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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, 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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

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1 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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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

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

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

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

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, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a pathbreaking history of the Civil War centered on a regiment of immigrants and their brutal experience of the conflict. Brian Matthew Jordan's Marching Home, a "powerful exploration" (Washington Post) of the fates of Union veterans, vaulted him into the first rank of Civil War historians. Now, in A Thousand May Fall, Jordan sends us trundling along dusty roads...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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

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

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

Lizzio, Kenneth P.

Summary: "An abolitionist and a spy, father and son, in the forgotten Western theater of the Civil War. The abolitionist legacies of Orville Brown and his son, Spencer, live on in this historic and daring 19th-century account. Journeying apart from each other, butwith similar passion, Orville and Spencer's stories span virtually every major abolitionist event: from the battles of Bleeding Kansas and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LIZ

Matteson, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Matteson illuminates three harrowing months of the Civil War and their ineradicable legacy for America. In December 1862, the Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and threatened to break apart Abraham Lincoln's government. Five extraordinary individuals experienced Fredericksburg's cataclysmic repercussions - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Walt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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

Jarrow, Gail

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "...explores the science and grisly history of U.S. Civil War medicine, using actual medical cases and first-person accounts by soldiers, doctors, and nurses."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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Shaw, Robert Gould

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.781 SHA

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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Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Read about the famous Civil War battle between two armored ships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.75 BUR

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Sceurman, Mark

Summary: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SCE

Blackman, Ann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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

Sheridan, Philip Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHERIDAN, PHILIP HENRY SHE

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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