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Civil War Books & Websites

Annotation:This is an annotated list by a professor of Civil War History at Western Kentucky University.

1861 The Civil War Awakening By Goodheart, Adam (Book - 2011 ) 973.711 GOO Available now View Details
The Civil War
The Civil War A Visual History (Book - 2011 ) JUV 973.7 CIV and more… Available now View Details
From Battlefields Rising
From Battlefields Rising How the Civil War Transformed American Literature By Fuller, Randall (Book - 2011 ) 810.9358 FUL Available now View Details
Brady's Civil War
Brady's Civil War A Collection of Memorable Civil War Images Photographed by Matthew Brady and His Assistants By Garrison, Webb B. (Book - 2011 ) 973.7 GAR Available now View Details
America Aflame
America Aflame How the Civil War Created A Nation By Goldfield, David R. (Book - 2011 ) 973.7 GOL Available now View Details
The Civil War
The Civil War The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It (Book - 2011 ) 973.7 CIV Available now View Details
Hearts Touched by Fire
Hearts Touched by Fire The Best of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (Book - 2011 ) 973.73 HEA Available now View Details
The Siege of Washington
The Siege of Washington The Untold Story of the Twelve Days That Shook the Union By Lockwood, John (Book - 2011 ) 975.302 LOC Available now View Details
A World on Fire
A World on Fire Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War By Foreman, Amanda (Book - 2010 ) 973.72 FOR Available now View Details

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2011 marks the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. The website on this list features books recommended by a Civil War scholar. Newer books are directly linked to our catalog. We invite your comments!

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