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Jakes, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A novel of two families during twenty turbulent, troubled years that culminate in the shattering Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAK

McCaig, Donald.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2007

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

Morgan, Robert

Summary: Fleeing the South Carolina plantation where he has spent his entire life, eighteen-year-old slave Jonah Williams uses the stars to escape to the North and is pursued by both slave hunters and a free-spirited fellow slave who believes Jonah can help her secure her own freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Morgan, Robert

Summary: On a moonless night in the spring of 1851, a young slave makes a bid for freedom with only the North Star to guide him in a stunning new work of historical fiction from bestselling novelist and historian Robert Morgan. In Chasing the North Star, Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of a runaway slave named Jonah Williams, who, on his eighteenth birthday, flees the South Carolina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morgan 2016

Dailey, Janet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler, c1994. 1995

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAI

McCaig, Donald.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

McCaig, Donald.

Summary: The life and times of the enigmatic Rhett Butler unfold. Meet Rhett as a boy, a free spirit who loved the marshes and tidewaters of the Low Country, and learn of the ruthlessness of his father, whose desire for control resulted in unspeakable tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: A novel on 1855 Bloody Kansas, an armed clash between slaveholders and abolitionists, often referred to as a prologue to the Civil War. The heroine is Lidie Newton, the wife of a slain abolitionist. Dressed as a boy, she embarks on a mission of revenge against his killer. By the author of Moo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Wilson, Diane L.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Colton, son of a black mother and a white father, takes a job with the Pony Express in 1860 after his father abandons the family on their California-bound wagon train, and risks his life to deliver an important letter that may affect the growing conflict between the North and South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Shepard, Ray Anthony

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

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

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

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

Klimo, Kate

Summary: A stray dog's moving tale about life with Abraham Lincolnour sixteenth American president and a true animal lover!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

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

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

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

Shaara, Jeff

Summary: This concluding novel of Shaara's epic Civil War tetralogy tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through William Tecumseh Sherman's eyes, we gain insight into the mind of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP Fiction Shaara 2015

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: Cannon fire! That's what Jack and Annie hear when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the time of the American Civil War. There they meet a famous nurse named Clara Barton and do their best to help wounded soldiers. It is their hardest journey in time yet--and the one that will make the most difference to their own lives!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.55 JOH

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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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

Waugh, John C.

Summary: How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal? John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAU