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These lists of books are specially selected by our librarians.

Civil War 150
2011 is the 150th anniversary, the sesquicentennial, of the beginning of the Civil War, still the deadliest war in American history. Here you’ll find books, articles, Web pages, and multi-media sources selected by our librarians to commemorate the anniversary.

  • "We Are Rising": African Americans and the Civil War - The African American experience in the Civil War and during the years just preceding and following it.
  • Civil War Days: Books for children - Includes stories, activities and histories of the Civil War written for children.
  • Politics and Tactics: Military, Political and Social Aspects of the Civil War - Some of the best books on the military conduct of the Civil War and its political and social backdrop.