Overviews

Books:

  • Adams, James Truslow, 1868-1949. The march of democracy, a history of the United States, by James Truslow Adams. New York, C. Scribner's sons [c1933- ] 5 v.
     
  • Army in the Civil War.... New York, C. Scribner's Sons [c1885] 13 v.
     
  • Athearn, Robert G. The American heritage new illustrated history of the United States. Created and designed by the editors of American heritage. New York, Dell Pub. Co. [1963] Includes bibliographies. 16 v.
     
  • Blake, William O. Pictorial national records: embracing descriptions of European and Asiatic nations: a statistical view of the United States of America: and a history of the great rebellion... Comp. from authentic materials, by W. O. Blake. Columbus, Ohio, Gilmore and Brush, 1863.
     
  • Brigham, Albert Perry, 1855-1932. Geographic influences in American history, by Albert Perry Brigham. New York, Chautauqua [etc.] The Chautauqua press, 1903.
     
  • Catton, Bruce, 1899- The centennial history of the Civil War E. B. Long, director of research. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, 1961-65. Includes bibliographies. 3 v.
     
  • Catton, Bruce, 1899- The meaning of the Civil War : an address delivered at the Chicago Historical Society, April 12, 1961 / by Bruce Catton. [Chicago] : Chicago Historical Society, 1961.
     
  • Catton, Bruce, 1899- Reflections on the Civil War / Bruce Catton ; edited by John Leekley ; [photos. of the drawings by Jim Kalett]. Garden City, N. Y. : Doubleday, 1981. Includes index.
     
  • Devens, R. M. (Richard Miller) The pictorial book of anecdotes of the rebellion, or, The funny and pathetic side of the war, ... / By Frazar Kirkland; with an introduction by Benson J. Lossing; beautifully illustrated with over 300 engravings. Hillsdale, Mich. : W. E. Allen & Co., 1888, c1887.
     
  • Duffield, George, 1818-1888. National union, the test of American loyalty. An historical discourse, November 24th, 1864, by George Duffield, Jr. Detroit, F. Raymond, 1864.
     
  • Duffield, George, 1794-1868. A Thanksgiving discourse. The rule of Divine Providence applicable to the present circumstances of our country, delivered in the First Presbyterian church of Detroit, Thursday, November 28th, 1860. By Geo. Duffield. Detroit, Free Press mammoth book and job printing house, 1861.
     
  • Freitag, Alfred John, 1916- Detroit in the Civil War; illustrated by Betty Hufmann, edited by Joe L. Norris. Detroit, Wayne University Press [1951]
     
  • Gilbert, Arlan K. Hillsdale honor : the Civil War experience / Arlan K. Gilbert. Hillsdale, Mich. : Hillsdale College Press, c1994. Includes bibliography and index.
     
  • Gray, Wood, 1905- The Peace movement in the old Northwest, 1860-1865 : a study in defeatism ... / by Wood Gray. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Libraries, 1935.
     
  • Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. Recollections of a busy life: including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery; to which are added miscellanies ... also, a discussion with Robert Dale Owen of the law of divorce. By Horace Greeley. New York, J. B. Ford & Co., Boston, H. A. Brown & Co. [etc., etc.]; 1868.
     
  • Green, James J. The life and times of General B.D. Pritchard / .c by James J. Green. [Allegan, Mich.] Allegan County Historical Society, 1979.
     
  • Griffith, George Washington Ewing, 1833- My 96 years in the great West, Indiana, Kansas and California [by] G. W. E. Griffith. [Los Angeles, c1929]
     
  • Hauptman, Laurence M. Between two fires : American Indians in the Civil War / Laurence M. Hauptman. New York : Free Press, c1995. Includes bibliographical references and index.
     
  • Hein, Otto Louis, 1847- Memories of long ago; prominent persons encountered and noticeable incidents recalled, before and during the Civil War, 1855-1865; while stationed on the western frontier, in the early seventies and eighties; while at West Point, as assistant instructor of tactics, 1874-79; when military attache to the U. S. Legation at Vienna, Austria, 1889-94; when commandant of cadets, at the U. S. Military Academy... New York, London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925.
     
  • Hubbard, Thomas Hamlin, 1838- The lost cause; address delivered before the Commandery of the state of New York, Military order of the loyal legion of the United States, by Thomas H. Hubbard, brevet brigadier-general, U.S.V., at the regular meeting, held December 11, 1912, at Delmonico's. [New York? 1912?]
     
  • Hubbart, Henry Clyde, 1882- The older Middle West, 1840-1880; its social, economic, and political life, and sectional tendencies before, during and after the Civil War. New York, Russel & Russel, 1963 [c1936]. Includes bibliography.
     
  • Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Washington and his country : being Irvin's Life of Washington, abridged for the use of schools, with introduction and continuation, giving a brief outline of United States history from the discovery of America to the end of the Civil War, by John Fiske. Boston, Ginn & company, 1904 [1887].
     
  • Jackson, Donald Dale, 1935- Twenty million Yankees : the northern home front / by Donald Dale Jackson and the editors of Time-Life books. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, c1985.. Includes bibliography and index.
     
  • Kellogg, Francis William, 1810-1879. Reciprocity treaty : speech of Hon. F. W. Kellogg, of Michigan, in the House of Representatives, May 25, 1864. Washington : Lemuel Towers, 1864.
     
  • Kettell, Thomas Prentice. History of the great rebellion : from its commencement to its close, giving an account of its origin, the secession of the southern states, and the formation of the Confederate government, the concentration of the military and financial resources of the federal government ... Embellished with over 125 engravings, including 80 portraits of prominent statesmen, military and naval officers ... / from official sources by Thomas P. Kettell. Cincinnati : C. Tuttle (Successor of H. Howe), 1963.
     
  • Kettell, Thomas Prentice. History of the great rebellion : from its commencement to its close, giving an account of its origin, the secession of the southern states, and the formation of the Confederate government, the concentration of the military and financial resources of the federal government ... together with sketches of the lives of all the eminent statesmen and military and naval commanders, with a full and complete index / from official sources by Thomas P. Kettell. Hartford, Conn., L. Stebbins; Cincinnati, F. A. Howe, 1865.
     
  • Kettell, Thomas Prentice. History of the great rebellion : from its commencement to its close, giving an account of its origin, the secession of the southern states, and the formation of the Confederate government, the concentration of the military and financial resources of the federal government ... together with sketches of the lives of all the eminent statesmen and military and naval commanders, with a full and complete index / from official sources by Thomas P. Kettell. Hartford : L. Stebbins ; Cincinnati : F.A. Howe, 1866.
     
  • Laugel, Auguste, 1830-1914. Les Etats-Unis pendant la guerre (1861-1865) / par Auguste Laugel. Paris, G. Bailliere; New-York, Bailliere Brothers; [etc., etc.] 1866.
     
  • Leech, Margaret, 1893-1974. Reveille in Washington 1860-1865, by Margaret Leech. New York, London, Harper & brothers [c1941]. Includes "Some biographical notes" andbibliography. The lesson and the legacy : [a special issue commemorating the centennial of the U.S. Army in the Civil War, 1861-1865]. Alexandria, Va. : The Digest, 1961.
     
  • Lindstrom, Ralph G. (Ralph Godfrey), 1891- Lincoln and prevention of war. Which 'blundering generation'? What "irrepressible conflict"? An interpretation of the Lincolnian view. Harrogate, Tenn., Lincoln Memorial University, 1953.
     
  • Longstreet, Abby Buchanan. Remy St. Remy, or, The boy in blue / by Mrs. C. H. Gildersleeve. New York : James O'Kane, 1866.
     
  • Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. Mathew Brady's illustrated history of the civil war, 1861-65, and the causes that led up to the great conflict / by Benson J. Lossing, and a chronological summary and record of every engagement between the troops of the Union and of the Confederacy and showing the total losses and casualties together with war maps of localities, comp. from the official records of the War Department. Illustrated with fac-simile photographic reproductions of the official war photographs taken at the time by Mathew B. Brady, under the authority of President Lincoln and now in the possession of the War department, Washington, D.C. ...New York : The Fairfax Press [177?, c.1912]
     
  • Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. Pictorial history of the Civil War in the United States of America, by Benson J. Lossing. Ilustrated by many hundred engravings on wood, by Lossing and Barritt, from sketches by the author and others. Hartford, Conn. : Thomas Belknap [n.d.]
     
  • Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. The pictorial field book of the civil war in the United States of America / By Benson J. Lossing ; illustrated by many hundred engravings on wood, by Lossing and Barritt, from sketches by the author and others. Hartford, Conn. : Belknap, 1876.
     
  • Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker), 1927- From Bull run to Appomattox: Michigan's role in the Civil War, by Philip P. Mason and Paul J. Pentecost. Detroit, Wayne State University, 1961. Includes bibliography.
     
  • Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker), 1927- Michigan in the Civil War : manual to accompany filmstrip / Prepared by Philip P. Mason for the Michigan Historical Commission through the Munson Michigan History Fund. Detroit : Michigan Historical Commission, 1958. Includes bibliography.
     
  • May, Charles Sedgwick, 1830-1901. Sustain the Government : speech of Hon. Charles S. May, delivered in the Senate of the state of Michigan, February 9th, A.D. 1863. Lansing :John A. Kerr & Co., 1863.
     
  • May, George S. Michigan and the Civil War years, 1860-1866 : a wartime chronicle by George S. May. [Lansing, MI : Michigan Civil War Centennial Observance Commission, [1964] Includes bibliographical references.
     
  • McIlvaine, Mabel. Reminiscences of Chicago during the civil war, with an introduction by Mabel McIlvaine. Chicago, R. R. Donnelley, 1914.
     
  • Michigan. Adjutant-General's Dept. Michigan in the war. Comp. by Jno. Robertson, adjutant general. Rev. ed. ... Lansing, W. S. George & Co., State Printers, 1882.
     
  • Michigan. Adjutant-General's Dept. Michigan in the war. Comp. by Jno. Robertson, adjutant general. Lansing, George, 1880.
     
  • Michigan. Civil War Centennial Observance Commission. Michigan labor and the Civil War. [Lansing : Michigan Civil War Centennial Observance Commission, 1964] Includes bibliographical footnotes.
     
  • Miller, Francis Trevelyan, 1877-1959. The photographic history of the civil war ... Francis Trevelyan Miller, editor-in-chief; Robert S. Lanier, managing editor. Thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities. New York, The Review of Reviews Co., 1911.
     
  • Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. Ordeal of the Union. New York, Scribner, 1947. 2 v.
     
  • Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. The War for the Union. New York, Scribner [1959-71]. Includes bibliographic references and index. 4 v.
     
  • Paris, Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orleans, comte de, 1838-1894. History of the Civil War in America. By the Comte de Paris ... Philadelphia, J.H. Coates & Co., 1875-[88] Includes biographical note. 4 v.
     
  • Porter, Phil. Mackinac : an island famous in these regions / text, Phil Porter ; art direction, Thomas Kachadurian. Mackinac Island, Mich. : Mackinac State Historic Parks, c1998. Includes bibliographical references. (Discusses Civil War at Mackinac)
     
  • Price, William Hamilton, 1931- The Civil War handbook / by William H. Price. Fairfax, Va. : Prince Lithograph Co., 1961. Includes bibliography.
     
  • Ridpath, John Clark, 1840-1900. Memorable addresses by American patriots, from collection by John Clark Ridpath. Chicago, Elliott-Madison Co., [191-?].
     
  • Robertson, James I. The Civil War / by James I. Robertson, Jr. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963.
     
  • Robertson, James I. Tenting tonight : The soldier's life / by James I. Robertson, Jr., and the editors of Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, c1984. Includes bibliography and index.
     
  • Smith, Elbert B. The death of slavery; the United States 1837-65, by Elbert B. Smith. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1967]
     
  • Storke, Elliot G., 1811-1879. A complete history of the great American rebellion, embracing its causes, events and consequences, with biographical sketches and portraits of its principal actors ... BY Elliot G. Storke ... Auburn, N.Y., The Auburn Publishing Co. [1863-65]
     
  • Teal, Angeline. Petoskey and "The gem of the Straits." Philadelphia: Our Continent Publishing Co., 1883.
     
  • Thayer, William Makepeace, 1820-1898. A youth's history of the rebellion ... By William M. Thayer ... Boston, Walker, Wise, and company, 1864-66.
     
  • Utley, Henry Munson, 1836-1917. Michigan as a province, territory and state, the twenty-sixth member of the federal Union, by Henry M. Utley, Byron M. Cutcheon; advisory editor, Clarence M. Burton. [New York] the Publishing society of Michigan, 1906.
     
  • Werner, Edgar Albert. Historical sketch of the war of the rebellion, from 1861 to 1865. Movements of the Federal and Confederate armies; chronological list of engagements; reconstruction proceedings; proclamations, statistical tables, etc. Comp. and ed. by Edgar A. Werner. Albany, N. Y., Weed, Parsons, 1890.
     
  • Willman, Charles. Ontonagon county in the Civil War / by Charles Willman. [S.1., s.n ] 1961. Includes bibliography and index.
     
  • Woodford, Frank Bury, 1903-1967. Father Abraham's children; Michigan episodes in the Civil War. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1961. Includes bibliography.

Microfilm:

  • Hulbert, Richard P. His book entitled, "Mackinac Island, Michigan", Jan. 1, 1887-1892. 1 reel. Book with articles about the Island, Civil War, and topics of general interest. Part of the records of the Dept. of Natural Resources, Mackinac Island State Park Commission, RG-70-2. 1 reel negative.