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Foreman, Amanda

Summary: Presents a history of the role of British citizens in the American Civil War that offers insight into the interdependencies of both nations and how the Union worked to block diplomatic relations between England and the Confederacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Foreman 2010

Foreman, Amanda

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Summary: In the Civil War, both the North and the South demanded Britain's support. A World on Fire portrays the complex web of relationships between the two countries through the lives of a selected group of participants who shared one thing in common. They all wrote about their experiences in diaries and letters that survive to this day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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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

Hahn, Steven

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian's provocative reinterpretation of the eight decades surrounding the Civil War (and leading into the twentieth century); the next volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner. In this ambitious story of American imperial conquest and capitalist development, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Steven Hahn takes on the conventional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 HAH

Doyle, Don Harrison

Summary: An account of the international dimensions of America's defining conflict frames the Civil War as a pivotal moment in a global struggle that would decide the survival of democracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2014

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

Stahr, Walter.

Summary: A profile of the leader of Lincoln's "team of rivals" examines his considerable political roles, including governor of New York, Secretary of State, and Lincoln's closest advisor during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEWARD, WILLIAM HENRY STA

Peraino, Kevin

Summary: A study of the sixteenth president's evolution as a foreign policy leader explores his role in America's rise to a world power, analyzing six distinct episodes that defined his foreign policy stance and enabled him to maintain a careful balance during the war years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM PER

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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

Hyde, Thomas W. (Thomas Worcester)

Summary: "Thomas W. Hyde, a native of Maine who rose rapidly through the Union ranks and eventually received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Antietam, published his portrait of the Army of the Potomac in 1894. Following the Greek Cross tells the story of an illustrious army unit and offers rare glimpses into the Northern perspective on the war. One of the most cited - and most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2005

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

Howe, Daniel Walker.

Summary: As part of the Oxford History of the United States series, this volume is a portrait of an era that saw dramatic transformations in American life. The author illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War, an era when the United States expanded to the Pacific and won control over the richest part of the North American continent. This narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 Howe,

Egerton, Douglas R

Summary: Almost immediately after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, abolitionists began to call for the raising of black regiments. The South and most of the North responded with outrage. Southerners vowed to enslave black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the courage to fight. Yet Boston's Brahmins, always eager for a moral crusade,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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

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

Hamilton, Richard L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R. L. Hamilton 2010

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 ABB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Klingaman, William K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM HOL

DeAngelis, Gina.

Summary: Explains the events leading up to the formation of the Massachusetts 54th, a regiment of free blacks, and its participation in the Civil War. Sidebars include quotations from leaders of the time and facts about African American soldiers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7 DEA