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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

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

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

Bennitt, John.

Summary: "In 1862 at the age of thirty-two, physician John Bennitt of Centerville, Michigan, joined the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment as an assistant surgeon and remained in military service until the end of the war. During this time, Bennitt wrote more than two hundred letters home to his wife and daughters. In them he shared his careful and detailed observations of army life, including dramatic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.775 BEN

Genco, James G. (James Gordon)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R. Russell-Books 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.774 GEN

Wargin, Kathy-jo.

Summary: Colorfully illustrated story of an eagle that inspired a Wisconsin infantry unit in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7 Wargin

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7475 WAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WAR

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Summary: "Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the beloved mascot of the Pennsylvania 102nd, who was so prized by his regiment for his skills in battle that he was twice exchanged for a Confederate prisoner of war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Ventures 2012

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Summary: Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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

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

Gooding, James Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7415 GOO

Haley, John West

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Down East Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7441 HAL

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

Stevens, Thomas N. (Thomas Nichols)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 973.7475 STE

Shaw, Robert Gould

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1992

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Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

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

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.1 CHA

Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 KIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 Kilmeade 2015

Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North...

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 973.4 KIL

Summary: The vote that made Jefferson President: February 17th, 1801. The House is deadlocked on a vote to decide the 3rd President of the United States because of the vagueness of the Constitution and the role of the electoral college. The Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, refuse to vote in favor of Thomas Jefferson who received a majority of the vote. Instead they will vote for Federalist Aaron...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2000

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

Bertera, Martin N.

Summary: From the Publisher: This fascinating narrative tells the story of a remarkable regiment at the center of Civil War history. The real-life adventure emerges from accounts of scores of soldiers who served in the 4th Michigan Infantry, gleaned from their diaries, letters, and memoirs; the reports of their officers and commanders; the stories by journalists who covered them; and the recollections...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7474 BER

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 973.74 Berters 2010

Watson, William Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Conference 1961

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 280.4 Watson Vol. 2

Wilterdink, John Anthony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n. 1982

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

Rhodes, Elisha Hunt

Summary: The Civil war diaries and letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes. All For the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7445 RHO

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