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The following is a general list of books and articles on American military history and is designed to lead the researcher to more sources of information. Many of these works contain extensive bibliographies of primary and secondary sources.

List of National Register Bulletins


Blanco, Richard L., comp. War of the American Revolution: A Selected Annotated Bibliography of Published Sources. (New York, 1983).

Dornbusch, Charles E., comp. Military Bibliography of the Civil War. 3 vols. (New York, 1961-72).

Dawson, Joseph G. III, comp. The Late 19th Century U.S. Army, 1865-1898: A Research Guide. (Westport, Connecticut, 1990).

Floyd, Dale E. The World Bibliography of Armed Land Conflict from Waterloo to World War I. 2 vols. (Wilmington, Delaware., 1979).

. United States Coast Defense, 1775-1950: A Bibliography. (Washington, 1985).

Fredriksen, John G. III, comp. Free Trade and Sailor's Rights: A Bibliography of the War of 1812. (Westport, Connecticut, 1985).

Gephart, Ronald M., comp. Revolutionary America, 1763-1789: A Bibliography. 2 vols. (Washington, 1984).

Higham, Robin, ed. A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History. (Hamden, Connecticut, 1975, with Supplements, 1981, and 1986).

Kinnell, Susan K., ed. Military History of the United States: An Annotated Bibliography. (Santa Barbara, California, 1986).

Koenig, W.J., and Mayer, S.L., comps. European Manuscript Sources of the American Revolution. (London and New York, 1974).

Lydon, James G., comp. Struggle for Empire: A Bibliography of the French and Indian War, 1754-1763. (New York, 1983).

Mahon, John K. "Doctoral Dissertations on Military History." Military History (Fall 1953), No. 3, 140-142.

Millett, Allen R., and Cooling, Benjamin F., III. Doctoral Dissertations in Military Affairs: A Bibliography. (Manhattan, Kansas, 1972).

Murdock, Eugene C. The Civil War in the North: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. (New York, 1987).

Nevins, Allan, Robertson, James I., and Wiley, Bell I., eds. Civil War Books: A Critical Bibliography. 2 vols. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1967).

Prucha, Francis Paul. A Bibliographical Guide to the History of Indian-White Relations in the United States. (Chicago, 1977).

Prucha, Francis Paul. Indian-White Relations in the United States: A Bibliography of Works Published 1975-1980. (Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982).

Reber, Bruce, comp. The United States Army and the Indian Wars in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1860-1898, Special Bibliography 17. (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1978).

Sellers, John R., et. al., comps. Manuscript Sources in the Library of Congress for Research on the American Revolution. (Washington, 1965).

Shirley, Harry A. "A Select Bibliography of Articles on Military and Indian Conflicts on the American Frontier," in Raymond Brandees, ed. Troopers West: Military and Indian Affairs on the American Frontier (San Diego, 1970).

Shy, John, comp. The American Revolution. (Northbrook, 1973).

Smith, Dwight L., comp. The War of 1812: An Annotated Bibliography. (New York, 1984).

Smith, Dwight L., and Simmerman, Terry A., comps. Era of the American Revolution: A Bibliography. (Santa Barbara, California, 1975).

Snoke, Elizabeth R., comp. The Mexican War: A Bibliography of Military History Research Collection Holdings for the Period 1835-1850. (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1973).

Tutorow, Norma E., comp. The Mexican-American War: An Annotated Bibliography. (Westport, Connecticut, 1981).

U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Bibliography of Military History. Compiled by Alan C. Aimone. 3rd ed. (West Point, New York, 1978).

U.S. War Department Library. Bibliography of State Participation in the Civil War, 1861-1866. (Washington, 1913).

White, Arthur S., comp. A Bibliography of Regimental Hitories of the British Army. (London, 1965).


Guides to Archives and Manuscript Repositories

U.S. Library of Congress. The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections. (Ann Arbor, Michigan and Washington, DC, 1962 - ).

U.S. National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories. (Phoenix, Arizona, 1988).

The volumes found below can provide a broad overview of American wars and many contain detailed bibliographies. Listed here are the volumes related to military events through the Indian Wars of the 19th century.


General Survey of Military History and Organizations

Bailey, John W. Pacifying the Plains: General Alfred Terry and the Decline of the Sioux, 1866-1890. (Westport, Connecticut, 1979).

Clendenen, Clarence C. Blood on the Border: The United States Army and the Mexican Irregulars. (London, 1969).

Coffman, Edward M. The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898. (New York, 1986).

Duffy, Christopher. The Military Experience in the Age of Reason. (New York, 1988).

Dunlay, Thomas W. Wolves for the Blue Soldiers: Indian Scouts and Auxiliaries with the United States Army, 1860-1890. (Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982).

Dupuy, Richard E. and Dupuy, Trevor N. Military Heritage of America. (New York, 1956).

Foner, Jack D. Blacks and the Military in American History. (New York, 1974).

Ganoe, William A. The History of the United States Army. (New York, 1942).

Hutton, Paul Andrew. Phil Sheridan and His Army. (Lincoln, Nebraska, 1985).

Jacobs, James Ripley. The Beginning of the U.S. Army, 1783-1812. (Princeton, 1947).

Kerr, John K. and Wallace, Edward S. The Story of the U.S. Cavalry, 1775-1942. (Boston, 1953).

Matloff, Maurice, ed. American Military History. (Washington, 1969).

Millett, Allan R., and Maslowski, Peter. For the Common Defense: The Military History of the United States of America. (New York, 1984).

Pappas, George S., comp. U.S. Army Unit Histories (Bibliography). (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1971).

Prucha, Francis Paul. The Sword of the Republic: The United States Army on the Frontier, 1783-1846. (New York, 1969).

Rickey, Don, Jr. Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay: The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1963)

Risch, Erna. Quartermaster Support of the Army: A History of the Corps, 1775-1939. (Washington, 1962).

Utley, Robert M. Frontiersmen in Blue. The United States Army and the Indian, 1848-1865. (New York, 1967).

. Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891. (New York, 1973).

Utley, Robert M., and Washburn, Wilcomb E. The American Heritage History of the Indian Wars. (New York, 1977).

Vaughn, Jesse W. Indian Fights: New Facts on Seven Encounters. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1966).

Weigley, Russell F. The American Way of War. (New York, 1973).

. History of the United States Army. (New York, 1967).

Wellman, Paul I. The Indian Wars of the West. (New York, 1967).

Williams, T. Harry. Americans at War: The Development of the American Military System. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1960).

. The History of American Wars From 1745-1918. (New York, 1981).

Wooster, Robert. The Military and United States Indian Policy, 1865-1903. (New Haven, 1988).


The Colonial Wars - Overview

Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans: The Colonial Experience. (New York, 1958).

Craven, Wesley Frank. The Colonies in Transition, 1660-1713. (New York, 1968).

Drake, Samuel A. The Border Wars of New England. (New York, 1897).

Eccles, W.J. France in America. (New York, 1972).

Gibson, Charles. Spain in America. (New York, 1966).

Gipson, Lawrence Henry. The British Empire before the American Revolution. 15 vols. (Caldwell, Idaho, and New York, 1936-1970).

Hamilton, Edward P. The French and Indian Wars: The Story of Battles and Forts in the Wilderness. (New York, 1962).

Leach, Douglas Edward. Arms for Empire: A Military History of the British Colonies in North America, 1607 -1763. (New York, 1973).

. Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial America, 1677-1763. (Chapel Hill, 1986).

Parkman, Francis. France and England in North America. 9 vols. (Boston, 1865-1892).

Peckham, Howard H. The Colonial Wars, 1689-1762. (Chicago, 1964).

Shy, John. Toward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the Revolution. (Princeton, New Jersey, 1965).

Sylvester, Herbert Milton. Indian Wars of New England. 3 vols. (Boston, 1910).

Washburn, Wilcomb E. The Indian in America. (New York, 1975).

Wrong, G.M. The Rise and Fall of New France. 2 vols. (New York,1928).


Wars Prior to 1675

Bradstreet, Howard. The Story of the War with the Pequots, Re-Told. (New Haven, 1933).

Orr, Charles, ed. History of the Pequot War. (Cleveland, Ohio, 1897).

Jameson, J. Franklin, ed. Narratives of New Netherlands, 1609-1664. (New York, 1909).

Vaughan, Alden T. New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675. (Boston, 1965).

. "Pequots and Puritans: The Causes of the War of 1637." William and Mary Quarterly, Ser. 3, XXI (April 1964), 256-269.

Ward, Harry M. The United Colonies of New England - 1643-90. (New York, 1961).


Wars, 1675-1688

Andrews, Charles M., ed. "The History of Bacon's and Ingram's Rebellion, 1676." Narratives of the Insurrections, 1675-1690. (New York, 1915), 47-98.

Bodge, George M. Soldier's in King Philip's War. 3rd ed. (Boston, 1906).

Church, Benjamin. The History of King Philip's War. 2 vols. (Boston, 1910).

Ellis, G.W. and Morris, J.E. King Philip's War. (New York, 1906).

Hubbard, William. The History of the Indian Wars in New England from the First Settlements to the Termination of the War with King Philip, in 1677. ed. Samuel G. Drake (Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1865).

Leach, Douglas Edward. Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War. (New York, 1958).


King William's War, 1689-1697

Barnes, Viola F. The Dominion of New England: A Study in British Colonial Policy. (New Haven, 1923).

Bigger, H.P. "Frontenac's Projected Attempt on New York in 1689." New York Historical Association Quarterly Journal V (April 1924), 139-147.

Eccles, W.J. "Frontenac's Military Policies, 1689-1698: A Reassessment." Canadian Historical Review XXXVII (September 1956), 201-224.


Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713

Arande, Charles W. The Siege of St. Augustine in 1702. (Gainesville, Florida, 1959).

McCully, Bruce T. "Catastrophe in the Wilderness: New Light on the Canada Expedition of 1709." William and Mary Quarterly Ser. 3, XI (July 1954), 440-456.

Waller, G.M. "New York's Role in Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713." New York History XXXIII (January 1952), 223-235.

. Samuel Vetch: Colonial Enterpriser. (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1960).


Wars, 1714-1738

Baxter, James Phinney. The Pioneers of New France in New England. (Albany, 1894).

Pennington, Edgar L. "The South Carolina Indian War of 1715." South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine XXXII (October 1931), 251-267.


The War of the 1740s

Berkley, Francis L., Jr. "The War of Jenkin's Ear." in Darrett B. Rutman, ed., The Old Dominion: Essays for Thomas Perkins Abernethy. (Charlottesville, Virginia, 1964), 41-61.

Caldwell, Norman W. The French in the Mississippi Valley, 1740-1750. (Urbana, Illinois, 1941).

Drake, Samuel G. A Particular History of the Five Years French and Indian War in New England and Part Adjacent, 1744-1749. (Albany, 1870).

Lanning, John Tate. "American Participation in the War of Jenkins' Ear." Georgia Historical Quarterly XI (September 1927), 191-215.


Interlude, 1748-1754

Abernathy, Thomas P. Western Lands and the American Revolution. (New York, 1937).

Cowan, John P. "George Washington at Fort Necessity." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine XXXVII (Fall-Winter 1954-1955), 153-180.

Kent, Donald H. "The French Occupy the Ohio Country." Pennsylvania History XXI (October 1954), 301-315.


The Great War for the Empire, 1755-1763

Calloway, Colin G. The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600-1900. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1990).

Corbett, Julian S. England in the Seven Years War. 2 vols. (London, 1918).

Hamilton, Edward P. Fort Ticonderoga, Key to a Continent. (Boston, 1964).

Howard, C.N. "The Military Occupation of British West Florida, 1763." Florida Historical Quarterly XVII (January, 1939), 181-199.

Hunter, William A. Forts on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1753-1758. (Harrisburg, 1960).

James, Alfred P., and Stotz, Charles M. "Drums in the Forest." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine XLI (Autumn, 1958), 3-227.

Steele, Ian K. Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre." (New York, 1990).

Stotz, Charles M. Outposts of the War for Empire, The French and English in Western Pennsylvania: Their Armies, Their Forts, Their People, 1749-1764. (Pittsburgh, 1985).


Pontiac's Uprising, 1763

Parkman, Francis. The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada. Tenth ed., 2 vols. (Boston, 1893).

Peckham Howard H. Pontiac and the Indian Uprising. (Princeton, 1947).


The American Revolution

Alden, John R. A History of the American Revolution. (New York, 1969).

Boatner, Mark M. III. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. (New York, 1974).

. Landmarks of the American Revolution. (Harrisburg, 1973).

Griffith, Samuel B. III. In Defense of the Public Liberty: Britain, America, and the Struggle for Independence - From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in 1781. (New York, 1976).

Higginbotham, Don. War and Society in Revolutionary America: The Wider Dimensions of the Conflict. (Columbia, 1988).

. Reconsiderations on the Revolutionary War: Selected Essays. (Westport, 1978).

Hoffman, Ronald and Albert, Peter J. eds. Arms and Independence: The Military Character of the American Revolution. (Charlottesville, 1984).

Higginbotham, Don. The War of American Independence. Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice, 1763-1789. (New York, 1971).

Kennett, Lee. The French Forces in America, 1780-1783. (Westport, Connecticut, 1977).

Lossing, Benson J. The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution. 2 vols. (New York, 1851-52).

Martin, James K. and Lender, Mark E. A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789. (Arlington Heights, 1982).

Middlekauff, Robert. The Glorious Cause. The American Revolution, 1763 - 1789.

Mintz, Max M. The Generals of Saratoga. (New Haven, 1990).

Peckham, Howard H. The War for Independence. (Chicago, 1958).

Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the American Revolution. (New York, 1961).

Roberts, Robert. New York's Forts in the Revolution. (Rutherford, 1980).

Robson, Eric. The American Revolution in its Political and Military Aspects, 1763-1783. (Oxford, 1955).

Royster, Charles. A Revolutionary People at War: the Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783. (Chapel Hill, 1979).

Starbuck, David R. Mount Independence and the American Revolution. (Montpelier, Vermont, 1991).

Wallace, Willard M. Appeal to Arms: A Military History of the American Revolution. (New York, 1951).

Washington, Ida H., and Washington, Paul A. Carleton's Raid. (Caanan, New Hampshire, 1977).

Ward, Christopher and Alden, John R. eds. The War of the Revolution. 2 vols. (New York, 1952).

Williams, John. The Battle of Hubbardton: The American Rebels Stem the Tide. (Montpelier, Vermont, 1988).


Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787

Minot, George R. The History of the Insurrections, in Massachusetts, In the Year MDCCLXXXVI, and the Rebellion consequent thereon. (Worcester, Massachusetts, 1788).

Starkey, Marion Lena. A Little Rebellion. (New York, 1955).


The Whiskey Insurrection, 1794

Baldwin, Leland D. Whiskey Rebels; the Story of a Frontier Uprising. (Pittsburgh, 1939).


The War of 1812

Adams, Henry. The War of 1812. ed. by H.A. DeWeerd (New York, 1944).

Beirne, Francis F. The War of 1812. (New York, 1949).

Crisman, Kevin. The Eagle. (Shelbourne, Vermont, 1987).

Dillon, Richard. We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry, Wilderness Commander. (New York, 1978).

Everest, Allen S. The War of 1812 in the Champlain Valley. (Syracuse, New York, 1981).

Hickey, Donald R. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. (Urbana, Illinois, 1989).

Horsman, Reginald. The War of 1812. (New York, 1969).

Kimball, Jeffrey Philip. Strategy on the Northern Frontier, 1814. (Ph.D. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1969).

Lossing, Benson J. The Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812. (New York, 1868).

Mahon, John K. The War of 1812. (Gainesville, Florida, 1972).

Reilly, Robin. The British at the Gates: the New Orleans Campaign in the War of 1812. (New York, 1974).


First Seminole War, 1817-1818

Coulter, Ellis Merton. "The Chehaw Affair." The Georgia Historical Quarterly 49 (December, 1965), 369-395.

Porter, Kenneth W. "Negroes in the Seminole War, 1817-1818." The Journal of Negro History 36 (July, 1951), 249-280.


Winnebago Indian War, 1827

McKenney, Thomas L. "The Winnebago War of 1827." Wisconsin Historical Collections Vol. 5 (1868), 178-204.


The Black Hawk War, 1832

Eby, Cecil D. That Disgraceful Affair: The Black Hawk War. (New York, 1973).

Hagan, William T. "The Black Hawk War." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1950.


Texas War of Independence, 1835-1836

Binkley, William C. The Texas Revolution. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1952).

Gaddy, Jerry T., comp. Texas in Revolt. Contemporary Newspapers' Account of the Texas Revolution. (Fort Collins, Colorado, 1973).

Houston, Samuel. The Writings of Sam Houston, 1813-1863. Ed. by Amelia W. Williams and Eugene C. Barker. 8 vols. (Austin, Texas, 1973).

Long, Jeff. Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo. (New York, 1990).

Lord, Walter. A Time to Stand: The Epic of the Alamo Seen as a Great National Experience. (New York, 1961).


Second Seminole War

Hartley, William B. Osceola, the Unconquered Indian. (New York, 1973).

Mahon, John K. History of the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842. (Gainesville, Florida, 1967).

Porter, Kenneth W. "Florida Slaves and Free Negroes in the Seminole War, 1835-1842." The Journal of Negro History XXVIII (October 1943), 390-420.


Osage Indian War, 1837

Glenn, Robert A. "The Osage War." The Missouri Historical Review 14 (January 1920), 201-210.

Godsey, Roy. "The Osage War, 1837." The Missouri Historical Review 20 (October 1925), 96-100.


The Texan-Mier Expedition

Day, James M. Black Beans and Goose Quills. Literature of the Texan Mier Expedition. (Waco, Texas, 1970).

Wooster, Ralph A. "Texas Military Operations Against Mexico, 1842-1843." Southwestern Historical Quarterly (April 1964), 465-484.


The Mexican-American War

Bauer, Karl Jack. The Mexican War, 1846-1848. (New York, 1974)

Conner, Seymour V., and Faulk, Odie B. North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848. (New York, 1971).

Ruiz, Roman E., ed. The Mexican War. (New York, 1973).

Schroeder, John H. Mr. Polk's War. (Madison, Wisconsin, 1973).

Singletory, Otis A. The Mexican War. (Chicago, 1960).

Smith, Justin H. The War with Mexico. 2 vols. (New York, 1919).

Weems, John Edward. To Conquer a Peace: The War Between the United States and Mexico. (New York, 1974).


The Kansas Border Wars,1854-1861

Monaghan, James (Jay). Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865. (Boston, 1955).

Nichols, Alice. Bleeding Kansas. (New York, 1954).


War With the Sioux, 1854-1855

Hafen, Le Roy, R. and Young, Francis M. Fort Laramie and the Pagent of the West, 1834-1890. (Glendale, California, 1938).

McCann, Lloyd E. "The Grattan Massacre." Nebraska History. 37 (March 1956), 1-26.


The Rouge River Indian Wars, 1855-1856

Clark, Robert C. "Military History of Oregon, 1849-1859." Oregon Historical Quarterly 36 (March 1935), 14-59.

Walsh, Frank K. Indian Battles Along the Rouge River, 1855-1856. (Grants Pass, Oregon, 1972).


The Yakima Indian War, 1855-1856

Bischoff, William N. "The Yakima Indian War: 1855-1856." Ph.D. Dissertation, Loyola University of Chicago, 1950.

"Defending Puget Sound Against the Northern Indians." The Pacific Northwest Quarterly 36 (January 1945), 69-78.


Third Seminole Indian War, 1855-1858

Bittle, George C. "Florida Frontier Incidents during the 1850s." The Florida Historical Quarterly 49 (October 1970), 153-160.

Webb, Alexander S. "Campaigning in Florida in 1855." The Journal of Military Service Institution 45 (November-December 1909), 397-489.


The Mountain Meadow Massacre, 1857

Brooks, Juanita. The Mountain Meadows Massacre. (Stanford, California, 1950).

Furnas, Norman F. The Morman Conflict, 1850-1859. (New Haven, Connecticut, 1960).


The Spirit Lake Massacre, 1857

Peterson, William J. "The Spirit Lake Massacre." Palimpsest 38 (June 1957), 209-272.

Tadkle, Thomas. The Spirit Lake Massacre. (Iowa City, Iowa, 1918).


The Utah (Morman) War Expedition, 1857-1858

Bailey, Paul D. The Armies of God. (Garden City, New York, 1968).

Hafen, Leroy R. and Ann W., eds. The Utah Expedition, 1857-1858; A Documentary Account of the United States Military Movement under Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston and the Resistance by Brigham Young and the Mormon Nauvoo Legion. (Glendale, California, 1958).

Langley, Harold D. ed. To Utah with the Dragoons and Glimpses of Life in Arizona and California, 1858-1859. (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1974).


The Spokane Indian War, 1858

Chadwick, S.J. "Colonel Steptoe's Battle." The Washington Historical Quarterly 2 (July 1908), 333-43.

Maning, Benjamin F. The Conquest of the Coeur d'Alenes, Spokanes and Palouses: The Expedition of Colonel E.J. Steptoe and George Wright against the "Northern Indians" in 1858. (Spokane, Washington, 1912).


John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry, 1859

Boyer, Richard O. The Legend of John Brown: A Biography and a History. (New York, 1973).

Keller, Allan. Thunder at Harpers Ferry. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1958).

Nalty, Bernard C. The United States Marines at Harpers Ferry and in the Civil War. (Washington, 1966).


The Paiute Indian Campaign, 1860

Egan, Ferol. Sand in a Whirlwind: The Paiute Indian War of 1860. (Garden City, New York, 1972).

Miller, William C., ed. "The Pyramid Lake Indian War or 1860." The Nevada Historical Society Journal 1 (September 1957), 37-53; (November 1957), 98-113.


The American Civil War, 1861-1865

Because of the enormous amount of printed material available on the Civil War, only a few of the most general sources are given.

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Clarence C. Buel and Robert U. Johnson, eds. (New York, 1888, reprint ed. Secaucus, N.J., 1982).

Catton, Bruce. The Centennial History of the Civil War. 3 vols. (Garden City, 1961-65).

. Grant Moves South. (Boston, 1960).

. Grant Takes Command. (Boston, 1969).

. Mr. Lincoln's Army. (Garden City, New York, 1951).

. A Stillness at Appomattox. (Garden City, New York, 1953).


Connelly, Thomas L. The Army of the Heartland; The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1967).

. Autumn of Glory; The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1971).

Coulter, Ellis Merton. The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1950).

Dyer, Frederick. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. (Des Moines, Iowa, 1908).

Freeman, Douglas S. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command. 4 vols. (New York, 1942-44).

Freeman, Douglas S. R.E. Lee, A Biography. 4 vols. (New York, 1934-35).

Long, E.B. The Civil War Day by Day: An Almanac 1861 - 1865. (Garden City, N.Y., 1971).

McPherson, James. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. (New York, 1988).

McPherson, James. The Negro's Civil War; How American Negroes Felt and Acted during the War for the Union. (New York, 1969).

Randall, James G. and Donald, David H. The Civil War and Reconstruction. (2nd ed., Lexington, Massachusetts, 1969).

Turner, George E. Victory Rode the Rails: The Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War. (Indianapolis, Indiana, 1953).

U.S. War Department. War of the Rebellion ... Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 128 vols. (Washington, 1880 1901).

Wiley, Bell Irvin. The Life of Billy Yank, and The Life of Johnny Reb. (New York, 1952).

Williams, T. Harry. Lincoln and His Generals. (New York, 1952).

. McClellan, Sherman and Grant. (New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1962).


Minnesota Uprising, 1862-1864

Carley, Kenneth. The Sioux Uprising of 1862. (St. Paul, 1961).

Jones, Robert H. The Civil War in the Northwest. (Norman, Oklahoma).


Navajo Campaign, 1863-1864

Hopkins, Richard C. "Kit Carson and the Navajo Expedition." Montana: The Magazine of Western History 18 (April 1968), 52-61.


The Sand Creek Massacre, 1864

Coffin, Morse H. The Battle of Sand Creek. (Waco, Texas 1965).

Hoig, Stanley. The Sand Creek Massacre. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1961).

Sievers, Michael A. "Sands of Sand Creek Historiography." Colorado Magazine 49 ((Spring 1972), 116-42.


Military Operations Against the Indians Along the Bozeman Trail, 1865-1868

Athearn, Robert G. "The Fort Bufford Massacre." The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 41 (March 1955), 675-684.

Guthrie, John. "The Fetterman Massacre." The Annals of Wyoming 9 (October 1932), 714-718.

Johnson, Dorothy M. The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold. (Mew York, 1971).

Keenan, Jerry. "The Wagon Box Fight," The Journal of the West 11 (January, 1972), 51-74.


Battle of Beecher Island, 1868

Brisbin, James S. "Stand at Arikaree." Colorado Magazine (Fall 1964), 337-42.

White, Lonnie J. "The Battle of Beecher Island." The Journal of the West 5 (January 1966), 1-24.


The Washita Campaign, 1868-1869

Hoig, Stanley. The Battle of the Washita: The Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-1869. (Garden City, New York, 1976).

White, Lonnie J. "Winter Campaigning with Sheridan and Custer: The Expedtion of the Nineteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry." The Journal of the West 6 (January 1967), 68-98.


The Republican River Expedition, 1869

King, James T. "The Republican River Expedition..." Nebraska History 41 (September-December 1960), 165-99 and 281-97.


Masacre of the Piegan Indians, 1870

Hutton, Paul Andrew. "Phil Sheridan's Pyrrhic Victory: The Piegan Massacre, Army Politics, and the Transfer Debate." Montana. The Magazine of Western History. 32 (Spring 1982), 32-43.

Wilson, Wesley C. "The U.S. Army and the Piegans: The Baker Massacre on the Marias, 1870." North Dakota History 32 (January 1965), 40-58.


The Camp Grant Massacre, 1871

Cargill, Andrew H. "The Camp Grant Massacre." Arizona and the West 7 (July 1936), 73-79.

Schellie, Don. Vast Domain of Blood: The Story of the Camp Grant Massacre. (Los Angeles, 1968).


The Modoc Indian War, 1872-1873

Dillon, Richard H. Burnt-Out Fires: California's Modoc Indian War. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1973).

Murray, Keith A. The Modocs and Their War. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1959).

Thompson, Erwin N. Modoc War: Its Military History and Topography. (Sacramento, California, 1971).


The Yellowstone Expedition, 1873

Braden, Charles. "The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873." The Journal of the United States Cavalry 16 (October 1905), 218-241.

Carroll, John M. ed. The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873. (Mattiuck, New York, 1986).

Rolston, Alan. "The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873." Montana, The Magazine of Western History 20 (Spring 1970), 20-29.


The Black Hills Expedition, 1874

Gerber, Max E. "The Custer Expedition of 1874: A New Look." North Dakota History 40 (Winter 1973), 5-23.

Jackson, Donald. Custer's Gold: The United States Cavalry Expedition of 1874. (New Haven, Connecticut, 1966).


The Red River Indian War, 1874-1875

Haley, James L. The Buffalo War; The History of the Red River Indian Uprising of 1874. (Garden City, New York, 1976).

Leckie, William H. "The Red River War: 1874-1875." The Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 29 (1956), 78-100.


The Great Sioux War, 1876-1877

Ambrose, Stephen E. Crazy Horse and Custer. (New York, 1975).

Connell, Evan S. Son of the Morningstar: Custer and the Little Big Horn. (San Francisco, 1984).

Gray, John S. Centennial Campaign; The Sioux War of 1876. (Fort Collins, Colorado, 1976).

. Custer's Last Campaign: Mitch Boyer and the Little Big Horn Reconstructed. (Lincoln, Nebraska, 1991).

Greene, Jerome A. Slim Buttes, 1876: An Episode of the Great Sioux War. (Lincoln, Nebraska, 1991).

. "The Lame Deer Fight: Last Drama of the Sioux War of 1876-1877." By Valor of Arms: Journal of American Military History 3, No. 3 (1979), 11-21.

. Yellowstone Command: Colonel Nelson A. Miles and the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877. (Lincoln, 1991).

Hedren, Paul L. First Scalp for Custer: The Skrimish at Warbonnet Battlefield. (Glendale, California, 1980).

. Fort Laramie in 1876: A Chronicle of a Frontier Post at War. (Lincoln, 1988).

. ed. The Great Sioux War, 1876-1877. (Helena, Montana, 1991).

Magnum, Neil C. Battle for the Rosebud: Prelude to the Little Bighorn. (El Segundo, California, 1987).

Sievers, Michael A. "The Literature of the Little Big Horn: A Centennial Historiography." Arizona and the West 18 (Summer 1976), 149-176.


The Nez Perce Indian Campaign, 1877

Beal, Merril D. I Will Fight No More Forever. (Seattle, 1963).

Brown, Mark H. The Flight of the Nez Perce; A History of the Nez Perce War. (New York, 1967).

Chief Joseph. "Chief Joseph's Own Story." North American Review (April 1879).

Haines, Frances. The Nez Perces: Tribesmen of the Columbia Plateau. (Norman, 1978).

Josephy, Alvin M., Jr., The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest. (New Haven, 1965).

McDermott, John D. Forlorn Hope. (Boise, Idaho, 1978).


The Bannock Indian War, 1878

Brimlow, George F. The Bannock Indian War of 1878. (Caldwell, Idaho, 1938).


The Cheyenne Indian Campaign, 1878-1879

Collins, Dennis. The Indians' Last Fight; or, The Dull Knife Raid. (Girard, Kansas, 1915).


The Sheepeater Indian Campaign, 1879

Brown, William C. The Sheepeater Campaign, Idaho - 1879. (Boise, Idaho, 1926).


The White River Campaign, 1879

McClellan, Val J. This is Our Land. (New York, 1977).

Sprague, Marshall. Massacre: The Tragedy at White River. (Boston, 1957).


The Geronimo Campaign, 1881-1886

Adams, Alexander B. Geronimo. A Biography. (New York, 1971).

Faulk, Odie B. The Geronimo Campaign. (New York, 1969).

Thrapp, Dan L. The Conquest of Apacheria. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1967).


The Battle of Wounded Knee, 1890

Eastman, Elaine G. "The Ghost Dance War and Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890-1891." Nebraska History 26 (January-March 1945), 26-42.

Utley, Robert M. The Last Days of the Sioux Nation. (New Haven, 1963).


The Cheyenne Outbreak, 1897

Underhill, Lonnie E., and Littlefield, Daniel F., Jr. "The Cheyenne Outbreak of 1897." Montana, The Magazine of Western History 24 (October 1974), 30-41.


The Leech Lake Indian Uprising, 1898

Roddis, Louis H. "The Last Indian Uprising in the United States." The Minnesota Historical Bulletin 3 (February 1920), 272-290.


Battlefield Guides

Boatner, Mark M. III. Landmarks of the American Revolution: A Guide to Locating and Knowing What Happened at the Sites of Independence. (Harrisburg, 1973).

Bowen, John. Battlefields of the Civil War: A State-by-State Guide. (London, 1986).

Chandler, David. "Haunted Acres: Visiting Battlefields." History Today, XXVI (743-748) (November 1976).

Cromie, Alice Hamilton. A Tour Guide to the Civil War. (New York, 1964, revised ed., 1975).

Hicks, Roger W., and Schultz, Frances E. Battlefields of the Civil War. (Topfield, Massachusetts, 1989).

Kennedy, Frances H., ed. The Civil War Battlefield Guide. (Boston, 1990).

Luvaas, Jay and Nelson, Harold W., eds. The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1988); The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg. (1986); and The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Antietam, the Maryland Campaign of 1862. (1987).

Stevens, Joseph E. America's National Battlefield Parks: A Guide. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1990).

Sweeney, James B. A Pictorial Guide to the Military Museums, Forts, and Historic Sites of the United States. (New York, 1981).

Thum, Marcella, and Thum, Gladys. Exploring Military America. (New York, 1982).

Wilder, Patrick. Seaway Trail Guide to the War of 1812. (Oswego, New York, 1987).


Military Atlases

Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, 1891-1895; reprinted as The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, New York, 1983).

Adams, James T., ed. Atlas of American History. (New York, 1943).

Adams, Randolph G. British Headquarters Maps and Sketches. (Ann Arbor, 1926).

The American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History. (New York, 1966).

Cappon, Lester J., ed. Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era, 1760-1790. (Princeton, 1976).

Esposito, Vincent J., ed. The West Point Atlas of American Wars. 2 vols. (New York, 1959).

Kirk, John, and Westwood, John. Atlas of American Wars. (Greenwich, Connecticut, 1986).

Nebenzal, Kenneth, comp. Atlas of the American Revolution. (Chicago, 1974).

Peckham, Howard, and Marshall, Douglas W. Campaigns of the American Revolution: An Atlas of Manuscript Maps. (Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1976).

Philips, Philip L. List of Maps in America in the Library of Congress. (Washington, D.C., 1901).

Symonds, Craig L. A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution. (Annapolis, 1986).

. A Battlefield Atlas of the Civil War. (Annapolis, 1983).

Stephenson, Richard W., comp. Civil War Maps: An Annotated List of Maps and Atlases in the Library of Congress. 2nd edition. (Washington, D.C., 1989).

U.S. National Archives. A Guide to Civil War Maps in the National Archives. (Washington, D.C., 1986).


Special Studies

Andropogon Associates. The Earthworks Manual. National Park Service (Washington, 1989).

Bearss, Edwin C. "Walking in the Footsteps of History." National Park Service, Courier 36 (Summer 1991), 15-17.

Boyles, Fred. "Historic Landscaping: Moores Creek National Battlefield." National Park Service, CRM Bulletin 9 Number 4 (August 1986), 9-10.

Ferris, Robert G. ed. Soldier and Brave. Historic Places Associated with Indian Affairs and the Indian Wars in the Trans-Mississippi West. (Washington, 1971).

Fox, Richard A., Jr., and Scott, Douglas D. Archaeological Insights into the Custer Battle: An Assessment of the 1984 Field Season. (Norman, Oklahoma, 1987).

. "The Post-Civil War Battlefield Pattern: An Example from the Custer Battlefield." Historical Archaelogy, 25, No. 2 (1991).

Lee, Ronald F. The Origins and Evolution of the Military Park Idea. National Park Service (Washington, 1973).

McClelland, Linda Flint, Keller, J. Timothy, Keller, Genevieve P., and Melnick, Robert Z. National Register Bulletin: Guidelines for Evaluating and Documenting Rural Historic Landscapes. National Park Service (Washington, D.C., 1990).

McMahon, Edward T. "Saving Our Sense of the Past." The Environmental Forum (May/June 1991),

Rainey, Reuben M. "The Memory of War: Reflections on Battlefield Preservation." The Yearbook of Landscape Architecture: Historic Preservation. (New York, 1983).

Robertson, William Glenn. The Staff Ride. (Washington, 1987).

Sarles, Frank B, and Shedd, Charles E. Colonials and Patriots: Historic Places Commemorating Our Forebears, 1700-1783. National Park Service (Washington, D.C., 1964).

Thomas, Emory M. Travels to Hallowed Ground. A Historian's Journey to the American Civil War. (Columbia, South Carolina, 1987).

Warnecke, Lisa. "Geographic Information Systems Use in State Government Agencies." Gretchen E. Hayes, ed. Cultural Resources Information Management Series. National Park Service (Washington, D.C., 1990).


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