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LeBoutillier, Linda

Summary: "The U.S. Civil War was a war that changed the face, body, and heart of the United States forever. Secrets of the U.S. Civil War reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 LEB

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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

Stahr, Walter

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 ABB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

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

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

Holzer, Harold.

Summary: Lincoln believed that ‘with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.’ Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln’s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM HOL

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: "Explores various perspectives on espionage in the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 BUR

Doeden, Matt.

Summary: "Describes the people and events of the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a Union soldier at Gettysburg, a civilian during the siege of Vicksburg, or a Confederate soldier at Chancellorsville"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU BASKET

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

Monson, Marianne

Summary: North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant-- the women in these micro biographies were wives, mothers, sisters and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy. Monson brings to light the incredible stories of women from the Civil War that remain relevant to our nation today. -- Adapted from jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2018

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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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Fickling Books/Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

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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Cooke, Tim

Summary: "Approaches the topic of the Civil War from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 COO

Bynum, Victoria E.

Summary: Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, and aided by women, slaves, and children who spied on the Confederacy and provided food and shelter, they set up headquarters in the swamps of the Leaf River. There,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 BYN

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

Perkins-Valdez, Dolen

Summary: "Set during the [era after the Civil War] and exploring the next chapter of history--the end of slavery--this ... story of love and healing is about three people who struggle to overcome the pain of the past and define their own future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PER

Higginbotham, Susan.

Summary: "A widow who runs a small boardinghouse on H Street, Mary Surratt isn't half as committed to the cause [of the Civil War] as her son, Johnny. If he's not delivering messages or escorting veiled spies, he's [inviting] home men like John Wilkes Booth, the actor who is even more charming in person than he is on the stage. But when President Lincoln is killed, the question of what Mary knew becomes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P HIG

Wert, Jeffry D.

Summary: "Before the Civil War, America had undergone a technological revolution that made large-scale industry possible, yet, except for the expanding reach of railroads and telegraph lines, the country remained largely rural, with only pockets of small manufacturing. Then the war came and woke the sleeping giant. The Civil War created a wave of unprecedented industrial growth and development,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 WER

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

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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Doeden, Matt

Summary: "This book explores various perspectives surrounding the Battle of Antietam in the Civil War. Readers are immersed in the action as their choices guide the narrative."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC DOE

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DOE

Summary: Presents the complete life story of Jefferson Davis in three informative and entertaining episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JEF