Civil War Resources

If you’ve enjoyed The Fugitive’s Son and would like to learn more about the role of Canada in the Underground Railroad, the lives of fugitive slaves, and the American Civil War, here is a list of books I read in researching Letters that you might find interesting:

Bibliography

Printed Materials:

Books:

A Regiment of Slaves: The 4th United States Colored Infantry, 1863-1866
Edward G. Longacre
© 2003
ISBN 0-8117-0012-7
Stackpole Books
5067 Ritter Road,
Mechanicsville, PA, 17055

Army Life In A Black Regiment
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
© 1869
W.W. Norton and Company, NY, NY
279 pp

Benjamin Franklin Butler: The Damndest Yankee
Dick Nolan
© 1991
Presidio Press
ISBN 0-89141-393-6
358 pp

Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won The Civil War
Charles Bracelen Flood
©  2006
Harper Perennial c/o Harper Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-06-114871-2

The Narratives of Fugitive Slaves
Edited by: Benjamin Drew
Original Copyright: 1856 John P. Jewett & Co.
2000 Edition: Prospero Books (Canada)
387 pp

Lincoln: A Foreigner’s Quest
Jan Morris
© Jan Morris 2000
De Capo Press, 2001, NY, NY
201 pp

Captain James Wren’s Civil War Diary: From New Bern to Fredericksburg
Edited by John Michael Priest
© berkley Books, NY, NY 1991
ISBN: 0-425-13034-7

I Came As A Stranger: The Underground Railroad
Bryan Prince
© 2004
Tundra Books
ISBN: 0-88776-667-6
160 pp

Personal Recollections of President Lincoln, General Ulysses S. Grant, and General William T. Sherman
By: Major-General Grenville M. Dodge
©2005  (Original Copyright 1914)
University of the Pacific Press
Honolulu, Hawaii
ISBN: 1-4102-2369-8
237 pp.

The Black Civil War Soldiers of Illinois
By:  Edward A. Miller
University of South Carolina Press
©1998
ISBN 1570031991, 9781570031991
267 pp
http://books.google.com/books?id=nch6p-M2qwkC&dq=U.S.+Army+Civil+War+Recruitment+and+Training&printsec=frontcover&source=in&hl=en&ei=5FfKSY7_LZmMsQPdj8D8Bw&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=12&ct=result#PPA16,M1

Angels And Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life
Adam Gopnik
©2009
ALFRED KNOPF
NY, NY
ISBN-13:978-0-307-27078-8
211 PP

Home Letters of General Sherman
Edited by: M.A. DeWolfe Howe
© 1909 Charles Scribner’s Sons
Kessinger Publishing Rare Print Editions 2009
ISBN 1-419-0641-3
402 pp

1864: Lincoln At The Gates of History
Charles Bracelin Flood
© 2009
Simon and Shuster Inc.,
New York, NY
ISBN 978-1-4165-5229-1 (pbk)
521 pp

Sherman’s March
Burke Davis
© 1980
Vintage Civil War Library
Originally published by Random House.
ISBN 0-394-75763-7 (pbk)

Southern Storm: Sherman’s March To The Sea
Noah Andre Trudeau
©2008
Harper Perennial
NY, NY
ISBN 978-0-06-059868-6 (PBK)

A Voice of Thunder: The Civil War Letters of George E. Stephens
Donald Yacavone, ed.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997
ISBN 978-0-252-02245-6.

Lincoln In The Times: The Life Of Abraham Lincoln As Originally Reported In The New York Times
David Herbert Donald & Harold Holzer – Editors
© 2005 The New York Times Co./St. Martin’s Press
New York, NY

Periodicals:

Lincoln’s Genius: Special Collector’s Edition
H.W. Brands
© 2009
Weider History Group Inc.,
Leesburg, Virginia

Pamphlets and Brochures:

A Voice From Harper’s Ferry
Osborne P. Anderson
1859 – Printed Privately
Boston, MA
55pp
From the Internet: http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/theses/Attfield/HTML/voice.html

Electronic Media:

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library/Museum                                     www.alplm.org.
Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography            www.members.aol.com/RVSNorton/Lincoln16
The Day Miss Todd Became Mrs. Lincoln            www.home.att.net/~rjnorton/Lincoln49

Mary Todd Lincoln (Wikipedia) www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Todd_Lincoln

Whitehouse Bio of M.T. Lincoln www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ml16

Black History Canada                                                www.blackhistorycanada.ca/timeline

Provincial Archives of Ontario            www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/interloan/freeman

Kent County History                                                www.rootsweb.com/~onkent/newspapers

The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman
by W. T. Sherman © 1875 (Electronic copy)
www.fullbooks.com/The-Memoirs-of-General-W- T-Sherman-v1

Gen. W.T. Sherman (Wikipedia) www.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Tecumseh_Sherman

Samuel L. Clemens                        www.etext.virginia.edu/railton/projects/price/atwain

Historic Calendar            www.timeanddate.com

Buxton National Historic Site Website            www.buxtonmuseum.com/History/black1

National Institute of Mental Health/Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-\stress-disorder-ptsd/index

Robert Todd Lincoln            www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Todd_Lincoln

Account of Edwin Booth Saving Robert Todd Lincoln’s Life in 1863  members.aol.com/RVSNorton1/Lincoln59.html

A Modern View Of The Lincolns’ Marital Relationships marriage.about.com/od/presidentialmarriages/a/abelincoln

Bio of Elizabeth Keckley  www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASkeckley.htm

Gen. Joseph E. Johnston   www. wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_E._Johnston

John Brown Letters   www.familytales.org/results

Meeting Brown and Delany           www.libraries.wvu.edu/delany/jbrown.htm

Civil War At Charleston     www.awod.com/cwchas

Langdon’s Version of Buxton Settlement     http://dinsdoc.com/landon-1.htm

Abbott Entry Dictionary Of Canadian Biography www.biographi.ca

The Evolution of Education In Ontario  www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/exhibits/education/.htm

Dr. Martin Delany  www.libraries.wvu.edu/delany/africa.htm

Imperial Tobacco History of Tobacco in Canada       www.imperialtobaccocanada.com

Niagara Rail      www.niagararails.com

Contentment Farm  (Period clothing)   www.contentmentfarm.com/online_store/Victorian

Virginia Military Institute Archives     www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=4919

Yale Avalon Project         www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/treatise/john_brown/john_brown

Yale University Library   www.yale.edu/collections_collaborative/primarysources

PBS    www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/sherman

Black Civil War History    www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USACWcolored

History of the 54th Mass. Regiment   www.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=54th_Massachusetts_Volunteer_Infantry

Robert Small and “The Planter”   www.civilwarinteractive.com/ArticleRobertSmall

Robert Small                      www.mac110.assumption.edu/aas/Reports/williamwellsbrown

Toronto Metropolitan Library Ask A Librarian  www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/ask_adu_mailhandler.jsp

Walt Whitman’s Canadian Diary  www.archive.org/stream/waltwhitmansdiar00whituoft/waltwhitmansdiar00whituoft_djvu.txt

Richard M. Bucke      wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Maurice_Bucke

University of Western Ontario Archives www.lib.uwo.ca/archives/virtualexhibits/londonasylum

U.S. National Archives                                                                                          www.archives.gov

Soldier’s heart or Da Costa Syndrome      www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Da_Costa%27s_syndrome

The Gentleman’s Emporium    www.gentlemansemporium.com/victorian-clothing-guide.php

Handguns of the Civil War     www.civilwarhandguns.com/colt
By Kerry Barlow

Spencer Repeating Rifle             www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_repeating_rifle

Henry Repeating Rifle                        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_rifl

A Cyclopedia of Canadian Biography
Editor: George Maclean Rose
Originally published by: Rose Publishing Co.
Toronto 1886                                        http://books.google.ca/books?pg=PA646

Laura Matilda Towne
By Danielle Senneker http://learningtogive.org/papers/paper275.html

The Complete Letters Of Mark Twain      www.fullbooks.com/The-Letters-Of-Mark-Twain-Complete6.html
Aug. 25, 1877

The Death of Gen. McPherson    www.murfreesboropost.com/news.php?viewStory=6596
By CSA Capt. Richard Beard/Murfeesboro Post

Films and Television Programs:

The Civil War: By Ken Burns
© 1990
A Multi-part Television Series Originally Aired on PBS