Biographies

Books:

  • Bailey, George W., 1841-1905. The Civil War diary and biography of George W. Bailey : born March 31, 1841, died February 20, 1905 : served in Company F, Third Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry, June 10, 1861-April 14, 1865 / [compiled by Gerald R. Post]. Colleyville, Tex. : G.R. Post, c1990. Includes bibliographical references.
  • Beatty, John, 1828-1914. The citizen-soldier, or, Memoirs of a volunteer / by John Beatty. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1983.
  • Bozich, Stanley J. Michigan's own : the Medal of Honor, Civil War to Vietnam War / compiled and written by Stanley J. Bozich. Frankenmuth, Mich. : Polar Bear Pub. Co., 1987. Includes bibliography and index.
  • Bradshaw, Wesley, 1837-1927. The volunteers' roll of honor : a collection of the noble and praiseworthy deeds performed in the cause of the Union by the heroes of the Army and Navy of the United States. Philadelphia : Barclay, 1864.
  • Brignano, Russell C. (Russell Carl), 1935- Black Americans in autobiography : an annotated bibliography of autobiographies and autobiographical books written since the Civil War / Russell C. Brignano. Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1984. Includes indexes.
  • Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893. Men of our day ; or, Biographical sketches of patriots, orators, statesmen, generals, reformers, financiers and merchants, now on the stage of action ... By L. P. Brockett. Philadelphia Springfield, Mass. [etc.] Ziegler & McCurdy [1872]
  • Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893. Men of our day ; or, Biographical sketches of patriots, orators, statesmen, generals, reformers, financiers and merchants, now on the stage of action : including those who in military, political, business and social life, are the prominent leaders of the time in this country/ by L. P. Brockett. Elegantly illustrated with forty-two portraits from life. Philadelphia : Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., 1868.
  • Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893. Men of our day ; or, biographical sketches of patriots, orators, statesmen, generals, reformers, financiers and merchants, now on the stage of action ... the prominent leaders of the time in this country / by L. P. Brockett ... Elegantly illustrated with forty-two portraits from life. Philadelphia : Zeigler, McCurdy, 1868. Includes bibliography.
  • Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893. Woman's work in the Civil War : a record of heroism, patriotism and patience / by L. P. Brockett and Mary C. Vaughan ; with an introduction by Henry W. Bellows. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1993. Includes index.
  • Cadwallader, Sylvanus, 1825 or 1826- Three years with Grant, as recalled by war correspondent Sylvanus Cadwallader. Edited, and with an introd. and notes, by Benjamin P. Thomas. New York, Knopf, 1955.
  • Carter, W. W. Little Johnny Clem, the drummer-boy of Chickamauga : sketch / by W. W. Carter. [s.l. : s.n., 19--]
  • Chesney, Charles Cornwallis, 1826-1876. Essays in military biography, by Charles Cornwallis Chesney. New York, Holt, 1874.
  • The Colton letters : Civil War period, 1861-1865 / compiled and edited by Betsey Gates. Scottsdale, Ariz. : McLane Pub., c1993. Includes index.
  • Coppee, Henry, 1821-1895. Life and services of Gen. U. S. Grant, by Henry Coppee. New York : Richardson and Company, 1868.
  • Cooper, A. (Alonzo), 1830-1919. In and out of rebel prisons / by A. Cooper. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1893. Includes index.
  • Cottman, George S. (George Streibe), 1857-1941. Centennial history and handbook of Indiana; the story of the state from its beginning to the close of the civil war, and a general survey of progress to the present time, by George S. Cottman. A survey of the state by counties, embracing specific and local information, with numerous illustrations, by Max R. Hyman. Indianapolis, M. R. Hyman, 1915. (Includes "Part IV. Who's who in Indiana-- brief biographical sketches of prominent men and women.")
  • Crafts, William A. (William August), 1819-1906. Life of Ulysses S. Grant : his boyhood, campaigns, and services, military and civil / by William A. Crafts. Boston : S. Walker, 1868.
  • Ferris, Jeri. Walking the road to freedom : a story about Sojourner Truth / by Jeri Ferris ; illustrations by Peter E. Hanson. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1988.
  • Finan, William J. Major General Alfred Howe Terry : (1827-1890), hero of Fort Fisher / by William J. Finan. [Hartford : Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission], 1965.
  • Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953. Lee's lieutenants, a study in command, by Douglas Southall Freeman. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1942-44. Includes "Select critical bibliography" and "short-title index".
  • Garst, Shannon, 1899- Wild Bill Hickok [by] Shannon Garst with Warren Garst. New York, J. Messner [1952] Includes bibliography.
  • Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904. Reminiscences of the Civil War / John B. Gordon. [Alexandria, Va.] : Time-life books, [c1981]. Includes index.
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant ... New York, C.L. Webster & Co., 1885-86. 2 v. Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant. ... New York, the Century co., 1917. Includes index.
  • Green, James J. The life and times of General B.D. Pritchard / .c by James J. Green. [Allegan, Mich.] Allegan County Historical Society, 1979.
  • Haight, Theron Wilber. Three Wisconsin Cushings; a sketch of the lives of Howard B., Alonzo H. and William B. Cushing, children of a pioneer family of Waukesha county, by Theron Wilber Haight. [Madison] Wisconsin History Commission, 1910.
  • Headley, Joel Tyler, 1813-1897. Grant and Sherman; their campaigns and generals. By Hon. J.T. Headley. Comprising an authentic account of battles and sieges, adventures and incidents, including biographies of the prominent generals who brought to a triumphant close the great rebellion of 1861-1865 .... New York, E.B. Treat, 1865.
  • Hebert, Walter H. Fighting Joe Hooker, by Walter H. Hebert. Indianapolis, Bobbs- Merrill [1944] Includes bibliography.
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Army life in a black regiment / by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. [Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1982] c1869.
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Army life in a black regiment. With an introd. by Howard Mumford Jones. [East Lansing] Michigan State University Press, 1960 [i. e. 1961]
  • Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Life and campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-general, U.S. Army, by G. S. Hillard. Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott, 1864. Includes appendix.
  • Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Life and campaigns of George B. McClellan, major-general, U.S. Army. By G. S. Hillard. Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott, 1865. Includes appendix.
  • Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. The red book of Michigan; a civil, military and biographical history by Charles Lanman. Detroit, E. B. Smith & company; Washington, Philp & Solomons, 1871.
  • The Life and services as a soldier of Major-General Grant : hero of Fort Donelson! Vicksburg! and Chattanooga! Philadelphia : T.B. Peterson, c1864.
  • Mansfield, Edward Deering, 1801-1880. Popular and authentic lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax / by Edward D. Mansfield. Cincinnati : R. W. Carroll, 1868. Includes bibliographical references.
  • Matrau, Henry, 1845-1917. Letters home : Henry Matrau of the Iron Brigade / edited by Marcia Reid-Green ; foreword by Reid Mitchell. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1993. Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Mayo, Perry, 1839-1921. The Civil War letters of Perry Mayo / edited by Robert W. Hodge. East Lansing : Michigan State University, 1967.
  • Moore, Edward Alexander, 1842- The story of a cannoneer under Stonewall Jackson, in which is told the part taken by the Rockbridge Artillery in the Army of Northern Virginia / by Edward A. Moore; with introductions by Robert E. Lee, Jr., and Henry St. George Tucker. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, [1983]
  • Nicholson, James B., 1845- A tribute to McClellan. [Philadelphia, Pa.? s.n., 1886?]
  • Optic, Oliver, 1822-1897. Our standard-bearer : or, The life of General Ulysses S. Grant : his youth, his manhood, his campaigns, and his eminent services in the reconstruction of the nation his sword has redeemed / as seen and related by Captain Bernard Galligasken, cosmopolitan, and written out by Oliver Optic [i.e. W. T. Adams ]; illustrated by Thomas Nast. Boston : Lee and Shepard, 1868.
  • Ortiz, Victoria, 1942- Sojourner Truth, a self-made woman. Philadelphia, Lippincott [1974].
  • Partridge, George Washington, 1839-1863. Letters from the Iron Brigade : George Washington Partridge, Jr., 1839-1863 : Civil War letters to his sister/ [edited by] Hugh L. Whitehouse. Indianapolis : Guild Press of Indiana, 1994. Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Pollard, Edward Alfred, 1831-1872. The early life, campaigns, and public services of Robert E. Lee; with a record of the campaigns and heroic deeds of his companions in arms ... by a distinguished southern journalist. New York, E. B. Treat & co.; New Orleans, J. H. Hummel; [etc., etc.] 1870.
  • Porter, Horace, 1837-1921. Campaigning with Grant / by Horace Porter. [Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Books, 1981, c1897]
  • Powell, William H. (William Henry), 1838-1901. Officers of the army and navy (volunteer) who served in the civil war. Ed. by Lieutenant-Colonel William H. Powell, U. S. Army. Philadelphia, Pa., L. R. Hamersly & co., 1893.
  • Presidents, soldiers, statesmen : giving the lives of the presidents, with portraits and autographs, sketches of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, with portraits and autographs, sketches of cabinet officers and other statesmen, tables of the popular and electoral votes, 1788-1888, and a ... history of the war of the rebellion... with a prefix, giving a compendium of the history of the United States and a history of the Declaration of Independence. New York : H. H. Hardesty, 1889-1895.
  • Randall, Ruth Painter. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth; a biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil War. Boston, Little, Brown [1960] Includes bibliography.
  • Richardson, Albert D. (Albert Deane), 1833-1869. A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant... With a portrait and sketch of Schuyler Colfax / by Albert D. Richardson. Hartford : American Pub. Co., 1868.
  • Sallie A., 1835?- Richmond during the war : four years of personal observation / by a Richmond Lady. [Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Books], 1983.
  • Slagle, Jay, 1946- Ironclad captain : Seth Ledyard Phelps & the U.S. Navy, 1841-1864 / Jay Slagle ; with a foreword by Edwin C. Bearss. Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1996. Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Sobol, Donald J., 1924- Two flags flying. Pref. by Ralph Newman. Illus. by Jerry Robinson. New York, Platt & Munk [1960]
  • Soldiers' and patriots' biographical album containing biographies and portraits of soldiers and loyal citizens in the American conflict, together with the great commanders of the Union Army; also a history of the organizations growing out of the war: The Grand Army of the Republic, the Loyal Legion, The Sons of Veterans, and The Woman's Relief Corps. Chicago : Union Veteran Publishing Company, 1892.
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Men of our times, or, Leading patriots of the day ; being narratives of the lives and deeds of statesmen, generals, and orators, including biographical sketches and anecdotes ... / by Harriet Beecher Stowe ; beautifully illustrated with eighteen steel portraits. Hartford, Conn. : Hartford Pub. Co., 1868.
  • Swinton, William, 1833-1892. Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac; a critical history of operations in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, from the commencement to the close of the war. 1861-5, by William Swinton. New York, C. B. Richardson, 1866. Includes index.
  • Taylor, Richard, 1826-1879. Destruction and reconstruction : personal experiences of the late war / by Richard Taylor. [Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1983], c1879. Includes index.
  • Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914. Campaigns of a non-combatant, and his romaunt abroad during the war. By Geo. Alfred Townsend. New York, Blelock & Company, 1866.
  • Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914. Campaigns of a non-combatant, and his romaunt abroad during the war / by Geo. Alfred Townsend. [Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books], 1982.
  • Urwin, Gregory J. W., 1955- Custer victorious : the Civil War battles of General George Armstrong Custer / Gregory J.W. Urwin. Rutherford : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c1983. Includes bibliography and index.
  • Wallace, Robert C., 1837-1928. A few memories of a long life / by Robert C. Wallace. / edited by John M. Carroll. Fairfield, Wash. : Ye Galleon Press, 1988. Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909- Lincoln and his generals. New York, Knopf, 1952. Includes index and bibliography.
  • Williamson, James Joseph, 1834-1915. Mosby's Rangers : a record of the operations of the Forty-third Battalion Virginia Cavalry from its organization to the surrender, from the diary of a private, supplemented and verified with official reports of federal officers and also of Mosby : with personal reminiscences, sketches of skirmishes, battles and bivouacs, dashing raids and daring adventures, scenes and incidents in the history of Mosby's command ... Muster rolls, occupation, and present whereabouts of surviving members / by James J. Williamson ... New York, R.B. Kenyon, 1896.
  • Wood, Edward A., II. Dr. Eugene V. N. Hall : veteran of the Civil War / Edward A. Wood II. Chicago, Ill. : Wood, 1956.
  • Wood, William Charles Henry, 1864-1947. Captains of the civil war : a chronicle of the blue and the gray / by William Wood. New Haven : Yale University Press, c1921. (Note: The Chronicles of America series ; v. 31.)

Microfiche

  • Barrett, Joseph Hartwell, 1824-1910. Life of Abraham Lincoln, presenting his early history, political career, and speeches in and out of Congress : also a general view of his policy as President of the United States : with his messages, proclamations, letters, etc., and a concise history of the war / by Joseph H. Barrett. Cincinnati : Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, 1864.
  • Freed, Augustus Toplady, 1835- Hancock : the life and public service of Winfield Scott Hancock / by A. T. Freed. Chicago : H. A. Sumner, 1880.
  • Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869. History of the administration of President Lincoln : including his speeches, letters, addresses, proclamations, and messages : with a preliminary sketch of his life / by Henry J. Raymond. New York : J. C. Derby & N. C. Miller, 1864. Includes index.
  • Soldiers and citizens' album of biographical record [of Wisconsin] : containing personal sketches of army men and citizens prominent in loyalty to the Union ; also a chronological and statistical history of the civil war and a history of the Grand Army of the Republic ; with portraits of soldiers and prominent citizens [microform]. Chicago : Grand Army Publishing Co., 1890.

Microfilm:

  • Howland, Edward. Grant as a soldier and statesman : being a succinct history of his military and civil career / by Edward Howland. Hartford : J. B. Burr, 1868.

Microform:

  • Coppee, Henry, 1821-1895. Life and services of Gen. U. S. Grant / by Henry Coppee. New York : Richardson, 1868. Includes bibliographical references
  • Craft, William A. (William August), 1819-1906. Life of Ulysses S. Grant : his boyhood, campaigns, and services, military and civil / by William A. Crafts. Boston : S. Walker, 1868.
  • Deming, Henry Champion, 1815-1872. The life of Ulysses S. Grant, General, U.S. Army / by Henry C. Deming. Hartford : S. S. Scranton, 1868. Includes bibliographical references.
  • Goodrich, Frederick E. (Frederick Elizur), 1843-1925. The life and public services of Winfield Scott Hancock, Major-general, U.S.A. / by Frederick e. Goodrich ; with an introduction by Frederick O. Prince. Boston : Lee & Shepard, 1880. Includes sketch of the life and public service of William H. English, of Indiana.
  • Headley, Joel Tyler, 1813-1897. The life of Ulysses S. Grant, General-in-chief, U.S.A. / by J. T. Headley. New York : E. B. Treat, 1868.
  • Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. Life and campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-general, U.S. Army / by G. S. Hillard. Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott, 1864. Includes appendix and index.
  • Junkin, D. X. (David Xavier), 1808-1888. The life of Winfield Scott Hancock : personal, military, and political / by D. X. Junkin ... and Frank H. Norton ... ; illustrated on wood with battle-scenes by A. R. Waud, and steel portrait by Hall, from Sarony. New York : D. Appleton, 1880.
  • The Life, campaigns, and public services of General McClellan (George B. McClellan) : the hero of western Virginia! South Mountain! and Antietam! ... Philadelphia : T. B. Peterson, [1864?]
  • Life and public services of Major-General Butler (Benjamin F. Butler) : the hero of New Orleans : commander of the military department of Virginia and North Carolina, also commissioner for the exchange of prisoners. Philadelphia : T. B. Peterson, [1864] Includes bibliographical references.
  • The Life and services as a soldier of Major-General Grant : hero of Fort Donelson! Vicksburg! and Chattanooga ... Philadelphia : T. B. Peterson, c1864.
  • Phelps, Charles A. Life and public services of General Ulysses S. Grant : from his boyhood to the present time : and a biographical sketch of Hon. Schuyler Colfax / by Charles A. Phelps. Boston : Lee and Shepard, 1868. Includes biographical sketch of Schuyler Colfax.
  • Republican National Committee (U.S.) Life and services of General U. S. Grant : conqueror of the rebellion, and eighteenth President of the United States. Washington : Philp & Solomons, 1868. Includes bibliographical references.
  • Williamson, David Brainerd, 1827- Life and public services of Abraham Lincoln : sixteenth President of the United States, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States .... Philadelphia : T. B. Peterson, 1864.
  • Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925. The life of Ulysses S. Grant, General of the armies of the United States / by Charles A. Dana and J. H. Wilson. Springfield, Mass. : Gurdon Bill, 1868. Includes bibliographical references.