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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Thompson, Ben

Summary: An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC THO

Schweitzer, George Keene

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Schweitzer 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 016.9737 SCH

Frank, Lisa Tendrich (EDT)

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABC-CLIO 2008

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

Summary: " ... [Draws from] letters, diary entries, speeches, articles, messages and poems to provide an incomparable literary portrait of a nation at war with itself, while illuminating the military and political events that brought the Union to final victory and slavery and secession to their ultimate destruction ..."--Dust jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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.

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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

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."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 TIM VOL 28

Summary: "...Drawn from letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs, 'The Civil War: The First Year' brings together over 120 pieces by more than sixty participants to create a unique firsthand narrative of this great historical crisis..."--Dust jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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

Clinton, Catherine

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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Goldfield, David R.

Summary: In this spellbinding new history, David Goldfield offers the first major new interpretation of the Civil War era since James M. McPherson's "Battle Cry of Freedom." Where past scholars have limned the war as a triumph of freedom, Goldfield sees it as America's greatest failure: the result of a breakdown caused by the infusion of evangelical religion into the public sphere. As the Second Great...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 GOL

Cumming, Kate

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Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.776 CUM

Dollarhide, William.

Summary: Most genealogical records during the decade of the Civil War are related to the soldiers and regiments of the Union and Confederate military. However, there are numerous records relating to the entire population as well. Dollarhide identifies the places to look, and documents to be found, for ancestors during the decade 1861-1869, as well as post-war veterans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Family Roots Pub. Co. 2009

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.1 DOL

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

McPherson, James M.

Summary: Recounts the naval campaigns of the Civil War, discussing the daring and innovation of the Confederate navy in sinking Union ships, and the Union navy's blockade of the Confederate coast and victories in some of the war's most strategic battles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2012

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

Sutherland, Jonathan

Summary: The North and South sections of the United States developed along very different lines. The South s economy remained predominantly agricultural, while the North s evolved as a powerhouse of industry. Over time, different social cultures, attitudes, economics, and politics developed, resulting in simmering tensions. However, the final catalyst for conflict, ultimately leading to war, was over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SUT

Cromie, Alice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rutledge Hill Press 1990

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

Monson, Marianne

Summary: North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant-- the women in these micro biographies were wives, mothers, sisters and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy. Monson brings to light the incredible stories of women from the Civil War that remain relevant to our nation today. -- Adapted from jacket

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2018

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

Contents: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies--A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion--Frederick H. Dyer--Regimental Losses in the American Civil War (1861-1865)--William F. Fox--A User's Guide to the Official Records of the American Civil War--Alan and Barbara Aimone--Military Operations of the Civil War: A Guide Index to the Official...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guild Press of Indiana 1996

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 973.7 CIV

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson)

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 1990

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7 DEA

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Casamer Publishing 2006

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

Buhk, Tobin T.

Summary: Shows how the American Civil War created new opportunities for crime from revenge against personal enemies, counterfeiting, plunder, and abuse to massacre, and discusses the draft riot in Detroit, the Fort pillow Massacre, the rebel plot to burn New York City, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.711 BUH