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Summary: In this Civil War tale, a cattle-driver sells his herd to the Yankees, then is kidnapped by a rebel who wants him to steal cattle for the South. Includes original theatrical trailer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN ALV

Summary: At the end of the Civil War, Union Cavalry officer John Henry Thomas (John Wayne) and former Confederate Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson) lead their men into Mexico to begin a new life. Caught between Mexican rebels and the Emperor's forces, they find themselves fighting side by side and must forge an uneasy friendship in order to survive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: "Between 2011 and 2015, the Opinion section of The New York Times published Disunion, a series marking the long string of anniversaries around the Civil War, the most destructive, and most defining, conflict in American history. The works were startling in their range and direction, some taking on major topics, like the Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Fredericksburg, while others tackled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 NEW

Foner, Eric

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time. The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and the subsequent adoption of three constitutional amendments to establish that ideal as American law. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 FON

Ireland, Justina

Summary: "Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -- derailing the War between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Negro and Native Reeducation Act require certain children attend combat schools to learn to put down the dead. But there are also...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC IRE

Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: Examines the fate of Union veterans who won the American Civil War, but could not bear the resulting peace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 JOR

Casamer, Douglas M.

Summary: The Michigan 22nd Infantry regiment was instrumental in making the outcome of the Civil War a Union victory. Included is a study of the 1,610 men who fought in this regiment. Fought in and around the following battles; Chickamauga; Lookout Mountain; Chattanooga; Lost Mountain; Kennesaw Mountain; Chattahoochee River; Peach Tree Creek; Jonesboro; Atlanta. Formed at Pontiac, Michigan and mustered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casamer Publishing 2006

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R GEN 973.7474 CAS

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: "It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: A spectacular robbery of a Union pay train by Confederate guerillas leads to the train's colonel befriending the leaders of the robbery when the war ends. Together, they seek the Union traitors responsible for a string of Confederate train robberies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rio 2005

Contents: Drums of war (:08) -- Oliver Wendell Holmes (quote) (:29) -- Ashokan farewell (4:02)-- Battle cry of freedom (1:40) -- We are climbing Jacob's ladder (4:22) -- Dixie ; Bonnie blue flag (1:55) -- Cheer boys cheer (1:09) -- Angel band -- Johnny has gone for a soldier (:51) -- Lorena (1:10) -- Parade (3:28) -- Hail Columbia (2:18) -- Dixie (2:03) -- Kingdom coming (1:00) -- Battle hymn of the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Elektra Nonesuch 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM CIV

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Summary: In the spring of 1864, a desperate young farmers wife enlists in the Confederate Army posing as a man. She must battle the Union Army, the men of her unit and her own identity in the quest to find her missing husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Christian 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIN

Summary: 1864: As war ravages the nation, on the outskirts of the Civil War, it is business as usual for slave-owners and traders. Will is a fatherless thirteen-year-old boy who survives by working with a white bounty hunter gang. They send him to earn the trust of runaway slaves in order to lure them back to the south. On a dangerous mission into the free north to find Nate, a fugitive freedman, things...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RET

Summary: The documentary mini-series traces the causes, courses, major events and personalities of the American Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ULT

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: Eisenhower offers a surprising portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general whose path of destruction cut the Confederacy in two, broke the will of the Southern population, and earned him a place in history as "the first modern general." Yet behind his reputation as a fierce warrior was a sympathetic man of complex character.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM T EIS

Summary: At the end of the Civil War, a small band of Confederate soldiers ambush a Union gold shipment. To their horror, they learn from a dying soldier that the war between the North and the South has been over for a month. Now facing certain criminal prosecution for acts committed while they thought the war was on, the troop seeks refuge in a stagecoach waystation. A feisty ex-Union army nurse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hangman's 2010

Summary: Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MER

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Me

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mercy 2016

Summary: A collection of Tom Selleck's greatest westerns including: Monte Walsh, Last Stand at Saber River and Crossfire Trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TNT Originals 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD T

Doyle, Don Harrison

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Summary: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation. Lincoln realized that the Civil War had taken on a wider significance-that all of Europe and Latin America was watching to see whether the United States, a beleaguered model of democracy, would indeed 'perish from the earth.' In The Cause of All Nations, distinguished...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 DOY

Sceurman, Mark

Summary: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SCE

Shaara, Jeff

Summary: The Civil War did not end quietly. It climaxed in a storm of fury that lay waste to everything in its path. The Fateful Lightning brings to life those final brutal, bloody months of fighting with you-are-there immediacy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SHA

Walter, Jon

Summary: Samuel and his younger brother, Joshua, are free black boys living in an orphanage during the Civil War, but when Samuel takes the blame for his brother's prank, he is sent South, given a new name, and sold into slavery--and somehow he must survive both captivity and the war, to find his way back to his brother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WAL

Stahr, Walter

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Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Dempsey, Jack

Summary: America's single bloodiest day was at the Battle of Antietam, and Michigan played a prominent role. Discover the state's connections to the Lost Order, one of the Civil War's greatest mysteries. Explore George A. Custer's role as a staff officer in combat. Mourn the extraordinary losses Michiganders suffered, including one regiment losing nearly half its strength at the epicenter of the battle....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 DEM

Summary: Loyalties will be bought and sold as Detective Kevin Corcoran struggles to tame a lawless New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COP