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    Civil War songbook : with historical commentary

    Contains the lyrics and music for more than fifty songs written during the Civil War, with historical notes for each song.

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    Break those chains at last : African Americans, 1860-1880

    Frankel, Noralee, 1950-

    Chronicles the experiences of African-Americans during the Civil War and reconstruction years, from 1860 through 1880, looking at their participation in the war effort, and their struggles as free people to claim their place in American society.

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    Mothers of invention : women of the slaveholding South in the American Civil War

    Faust, Drew Gilpin.

    Discusses the situation of white women in slave-holding families during the Civil War, showing how they responded to their new responsibilities as heads of households, loss of prosperity, and a changing society.

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    Life in Dixie during the war : 1861-1862-1863-1864-1865

    Gay, Mary A. H., 1829-1918.

    Memoirs of a Georgia poet who lived in Decatur during the Civil War.

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    A regiment of slaves : the 4th United States Colored Infantry, 1863-1866

    Longacre, Edward G.

    The history of the 4th Colored Infantry Regiment, made up of slaves and freedmen, that rose to distinction on the battlefields of the Civil War.

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    Between two fires : Black soldiers in the Civil War

    Hansen, Joyce.

    Documents the recruitment, training, and struggles of African American soldiers during the Civil War and examines the campaigns in which they participated.

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    Breaking the chains : African-American slave resistance

    Katz, William Loren.

    Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War.

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    The war the women lived : female voices from the Confederate South

    An account of the Civil War as seen through the domestic experiences of Southern women, looking at what was happening in homes, hospitals, churches, and prisons, and including scenes from the battlefields and on shipboard.

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    On the occasion of my last afternoon

    Gibbons, Kaye, 1960-

    Emma Garnet Tate Lowell, a young woman born to privilege on a James River plantation, finds herself at odds with her father's practice of slavery, and in defiance of her domineering parent, marries a Boston surgeon with whom she works through the Civil War.

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    BLA

    Black stars of Civil War times

    Profiles twenty-three important African-Americans from the Civil War period, including Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglas, and Harriet Tubman.

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    Welcome to Addy's world, 1864 : growing up during America's Civil War

    Sinnott, Susan.

    Describes the conditions of African-Americans in the North and the South during and immediately after the Civil War.

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    BOL

    Civil War A to Z : a young readers' guide to over 100 people, places, and points of importance

    Bolotin, Norm, 1951-

    Alphabetically arranged articles present over 100 people, places, and points of importance of the Civil War.

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    For home and country : a Civil War scrapbook

    Bolotin, Norm, 1951-

    A brief account of the Civil War liberally illustrated with photographs of the period and excerpts from personal letters and newspapers.

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    The Emancipation Proclamation

    Carey, Charles W.

    Discusses the reasons for Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on the institution of slavery and on the course of the Civil War.

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    The Civil War, 1860-1865

    Collier, Christopher, 1930-

    Examines the people and events involved in the bloody war that pitted the Northern states against those that seceded to form the Confederacy.

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    Slavery and the coming of the Civil War, 1831-1861

    Collier, Christopher, 1930-

    Discusses attitudes and events that led up to the Civil War, particularly the institution of slavery.

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    DAM

    Growing up in the Civil War, 1861 to 1865

    Damon, Duane.

    Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1861 to 1865.

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    When this cruel war is over : the Civil War home front

    Damon, Duane.

    Tells the story of the civilians--nurses, farmers, factory workers, songwriters--who endured the war and reveals how that conflict forever changed their nation.

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    HAK

    War, terrible war

    Hakim, Joy.

    Examines the tragic period in United States history, focusing on the life of military leaders and soldiers on both sides, slave owners, abolitionists, and the average citizens who were affected by the horror of the war.

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    Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Retells, in graphic-novel format, the history of the ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War, revealing facts about the ship's inventor, William Cushing--who pranked his way through the entire war--and other real-life characters.

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    MCK

    Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Uses slave narratives, letters, diaries, military orders, and other documents to chronicle the various stages leading to the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

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    MCP

    Fields of fury : the American Civil War

    McPherson, James M.

    Richly illustrated with photographs, paintings, and maps, this book examines the causes, events and effects of the American Civil War.

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    Traveling the freedom road : from slavery & the Civil War through Reconstruction

    Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

    Collects accounts from slave narratives, journals, diaries, and other sources to provide a first-person perspective on the antebellum South, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.

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    RAY

    Behind the blue and gray : the soldier's life in the Civil War

    Ray, Delia.

    Traces the events of the Civil War from the first battle to the surrender with emphasis on the experiences of the individual soldier.

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    STA

    Civil War

    Stanchak, John E.

    Examines many aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath. 'Includes CD-ROM with clip-art.

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    Secrets of a Civil War submarine : solving the mysteries of the H.L. Hunley

    Walker, Sally M.

    Tells the story of the "H. L. Hunley," the Confederate submarine that in 1864 became the first to ever sink an enemy ship but lay missing on the ocean floor for more than a century, describing its creation, its discovery, skeletons and objects found onboard, and facial reconstructions of several crew members by forensic anthropologists.

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    Ken

    The Battle of Antietam

    Kent, Zachary.

    Describes the events surrounding the bloody confrontation between Union and Confederate troops in the Maryland countryside on September 17, 1862.

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    AME

    Addy learns a lesson : a school story

    Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

    After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship.

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    EDMONDS

    Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender : the true story of a Civil War spy

    Jones, Carrie.

    Looks at the life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a Canadian-born woman who disguised herself as a man to join the army during the Civil War, working as a nurse and then a spy for the Union.

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    EDMONDS

    Nurse, soldier, spy : the story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War hero

    Moss, Marissa.

    Describes the life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who disguised herself as a man, took the name Frank Thompson, joined a Michigan army regiment to fight in the Civil War, served as a nurse on the battlefield, and became a spy.

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    LIN

    The Lincolns : a scrapbook look at Abraham and Mary

    Fleming, Candace.

    A dual biography of Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary, using photographs, letters, engravings, and cartoons to look at their childhoods, courtship, marriage, children, and other joys and traumas of their years together, including their deaths.

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    LINCOLN

    I am Abraham Lincoln

    Meltzer, Brad.

    Follows Abraham Lincoln from his childhood to the presidency, showing how he spoke up about fairness and eventually led the country to abolish slavery.

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    TUBMAN

    The underground abductor

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Relates, in graphic novel format, the story of Araminta Ross, who was born a slave in Delaware but eventually escaped north to freedom. Changing her name to Harriet Tubman, she became an "abductor" on the Underground Railroad, risking her life to help other slaves reach freedom.

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    VAN

    Elizabeth Van Lew : southern belle, Union spy

    Zeinert, Karen.

    A biography of Elizabeth Van Lew who spied for the North during the Civil War, and who supported rights for blacks and for women.

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    WHITMAN

    Walt Whitman : words for America

    Kerley, Barbara.

    A biography of the American poet whose compassion led him to nurse soldiers during the Civil War, to give voice to the nation's grief at Lincoln's assassination, and to capture the true American spirit in verse.

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    DEA

    The journal of James Edmond Pease : a Civil War Union soldier

    Murphy, Jim, 1947-

    James Edmond, a sixteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his experiences and those of "G" Company which he joined as a volunteer in the Union Army during the Civil War.

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    My brother's keeper

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    In 1863, as the Civil War approaches her quiet town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, nine-year-old Virginia records in a journal the horrible things she witnesses before, during, and after the Battle of Gettysburg.

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    Sound the jubilee

    Forrester, Sandra.

    A slave and her family escape from their North Carolina plantation during the early part of the Civil War, finding refuge on Roanoke Island.

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    Abner & me : a baseball card adventure

    Gutman, Dan.

    With his ability to travel through time using baseball cards and photographs, thirteen-year-old Joe and his mother go back to 1863 to ask Abner Doubleday whether he invented baseball, but instead find themselves in the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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    HAN

    Which way freedom?

    Hansen, Joyce.

    Obi escapes from slavery during the Civil War, joins a black Union regiment and soon becomes involved in the bloody fighting at Fort Pillow, Tennessee.

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    Civil War on Sunday / #21

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Jack and Annie are transported by their magic tree house to the time of the Civil War where they meet Clara Barton.

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    PAU

    Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat.

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    The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg

    Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

    Homer P. Figg escapes from his wretched foster home in Pine Swamp, Maine, and sets out to find his beloved older brother, Harold, who has been illegally sold into the Union Army.

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    PIN

    Silent thunder : a Civil War story

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1862 eleven-year-old Summer and her thirteen-year-old brother Rosco take turns describing how life on the quiet Virginia plantation where they are slaves is affected by the Civil War.

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    Numbering all the bones

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Thirteen-year-old Eulinda, a house slave on a Georgia plantation in 1864, turns to Clara Barton, the eventual founder of the American Red Cross, for help in finding her brother Neddy who ran away to join the Northern war effort and is rumored to be at Andersonville Prison.

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    The battle of Gettysburg, 1863

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    In 1863, child slave Thomas and his sister Birdie journey north and meet up with Union soldiers who have orders to fight at Gettysburg.

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    Li'l Dan, the drummer boy : a Civil War story

    Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988.

    L'il Dan, informed by a company of Union solders that he is no longer a slave, follows them and uses his beloved drum to save them from attack. Includes a reading by Maya Angelou on CD.

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    From slave to soldier : based on a true Civil War story

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    A boy who hates being a slave joins the Union Army to fight for freedom, and proves himself brave and capable of handling a mule team when the need arises.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series on 5 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series on 5 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

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    The 9-episode PBS series on 5 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series, plus special features, on 6 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series, plus special features, on 6 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series, plus special features, on 6 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series, plus special features, on 6 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

    The 9-episode PBS series, plus special features, on 6 videodiscs.

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    The Civil War

    Burns, Ken.

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    Lincoln

    Kunhardt, Peter W.

    A four-part series on the life, presidency and the era surrounding the great Civil War president Abraham Lincoln. I) The Making of a President: 1860-1862. II) The Pivotal Year: 1863. III "I Want to Finish This Job" - 1864. IV) "Now He Belongs to the Ages" - 1865.

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    Lincoln

    Kunhardt, Peter W.

    A four-part series on the life, presidency and the era surrounding the great Civil War president Abraham Lincoln. I) The Making of a President: 1860-1862. II) The Pivotal Year: 1863. III "I Want to Finish This Job" - 1864. IV) "Now He Belongs to the Ages" - 1865.

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    Lincoln

    Kunhardt, Peter W.

    A four-part series on the life, presidency and the era surrounding the great Civil War president Abraham Lincoln. I) The Making of a President: 1860-1862. II) The Pivotal Year: 1863. III "I Want to Finish This Job" - 1864. IV) "Now He Belongs to the Ages" - 1865.

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    Lincoln

    Kunhardt, Peter W.

    A four-part series on the life, presidency and the era surrounding the great Civil War president Abraham Lincoln. I) The Making of a President: 1860-1862. II) The Pivotal Year: 1863. III "I Want to Finish This Job" - 1864. IV) "Now He Belongs to the Ages" - 1865.

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