Suggested Readings General Civil War History

General History

Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson -- encompasses the social, economic, and political ramifications of the struggle as well as the military aspects (Pulitzer Prize winner). Paperback.

The Life of Johnny Reb by Bell I. Wiley -- a study of the experiences of the Southern soldier that covers life both during and between battles.

The Life of Billy Yank by Bell I. Wiley -- a study of the experiences of the Northern soldier that covers life both during and between battles.

Causes Won, Lost, & Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War by Dr. Gary Gallagher

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