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Stahr, Walter

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R GEN 973.7474 CAS

Macartney, Clarence Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBride 1953

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 MACA

Blackman, Ann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENHOW, ROSE GRE

Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)

Summary: Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 PER

White, Ronald C. (Ronald Cedric)

Summary: A "biography of one of America's greatest generals-- and most misunderstood presidents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANT, ULYSSES S. WHI

Ferguson, Chris

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Ferguson 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Abbott, Karen

1 hold on 2 copies

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Documents the experiences, influence, and contributions of the women of Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women during this momentous period of American history. With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Frank, Lisa Tendrich (EDT)

Summary: Covers the role of women in the Civil War, from battlefield to home front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC-CLIO 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.7082 WOM V1
Call number: R 973.7082 WOM V2

Overmyer, Leonard G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overmyer Historicals 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 977.4635 OVE
Call number: NEL 977.4635 OVE

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told throughthe improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEAGHER, THOMAS FRANCIS EGA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MEAGHER EGA

Berkin, Carol.

Summary: In the life stories of three "accidental heroes"--women whose marriages provided them with position and perspective they would not otherwise have had--one of the nation's premier historians offers a unique understanding of the tumultuous social and political landscape of their time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7082 BER

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 WER

Marszalek, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 MAR

Lehrman, Lewis E.

Contents: Men of character: quintessential leaders with different personalities -- The unlikely emergence of Lincoln and Churchill -- The rhetoric of leadership -- Anglo-American relations -- Virtues of great war leaders -- Managing ministers & legislators -- Finding and managing generals -- Army leadership -- 1862/1942 -- 1863/1943 -- 1864/1944 -- 1865/1945 -- Reelection and reconstruction -- Managing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 LEH

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM T EIS

Davis, William C.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Profiles the lives of these two great Civil War commanders who came from vastly different backgrounds, exploring their personalities, their characters, their ethical and moral compasses, and their political and military worlds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McPherson, James M.

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy shows how Davis shaped and articulated the principal policy of the Confederacy with clarity and force and, like no other chief executive in American history, exercised a tenacious hands-on influence in the shaping of military strategy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAVIS, JEFFERSON MCP

Hardin, David

Contents: The daughter of the confederacy : Winnie Davis -- The conqueror's son : Tom Sherman -- The general's last battle : Ulysses S. Grant -- The diarist : Mary Boykin Chesnut -- The crippled knight : John Bell Hood -- That devil Forrest : Nathan Bedford Forrest -- The mad woman : Mary Todd Lincoln -- The good hater : Joseph E. Johnston -- The legend : Robert E. Lee -- The turncoat : George H. Thomas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ivan R. Dee 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 Hardin 2010

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutledge Hill Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Publications 1983

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

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: From respected historian John S. D. Eisenhower comes 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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM T EIS

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