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  • Benton, Elbert Jay, 1871-1946. Cultural story of an American city, Cleveland, [by] Elbert Jay Benton. Cleveland, O. Western Reserve historical society, 1943- (Note: Pt. III Under the shadow of a civil war and reconstruction, 1850-1877) 2 v.
  • Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877. The future of the North-west: in connection with the scheme of reconstruction without New England. By Robert Dale Owen. Philadelphia, [Crissy & Markley, printer] 1863.
  • 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.
  • Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln and Johnson, with an introduction by John T. Morse, Jr. ... Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. 3 v.


  • Chandler, Zachariah (1813-1879) Papers, 1854-1899, 4 reels. Papers include letters received re: politics of Civil War, Reconstruction, and anti-slavery Republican party radicals. Correspondents include: J. A. J. Creswell, Marsh Giddings, George A. Custer Lewis Cass, B.A. Wade, as well as Abraham Lincoln, and Ulysses S. Grant. Filmed by Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1966. 4 reels positive. Index cards on reel 1. Bio: U.S. Senator from Michigan and secretary of the Interior.

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