's, 1960.
  • ___. Sociology For The South. New York: Putnam's,1960.
  • Eric Foner. Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before The Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1970.
  • George Fredrickson. The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and The Crisis of the Union. New York: Harper and Row, 1965.
  • William W. Freehling. Prelude To Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836. New York: Harper and Row, 1965.
  • ___. The Road To Disunion: The Secessionist at Bay, 1776-1854. New York: Oxford, 1990.
  • ___. The South vs. The South: How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War. New York: Oxford, 2001.
  • Thomas Goodrich. Bloody Dawn: The Story of the Lawrence Massacre. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1991.
  • ___. War to the Knife: Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861.Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
  • Hinton Rowan Helper. The Impending Crisis. New York: Putnam's, 1960.
  • Robert W. Johannsen. To The Halls of Montezuma: The Mexican War in the American Imagination. New York: Oxford, 1985.
  • George Harmon Knoles, ed. The Crisis of the Union, 1860-1861.
  • James McPherson. Drawn With Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1996.
  • Grady McWhiney. Cracker Culture: Celtic Ways in the Old South. Birmingham, AL: Alabama, 1988.
  • Frederick Merk. Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History. New York: Vintage, 1963.
  • Chaplain W. Morrison. Democratic Politics and Sectionalism: The Wilmont Provisio Controversy.
  • Stephen B. Oates. Our Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and The Civil War Era.
  • David M. Potter. The South and The Sectional Crisis.
  • ___. The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861. New York: Harper and Row, 1978.
  • James A. Rawley. Race and Politics: "Bleeding Kansas" and The Coming of the Civil War. New York: Lippincott, 1968.
  • Leonard L. Richards. "Gentlemen of Property and Standing": Anti-Abolition Mobs in Jacksonian America. New York: Oxford,1970.
  • Jeffery Stuart Rossbach. The Secret Six: A Study of the Conspiracy Behind John Brown's Raid.
  • Richard Sewell. A House Divided: Sectionalism and The Civil War, 1848-1865. New York: Norton, 1976.
  • Kenneth M. Stampp. And War Came: The North and The Secession Crisis, 1860-1861. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1950, 1970.
  • ___. The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1980.
  • ___. America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink. New York: Oxford, 1990.
  • Albert K. Weinberg. Manifest Destiny: A Study in Nationalist Expansion in American History. Chicago, IL: Quadrangle,1935.
  • C. Van Woodward. The Burden of Southern History. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU, 1960.
  • Ralph A. Wooster. The Secession Conventions of The South.
POLITICS: NORTH AND SOUTH:
  • Iver Bernstein. The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1990.
  • William C. Davis. The Union that Shaped the Confederacy: Robert Tooms and Alexander H. Stephens. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001.
  • Charles Dew. Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2001.
  • David Donald. Lincoln Reconsidered. New York: Vintage, 1947.
  • Daniel Farber. Lincoln’s Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
  • Don E. Fehrenbacher. Lincoln in Text and Context. Stanford, CA: Stanford, 1987.
  • Burton J. Hendrick. Lincoln's War Cabinet.
  • Frank L. Klement. The Copperheads in The Middle West.
  • ___. Dark Laterns: Secret Political Societies, Conspiracies, and Treason Trials in the Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984.
  • Dean B. Mahin. One War at a Time: The International Dimensions of the American Civil War. Washington: Brasseys, 1999.
  • Phillip Shaw Paludan. "A People's Contest": The Union and Civil War, 1861-1865. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.
  • Christopher Phillips. Damned Yankee: The Life of General Nathaniel Lyon. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1990.
  • ___. Missouri’s Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Creation of Southern Identity in the Border West. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2000.
  • David M. Potter. Lincoln and His Part In The Secession Crisis.
  • Charles P. Roland. The Confederacy. Chicago, IL: Chicago, 1960.
  • Emory Thomas. The Confederate Nation. New York: Harper and Row,1981.
  • Frank Vandiver. Their Tattered Flags.
  • T. Harry Williams. Lincoln and The Radicals.
SLAVERY, ABOLITIONISM, AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY:
  • Terry Alford. Prince Among Slaves. New York: Oxford, 1977.
  • Herbert Aptheker. Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion.
  • ___. American Negro Slave Revolts. New York: New York: Columbia, 1943.
  • Malcolm Bell, Jr. Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family.
  • Ira Berlin. Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Ante-bellum South. New York: Pantheon, 1974.
  • John W. Blassingame. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford, 1972.
  • David W. Blight. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American History. Cambridge: Harvard/Belknap, 2001.
  • Carol Blesser, ed. Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, A Southern Slave Holder. New York: Oxford, 1988.
  • ___. The Hammonds of Redcliffe. New York: Oxford,1980.
  • B. A. Botkin, ed. Lay My Burden Down. Athens: Georgia, 1945.
  • Fawn M. Brodie. Thaddeus Stevens: The Scourge of The South. New York: Norton, 1959.
  • John Elliot Cairnes. The Slave Power. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.
  • Thomas Cox. Blacks In Topeka, 1865-1915: A Social History. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1982.
  • Carl Degler. The Other South: Southern Dissenters in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Harper and Row, 1974.
  • Frederick Douglass. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. New York: Collier, 1962.
  • Clement Eaton. The Freedom of Thought Struggle in the Old South. New York: Harper & Row, 1940.
  • Stanley Elkins. Slavery. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1959.
  • Louis Filler.  The Crusade Against Slavery. Harper & Row, 1960.
  • Louis Filler, ed. Wendell Phillips On Civil Rights and Freedom. New York: Hill & Wang, 1965.
  • Robert William Fogel. Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery. New York: Norton, 1989.
  • Robert Fogel and Stanley Engerman. Time On The Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery. New York: Little, Brown, 1974.
  • ___. Time On The Cross: Evidence and Methods. New York: Little, Brown, 1974.
  • Eric Foner. Nothing But Freedom: Emancipation and Its Legacy. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1983.
  • John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. From Slavery To Freedom. 6th Edition. New York: Knopf, 1988.
  • John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger. Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation. New York: Oxford, 1999.
  • Scot French. The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
  • Elizabeth Fox-Genovese. Within The Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South. Chapel Hill: North Carolina,1988.
  • Don E. Fehrenbacher (Completed and Edited by Ward A. McAfee). Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government’s Relations to Slavery. New York: Oxford, 2001.
  • Eugene D. Genovese. The Political Economy of Slavery. New York: Vintage, 1965.
  • ___. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World The Slaves Made. New York: Pantheon, 1972.
  • ___. The World The Slaveholders Made. New York: Vintage, 1969.
  • ___. Red and Black: Marxian Explorations in Southern and Afro-American History. New York: Vintage,1968.
  • ___. From Rebellion To Revolution: Afro-American Slave Revolts in Making of the Modern World. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1979.
  • James Hugo Johnston. Race Relations in Virginia & Miscengation in the South, 1776-1860.
  • Winthrop D. Jordan. White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward The Negro. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1968.
  • ___. The White Man's Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in the United States. NewYork: Oxford, 1974.
  • Peter Kolchin. Free and Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Serfdom. Cambridge: Harvard, 1987.
  • Leon Litwack. Been In The Storm So Long. New York: Vintage, 1979.
  • ___. Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow. New York: Vintage, 1998.
  • James M. McPherson. The Struggle For Equality: Abolitionists and The Negro In The Civil War and Reconstruction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.
  • Henry Mayer. All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
  • James Mellon, ed. Bullwhip Days, The Slaves Remember: An Oral History. New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988.
  • John Chester Miller. The Wolf By The Hears: Thomas Jefferson Slavery. New York: New American Library, 1977.
  • William Lee Miller. Arguing About Slavery: John Quincy Adams and the Great Battle in the United States Congress. New York: Vintage, 1995.
  • Solomon Northup. Twelve Years A Slave.
  • James Oakes. The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders. New York: Vintage, 1982.
  • ___. Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South. New York: Knopf, 1990.
  • Stephen B. Oates. The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion. New York: Harper & Row, 1975.
  • Nell Irvin Painter. The Exodusters. Lawrence: Kansas, 1976.
  • Lewis Perry and Michael Fellman, eds. Antislavery Reconsidered: New Perspectives on the Abolitionists. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1979.
  • Christopher Phillips. Freedom’s Port: The African American Community of Baltimore, 1790-1860. Champagne: University of Illinois, 1997.
  • Ulrich B. Phillips. American Negro Slavery. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1979.
  • ___. Life and Labor In The Old South. New York: Little, Brown, 1929.
  • Benjamin Quarles. The Negro In The Civil War. New York: De Capo,1953.
  • Howard N. Rabinowitz. Race Relations in The Urban South, 1965-1890. New York: Oxford, 1978.
  • Roger L. Ransom. Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation, and The Civil War. New York: Cambridge, 1989.
  • James A. Rawley. Race and Politics: "Bleeding Kansas" and The Coming of The Civil War.
  • James L. Roark. Masters Without Slaves: Southern Planters in theCivil War and Reconstruction. New York: Norton, 1987.
  • Theodore Rosengarten. Tombee: Portrait of a Catton Planter. New York: Morrow, 1986.
  • William Kauffman Scarborough. Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth-Century South. Baton Rouge: LSU, 2003.
  • Richard H. Sewell. Ballots for Freedom: Anti-Slavery Politics, 1837-1860. Norton, 1976.
  • Kennth M. Stampp.  The Peculiar Institution. New York: Vintage, 1951.
  • Robert S. Starobin, ed. Denmark Vesey.
  • John Stauffer. The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race. Cambridge: Harvard, 2002.
  • Albert J Von Frank. The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson’s Boston. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.
  • Richard Wade. Slavery In The Cities, 1820-1860. New York: Oxford,1964.
  • Bell I. Wiley. Southern Negroes.
  • Joel Williamson. The Crucible of Race.
  • ___. After Slavery. New York: Norton, 1975.
  • ___. New People.
  • ___. A Rage For Order: Black-White Relations In The American South Since Emancipation. New York: Oxford, 1986.
  • Gavin Wright. Old South, New South: The Revolution in the Southern Economy Since The Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 1986.
MILITARY ANALYSIS AND OPERATIONS:
  • Leslie Anders. The Eighteenth Missouri.
  • Richard E. Beringer, Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones, and William N. Still. Why The South Lost The Civil War. Athens, GA: Georgia, 1986.
  • D. Alexander Brown. Grierson's Raid.
  • . Galvanized Yankees.
  • Jacqueline Glass Campbell. When Sherman Marched North From the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
  • Samuel Carter III. The Final Fortress: The Vicksburg Campaign. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980.
  • Albert Castel. Decision In The West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Lawrence: Kansas, 1992.
  • ___. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 1996.
  • Bruce Catton. This Hallowed Ground. Garden City: Doubleday, 1955.
  • . Mr. Lincoln's Army. Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.
  • . Never Call Retreat. Garden City: Doubleday, 1952.
  • . Stillness at Appomattox. Garden City: Doubleday,1953.
  • .  Glory Road. Garden City: Doubleday, 1953.
  • Edwin Coddington. The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study In Command. New York: Scribner's, 1968.
  • Thomas L. Connelly and Archer Jones. The Politics of Command: Factions and Ideas in Confederate Strategy.
  • Thomas L. Connelly. The Army of the Heartland: The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1967.
  • . Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1971.
  • B. Franklin Cooling. Forts Henry and Donelson: The Key to the Confederate Heartland. Knoxville, TN: Tennessee, 1987.
  • . Jubal Early's Raid On Washington 1864. Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation, 1989.
  • Pete Cozzens. No Better Place To Die: The Battle of Stones River. Campaign: Illinois, 1990.
  • . This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga. Campaign: Illinois, 1992.
  • Marcus Cunliffe. Soldiers and Civilians: The Martial Spirit in America, 1775-1865. New York: Little, Brown, 1968.
  • William C. Davis. Duel Between The First Ironclads. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1975.
  • . Battle At Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1977.
  • . The Orphan Brigade. Garden City: Doubleday,1980.
  • David Detzer. Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War. New York: Harcourt, 2001.
  • David Donald, ed. Why The North Won The Civil War. New York: Collier, 1960.
  • Bryon Farwell. Ball's Bluff: A Small Battle and It's Consequences. McLean, VA: EPM, 1990.
  • Michael Fellman. Inside War: The Guerrilla Conflict In Missouri during The American Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1989.
  • William M. Fowler. Under Two Flags: The U.S. Navy in the Civil War. New York: Norton, 1990.
  • Douglas Southall Freeman. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study In Command.
  • Richard L. Fuchs. An Unerring Fire: The Massacre at Fort Pillow. Mechanicsville: Stackpole Books, 2002.
  • Enrest B. Furgurson. Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the Brave. New York: Knopf, 1992.
  • ____. Not War But Murder: Cold Harbor 1864. New York: Vintage, 2000.
  • Joseph Glatthaar. The March To The Sea And Beyond. New York: NYU, 1985.
  • ____. Partners in Command: The Relationships Between Leaders in the Civil War. New York: Free Press, 1994.
  • Paddy Griffith. Battle Tactics of the Civil War. New Haven: Yale,1991.
  • Edward Hagerman. The American Civil War and The Origins of Modern War. Bloomington: Indiana, 1988.
  • Richard Harwell and Philip N. Racine. The Fiery Trail: A Union Officer's Account of Sherman's Last Campaign. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1986.
  • Herman Hattaway and Archer Jones. Why The North Won. Champaign: Illinois, 1983.
  • Lawrence Hewitt. Port Hudson: Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1987.
  • Alvah F. Hunter. A Year on a Monitor and The Destruction of Fort Sumter. Columbia: South Carolina, 1957.
  • James Picket Jones. Yankee Blitzkrieg: Wilson's Raid Through Alabama and Georgia. Birmingham: Alabama, 1976.
  • Terry L. Jones. Lee's Tigers: The Louisiana Infantry In The Army of Northern Virginia. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1987.
  • Lee Kennett. Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman's Campaign. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
  • Robert K. Kirk. Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1990.
  • Edward G. Longacre. Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2002.
  • Jay Luvaas and Harold Nelson, eds. The U.S. Army War College Guide To The Battle of Antietam. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
  • . The U.S. Army War College Guide To The Battle of Gettysburg. Carlisle:
  • . The U.S. Army War College Guide To The Battles of Chancellorsville & Fredricksburg. Baltimore: South Mountain Press, 1985.
  • Jay Luvaas. The Military Legacy of the Civil War: The European Inheritance. Lawrence: Kansas, 1988.
  • James Lee McDonough. Shiloh: Hell Before Midnight. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1977.
  • . Stones River: Bloody Winter In Tennessee. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1980.
  • . Chattanooga: A Death Grip on the Confederacy. Knoxville, 1984.
  • . This Terrible War: Sherman and The Fall of Atlanta. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1987.
  • James Lee McDonough and Thomas L. Connelly. Five Tragic Hours: The Battle of Franklin. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1983
  • Richard McMurry. Two Great Rebell Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1989.
  • Grady McWhiney and Perry D. Jamison. Attack and Die: Civil War Tactics and Southern Heritage. Birmingham: Alabama, 1982.
  • William D. Matter. If It Takes All Summer: The Battle of Spotsylvania. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1988.
  • Earl S. Miers. The Webb of Victory: Grant at Vicksburg. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1955.
  • . The General Who Marched to Hell: Sherman and the Southern Campaign. Harrisburg: Dorset, 1951.
  • Jay Monaghan. Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865. Lincoln: Bison, 1955.
  • James V. Murfin. The Gleam of Bayonets: The Antietam and Lee's Maryland Campaign, September 1862. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1965.
  • Harry Pfanz. Gettysburg: The Second Day. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1987.
  • William Garrett Piston and Richard W. Hatcher III. Wilson’s Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
  • Horace Porter. Campaigning With Grant. New York: Dorest, 1986.
  • John J. Pullen. The Twentieth Maine. Harrisburg: Moringside, 1980.
  • Gordon C. Rhea. The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1994.
  • ____. The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1997.
  • ____. To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee May 13-25, 1864. Baton Rouge: LSU, 2000.
  • ____. Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864. Baton Rouge: LSU, 2002.
  • James I. Robertson. The Stonewall Brigade. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1984.
  • Charles Royster. The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.
  • Duane Schutz. The Dahlgren Affair: Terror and Conspiracy in the Civil War. New York: W. W. Norton, 1998.
  • ____. The Glorious Fourth: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4th, 1863. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002.
  • Robert Garth Scott. Into The Wilderness With The Army of The Potomac. Indianapolis: Indiana, 1985.
  • Stephen Sears. Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam. New York: Tichnor & Fields, 1983.
  • William L. Shea and Earl J. Hess. Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
  • William L. Shea and Terrence J. Winschel. Vicksburg is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi. Lincoln: Nebraska, 2003.
  • Richard Sommers. Richmond Redeemed: The Siege of Petersburg. Garden City: Doubleday, 1981.
  • Stephen Z. Starr. The Union Cavalry In The Civil War. 3 Vols. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1975, 1985.
  • . Jennison's Jayhawkers. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1973.
  • George R. Stewart. Pickett's Charge. New York: Hougton Miflin,1959.
  • W. A. Swanberg. First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter. New York: Scribners, 1957.
  • Wiley Sword. The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1992.
  • Noah Andre Trudeau. Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage. New York: HarperCollins, 2002.
  • Frank Vandiver. Jubal's Raid: General Early's Civil War Attack on Washington. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960.
  • Frank J. Welcher. The Union Army, 1861-1865: Organization and Operations, The Eastern Theater.
  • Jeffery D. Wert. Mosby's Rangers. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.
  • Jeffery West. From Winchester To Cedar Creet: The Shenandoah Campaign.
  • Warren Wilkerson. Mother May You Never See The Sights I Have Seen. New York: Harper and Row, 1990.
  • Kenneth P. Williams. Lincoln Finds A General: A Military Study of The Civil War. 4 Vols. Indianopolis: Indiana, 1949.
  • Stephen R. Wise. Lifeline of the Confederacy: Blockade Running during The Civil War. Columbia: South Carolina, 1988.
  • Steven E. Woodworth. Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command In The West. Lawrence: Kansas, 1990.
CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS:
  • Ambrose Bierce. Civil War Stories. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1998.
  • John D. Billings. Hard Tack and Coffee.
  • DeAnne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook. They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: LSU, 2002.
  • Thomas B. Buell. The Warrior Generals: Combat Leadership in the Civil War. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1997.
  • Albert Castel. Tom Taylor's Civil War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000.
  • Dudley Taylor Cornish. The Sable Arm: Black Troops In The Union Army. New York: Norton, 1956.
  • Joseph T. Glatthaar. Forged In Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers. New York: Free Press,1990.
  • Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Army Life In A Black Regiment. New York: Norton, 1984.
  • Gerald F. Linderman. Embattle Couraged: The Experience of Combat in the American Civil War. New York: Free Press, 1987.
  • Tony Horwitz. Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War. New York: Vintage, 1998.
  • James McPherson. What They Fought For, 1861-1865. New York: Doubleday, 1995.
  • ____. For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1997.
  • Reid Mitchell. Civil War Soldiers: Their Expectations and Their Experiences. New York: Viking, 1988.
  • .  The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home. New York: Oxford, 1993.
  • Philip Shaw Paludan.  Victims: A True Story of The Civil War. Knoxville: Tennessee, 1981.
  • Gerard A. Petterson. Rebels from West Point. Mechanicsville, PA: Stackpole Books, 1987, 2002.
  • Mark Perry. Conceived in Liberty: Joshua Chamberlain, William Oates, and the American Civil War. New York: Viking, 1997.
  • John Ransom. John Ransom's Andersonville Diary. New York: Berkley, 1989.
  • Gordon C. Rhea. Carrying the Flag: The Story of Private Charles Whilden, The Confederacy's Most Unlikely Hero. New York: Basic Books, 2004.
  • James I. Robertson. Soldiers Blue and Gray. Columbia: South Carolina, 1989.
  • Leander Stillwell. The Story of a Common Soldier.
  • Sam R. Watkins. "Co. Aytch." New York: Collier, 1962.
  • Bell I. Wiley.  The Life of Johnny Reb. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1943.
  • . The Life of Billy Yank. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1952.
BLEEDING KANSAS AND THE BORDER WAR:
  • Albert Castel. Civil War in Kansas: Reaping the Whirlwind. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1958.
  • ____. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1968, 1996.
  • ____. William Clarke Quantrill: His Life and Times. Norman: Oklahoma, 1997.
  • Albert Castel and Thomas Goodrich. Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Live of a Civil War Guerrilla. Mechanicsville, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
  • Winston Churchill. The Crisis. New York: Macmillan, 1901.
  • Nicole Etcheson. Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty and the Civil War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2004.
  • Michael Fellman. Inside War: The Guerrilla War in Missouri During the Civil War. New York: Oxford, 1989.
  • Thomas Goodrich. Bloody Dawn: The Story of the Lawrence Massacre. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1991.
  • ____. War to the Knife: Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861. Mechanicsville, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
  • ____. Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the Western Border, 1861-1865. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 1995.
  • Jay Monaghan. Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865. Lincoln, NE: Bison Books, 1955.
  • Merrill D. Peterson. John Brown: The Legend Revisited. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2002.
  • Christopher Phillips. Damned Yankee: The Life and Times of General Nathaniel Lyon. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1996.
  • ____. Missouri's Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Creation of Southern Identity in the Border West. Columbia: Missouri, 2000.
  • William Garrett Piston and Richard W. Hatcher III. Wilson's Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
  • James A. Rawley. Race and Politics: "Bleeding Kansas" and The Coming of The Civil War. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968.
  • Gunja Senguta. For God and Mammon: Evangels and Entrepreneurs, Masters and Slaves in Territorial Kansas 1854-1860. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1996.
  • Stephen Z. Starr. Jennison's Jayhawkers: A Civil War Cavalry Regiment and Its Commander. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1973.
  • Duane Schultz. Quantrill's War: The Life and Times of William Clarke Quantrill. New York: St. Martin's, 1996.
BIOGRAPHY:
  • K. Jack Bauer. Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1985.
  • Andrew Burnstein. The Passions of Andrew Jackson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
  • Peter Birchard. One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment. New York: St. Martin's, 1965.
  • Bruce Catton. U.S. Grant and The American Miitary Tradition. New York: Grossett, 1954.
  • . Grant Takes Command. Little, Brown, 1968.
  • . Grant Moves South. Little, Brown, 1960.
  • Freeman Cleaves. Meade of Gettysburg. Harrisburg: Morningside,1980.
  • . Rock of Chickamauga: The Life of General George H. Thomas. Norman: Oklahoma, 1948.
  • Thomas L. Connelly. The Marble Man: Robert E. Lee and His Image In American Society. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1977.
  • William J. Cooper, Jr. Jefferson Davis, American. New York: Knopf, 2000.
  • William C. Davis. Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1975.
  • David Herbert Donald. Charles Sumner and The Coming of the Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1960.
  • ____. "We are Lincoln's Men": Abraham Lincoln and His Friends. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003.
  • William Dusinberre. Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk. New York: Oxford, 2003.
  • Russell Duncan. Where Death and Glory Meet: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. Athens: Georgia, 1999.
  • Charles East, ed. Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991.
  • H. J. Eckenrode and Bryan Conrad. James Longstreet: Lee's War Horse. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1986.
  • Eli N. Evans. Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate. New York: Free Press, 1986.
  • Michael Fellman. Citizen Sherman: A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman. New York: Random House, 1995.
  • ___. The Making of Robert E. Lee. New York: Random House, 2000.
  • Douglas Southall Freeman. Lee. 4 vols. New York: Scribner's,1961.
  • J. F. C. Fuller. Grant and Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship. Indianopolis: Indiana, 1982.
  • . The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. New York: DeCapo, 1929.
  • B. H. Liddell-Hart. Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American. New York: Greenwood Press, 1978.
  • William Woods Hassler. A.P. Hill: Lee's Forgotten Genreal. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1962.
  • G. F R. Henderson. Stonewall Jackson and The American Civil War. New York: DeCapo, 1988.
  • Henry Hitchcock. Marching With Sherman. Lincoln: Bison Books,1985.
  • J.B. Hood. Advance and Retreat.
  • Paul Andrew Hutton. Phil Sheridan and His Army. Lincoln: Bison, 1989.
  • Allen Johnson. Stephen A. Douglas. New York: Chelsea House, 1983.
  • Joseph E. Johnston. Narrative of Military Operaions during the Civil War. New York: DeCapo, 1959.
  • James Pickett Jones. Black Jack: John A. Logan and Southern Illinois in the Civil War Era. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998.
  • David M. Jordan. Winfield Scott Hancock: A Soldier's Life. Indiapolis: Indiana, 1988.
  • Thomas Keneally. American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles. Garden City: Doubleday/Anchor, 2002.
  • Lee Kennett. Sherman: A Soldier's Life. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.
  • Lloyd Lewis. Sherman: Fighting Prophet. Harcourt Brace and World,1932.
  • Andrew Lytle. Bedford Forest.
  • William S. McFeely. Yankee Stepfather: General O.O. Howard and The Freedmen's Bureau. New York: Norton, 1968.
  • . Grant: A Biography. New York: Norton, 1981.
  • Richard M. McMurry. John Bell Hood and The War for Southern Independence. Lexington: Kentucky, 1982.
  • John F. Marszalek. Sherman: A Soldier's Passion For Order. New York: Free Press, 1993.
  • William Marvell. Burnside. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1991.
  • Paul Nagal. The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family. New York: Oxford, 1990.
  • Alan T. Nolan. Lee Reconsidered: General R. E. Lee and Civil War History. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1991.
  • John Niven. John C. Calhoun and The Price of Union. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1982.
  • Stephen B. Oates. With Malice Towards None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.
  • . Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind The Myths. NewYork: 1984.
  • . To Purge This Land With Blood. Boston: Massachusetts, 1970.
  • Christopher Phillips. Damn Yankee: The Life of General Nathaniel Lyon. Columbia: Missouri, 1990.
  • William S. Piston. Lee's Tarnished Lieutenant: James Longstreet and His Place in Southern History. Athens: Georgia, 1987.
  • Elizabeth Brown Pryor. Clara Barton: Professional Angel.
  • Robert V. Remini. Andrew Jackson and The Course of American Empire. New York: Harper and Row, 1977.
  • . Andrew Jackson and The Course of American Freedom. New York: Harper and Row, 1981.
  • . Andrew Jackson and The Course of American Democracy. New York: Harper & Row, 1984.
  • . Henry Clay. New York: Norton, 1992.
  • ___. The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America’s First Military Victory. New York: Viking, 1999.
  • ___. Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars. New York: Viking 2001.
  • James Robertson. General A. P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior. New York: Random House, 1987.
  • Stephen Sears. George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon. New York: Ticknor & Field, 1986.
  • . The Civil War Papers of George B. McClellan, Select Correspondence, 1861-1865. New York: Ticknor and Field,1989.
  • William T. Sherman. Memoirs of William T. Sherman. New York: DeCapo, 1984.
  • Brooks D. Simpson. Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity, 1822-1865. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
  • Emory Thomas. Bold Cavalier: The Life of JEB Stuart. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.
  • Hans Louis Trefousse. Ben Butler: The South Called Him BEAST. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1966.
  • Alice Rains Trulock. In The Hands of Providence: Joshua Chamberlain and The American Civil War. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1992.
  • Frank E. Vandiver. Mighty Stonewall. College Station: Texas A&M, 1957.
  • Glyndon G. Van Deusen. The Life of Henry Clay. New York: Little, Brown, 1937.
  • T. Harry Williams. P.G.T. Beauregard: Napoleon In Gray. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1958.
  • C. Vann Woodward, ed. Mary Chesnut's Civil War. New Haven: Yale,1981.
  • ___. The Private Mary Chestnut. New York: Oxford, 1984.
  • John Allan Wyeth. That Devil Forrest: Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1989.
MYTH, MEMORY, AND THE LOST CAUSE:
  • Thomas L. Connelly. The Marble Man: Robert E. Lee and His Image In American Society. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1977.
  • William C. Davis. The Lost Cause: Myths and Realities of the Confederacy. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
  • Thomas A. Desjardin. Those Honored Dead: How the Story of Gettysburg Shaped American Memory. New York: Da Capo, 2003.
  • Gaines M. Foster. Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South. New York: Oxford, 1987.
  • Gary W. Gallagher. Lee and His Army in Confederate History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
  • Tony Horowitz. Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War. New York: Pantheon, 1998.
  • Alan T. Nolan. Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
  • Wiley Sword. Southern Invincibility: A History of the Confederate Heart. New York: St. Martin's, 1999.
THE ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN AND RECONSTRUCTION:
  • James Alex Baggett. The Scalawags: Southern Dissenters in the Civil War and Reconstruction. Baton Rouge: LSU, 2002.
  • Michael Les Benedict. The Impeachment and Trial Andrew Johnson. New York: Norton, 1973.
  • Jim Bishop. The Day Lincoln Was Shot.
  • Claude Bowers. The Tragic Era. New York: Literary Guild, 1929.
  • Richard N. Current. Those Terrible Carpetbaggers: A Reinterpretation. New York: Oxford, 1988.
  • LaWanda Cox and John H. Cox. Politics, Principles, and Prejudice 1865-1866: Dilemma of Reconstruction America. New York: Atheneum, 1963.
  • William A. Dunning. Reconstruction: Political and Economic,1865-77. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.
  • W. McKee Evans. Ballots and Fence Rails: Reconstruction on the Lower Cape Fear. New York: Norton, 1966.
  • Eric Foner. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.
  • . A Short History of Reconstruction. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.
  • Gaines M. Foster. Ghosts of The Confederacy: Defeat, The Lost Cause, and The Emergence of the New South. New York: Oxford,1987.
  • John Hope Franklin. Reconstruction After The Civil War. Chicago:University of Chicago, 1961.
  • James W. Garner. Reconstruction In Mississippi.
  • William Hanchett. The Lincoln Murder Conspiracies. Champaign: Illinois, 1983.
  • Burton J. Hendrick. Statesmen of The Lost Cause: Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet. New York: Literary Guild, 1939.
  • Stanely P. Hirshon. Farwell To The Bloody Shirt: Northern  Republicans and the Southern Negro. Chicago: Quadrangle,1962.
  • Peggy Lamson. The Glorious Failure: Black Congressman Robert  Brown Elliot and The Reconstruction in South Carolina. New York: Norton, 1973.
  • Margaret Leech. Reville In Washington. New York: Time, 1941.
  • Elizabeth D. Leonard. Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War. New York: W. W. Norton, 2004.
  • William S. McFeely. Yankee Stepfather: General O.O. Howard and the Freedmen. New York: Norton, 1981.
  • Eric L. McKitrick. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1960.
  • Mark Neely and Gerald McMurtry. The Insanity File: The Case of Mary Todd Lincoln. Carbondale: Southern Illinois, 1986.
  • Whitelaw Reid. After the War: A Tour of the Southern States, 1865-1866. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
  • Willie Lee Rose. Rehearsal For Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964.
  • Gene Smith. High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson. New York: Doubleday, 1978.
  • Kenneth Stampp. The Era of Reconstruction. New York: Vintage, 1965.
  • Daniel E. Sutherland. The Confederate Carpetbaggers. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1988.
  • William A. Tidwell. Come Retribution: The Confederate Secret Service and the Assassination of Lincoln. Jackson: Mississippi, 1985.
  • Hans L. Trefousse. Andrew Johnson: A Biography. New York: Norton,1989.
  • Justin G. Turner and Linda Levitt Turner. Mary Todd Lincoln: Her Life and Letters. New York: Fromm, 1987.
  • Johnathan M. Wiener. Social Origins of The New South: Alabama, 1860-1885. Baton Rouge: LSU, 1978.
  • Veron Lane Wharton. The Negro In Mississippi, 1865-1890.
  • C. Vann Woodward. Reunion & Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the Era of Reconstrucion. New York: Little, Brown, 1951.
NOVELS AND MOVIES:
  • Kevin Baker. Paradise Alley. New York: HarperCollins, 2002.
  • Winston Churchill. The Crisis. New York: Macmillan, 1901.
  • Stephen Crane. Red Badge of Courage.
  • ____. "The Little Regiment" and Other Civil War Stories. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1997.
  • Thomas Fleming. When This Cruel War is Over. New York: Forge, 2001.
  • Shelby Foote. Shiloh. New York: Random House, 1951, 1980, 1991.
  • Allan Guganus. The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All.
  • MacKinlay Kantor. Andersonsville.
  • Margaret Mitchell. Gone With The Wind.
  • Darden Asbury Pyron. Recasting: Gone With The Wind In American Culture. Miami: Florida International Press, 1983.
  • William Safire. Freedom. New York: Doubleday, 1983.
  • Jeff Shaara. Gods and Generals. New York: Ballantine, 1996.
  • ____. Last Full Measure. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
  • ____. Gone for Soldiers. New York: Ballantine Books, 2000.
  • Michael Shaara. Killer Angels. New York: McKay, 1974.
  • Richard Slotkin. The Crater. New York: Atheneum, 1980.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin Or, Life Among The Lowly. New York: Penguin, 1981.
  • Peter G. Tsouras. Gettysburg: An Alternative History. London: Greenhill Books, 1997.
  • Tom Wicker. Unto This Hour.