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Summary: A documentary film that focuses on the Confederate Battle flag and its impact on the people, politics, and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond. Through firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage, Downing of a Flag traces the symbol's controversial relationship with the Palmetto State, exploring its true meaning and how an unspeakable tragedy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 CLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 970.1 Cleland 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

Summary: Lists and gives prices for stamps from the United States, its territories and possessions, the Confederacy, and the United Nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scott Publishing Co., a division of Amos Press, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 769.56 SCO

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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Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

Stonehouse, Frederick.

Contents: War objectives : North and South -- Political environment -- Navigation -- An industrial war -- Confederate Canadian team and mission -- Plots and more plots -- End game -- Courtenay Torpedo -- The shadow war : Union and Confederate secret operators -- The Lady Elgin, a precursor of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios 2011

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

Walsh, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7455 WAL

Glatthaar, Joseph T.

Summary: General Robert E. Lee's army was a surprise to almost everyone: With daring early victories and an invasion into the North, they nearly managed to convince the North to give up the fight. Astonishingly, after 150 years of scholarship, there are still some major surprises about the Army of Northern Virginia. Historian Joseph T. Glatthaar draws on sources assembled over two decades--from letters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.742 GLA

Pember, Phoebe Yates

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.782 PEM

Halls, Kelly Milner

Summary: "Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living through the Civil War? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2015

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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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J973.75 HAL

Levine, Bruce C.

Summary: Levine presents a gripping chronicle of the cultural and economic upheaval the South experienced during and after the Civil War. Drawing upon a treasure trove of diaries, letters, newspaper articles, and government documents, Levine offers a unique perspective on the old South's demise through the voices of those who lived through the conflict.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.713 LEV

Fox, Stephen R.

Summary: Follows the distinguished military career of Confederate sea captain Raphael Semmes, commander of the CSS Alabama, following his wartime exploits as he became a cornerstone of the Confederate Navy, until the Alabama was sunk at Cherbourg, France, in 1864.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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

Davis, William C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.713 DAV

Summary: Two families, the Hazards and the Mains, are geographically and ideologically separated by the U.S. Civil War. The hatred, prejudice, and greed that tear at the fabric of a nation also threaten to destroy the threads that have woven the lives of these two families together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NOR

Alexander, Bevin.

Summary: Conventional wisdom holds that the South's defeat was inevitable. Yet military historian Alexander's new look at the Civil War documents how a Confederate victory could have come about--and how close it came to happening. Moving beyond theoretical conjectures to explore actual plans that Confederate generals proposed and the tactics ultimately adopted in the war's key battles, he shows why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.713 ALE

Pevar, Stephen L.

Summary: "Federal Indian Law encompasses nearly 400 Indian treaties, hundreds of federal statutes, and thousands of court decisions. When the first edition of The Rights of Indians and Tribes was published in 1983, it firmly established itself as the only book explaining Federal Indian Law in a clear and easy-to-understand way for students and practitioners of Indian law, tribal advocates, government...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 PEV

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1864 twelve-year-old former slave Charlotte is lucky enough to live on a plantation near Richmond, Virginia, owned by a Miss Van Lew, who hates slavery, and when Charlotte overhears a conversation she realizes that her mistress is gathering information and passing it on to the Union army; Charlotte is eager to help, (especially since her own cousin, Mary, is involved) but her enthusiasm may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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

Keeler, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Native young people and elders pray in sweat lodges at the Océti Sakówin camp, the North Dakota landscape outside blanketed in snow. In Oregon, white men and women in army surplus and western gear, some draped in the American flag, gather in the buildings of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The world witnessed two standoffs in 2016: the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against an oil pipeline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Torrey House Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 KEE

Gillman, Melanie

Summary: The New Mexico Territory, 1861. Young Grace, a trans runaway, has headed west, fleeing her Georgia home--and conscription into the Confederate Army. But her coach ride to California makes an unplanned stop when notorious outlaw the Ghost Hawk swoops in, shaking down its passengers and stealing away with Grace. The Ghost Hawk--Flor, to her friends--means to hold Grace for ransom. But when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

Ferguson, Chris

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Ferguson 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.5 FER

Cumming, Kate

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1998

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