The following books were used as reference materials for
the project, "Brooklyn in the Civil War." Please
note that this is just a sample of the many Civil War related
books held by the library.
The following are located in the Brooklyn Collection of
the Brooklyn Public Library:
Benson, Michael. Ballparks of North America: A Comprehensive
Historical Reference to Baseball Grounds, Yards and Stadiums,
1845 to Present. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland
& Company, Inc., 1989. Ref. 796.35706 B
Bentley, W.G. Ninth New York Cavalry At Gettysburg.
Chicago, IL: Pettibone,Wells and Co., Printers, 1888. Ref.
Bingham, Luther Goodyear. The Little Drummer Boy, Clarence
McKenzie, The Child of the Thirteenth Regiment, N.Y.S.,
and The Child of the Mission Sunday School. New York:
Hosford & Ketcham, 1861. Ref. 973.78 M156 B
Dorr, Ebenezer P. The First Monitor and its Inventor.
Buffalo, N.Y.: Matthews & Warren, 1874. Ref. 973.75
Dornbusch, C.E., editor. The Communities of New York
and the Civil War: The Recruiting Areas of New York Civil
War Regiments. New York: The New York Public Library,
1962. Ref. Q973.74 P57 NE
Gates, Arnold, editor. The Civil War Roundtable of New
York: Its History, Programs and Membership, 1965-1966.
New York:1962. Ref. 973.76 C582 N
The Executive Committee. History of the Brooklyn and
Long Island Fair. Brooklyn, N.Y.: The Union Steam Presses/The
Executive Committee, 1864. Ref. 606 B87 H2
Huntington,Edna, compiler. Historical Markers and Monuments
in Brooklyn, a List. New York: The Long Island Historical
Society, 1952. Ref. 974.723 H949
Linder, Marc and Zacharias, Lawrence S. Of Cabbages and Kings County: Agriculture and the Formation of Modern Brooklyn. Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 1999.
Lockwood, John. Our Campaign Around Gettysburg. Brooklyn,
N.Y.: A.H. Rome & Brothers, 1864. Ref. 973.73 L81
"Fort-La-Fayette Life." 1863-64, in extracts
from the "Right Flanker," a manuscript sheet circulating
among the southern prisoners in Fort-La-Fayette. Liverpool,
England: Edward Howell, 1865. Ref. 973.77 F73
Nichols, James M. Perry's Saints, or The Fighting Parsons'
Regiment. Boston, MA: D. Lothrop, 1886. Ref. 973.74
Ostrander, Peter W. Story of the Dedication of the Monument:
To The Memory of the Members of the "Fourteenth Brooklyn"
Regiment who fell in the Battles of First and Second Bull
Run, Gainesville and Groveton. Brooklyn, N.Y.: 14th
Brooklyn Regiment War Veteran's Association, 1907. Ref.
United States. Quartermaster General's Office. Alphabetical
Index to Places of Internment of Deceased Union Soldiers,
in the various states and territories as specified by Rolls
of Honor, nos. 1-X111 being that issued from the Quartermaster
General's Office between June 15, 1865, and August 27, 1867.
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1868. Ref.
973.76 U58 Q
Saltus, J. Sanford & Tisne Walter E. Statues of
New York. New York, N.Y: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1923.
Ref. 735 S18
Spencer, Ichabod S., D.D. Fugitive Slave Law: The Religious
Duty of Obedience to Law: Sermon, Preached in the Second
Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, Nov 24, 1850. New York:
M.W. Dodd, 1850. Ref. 252 S74 F
Stevenson, Charles G. The National Guardsman--Red Legged
Devils at Gettysburg. New York, N.Y.: National Guard Association
Of The United States, 1958.
Ref. q973.74 S8472 R
Stiles, Henry R. The Civil, Political, Professional
And Ecclesiastical History and Commercial and Industrial
Record of the County Of Kings and the City of Brooklyn,
N. Y. from 1683 to 1884. New York: W. W. Munsell &
Co, 1884. Ref. 974.72 S85
Stryker-Rodda, Harriet Mott. Brooklyn And Long Island
Sanitary Fair, 1864, in The Journal of Long Island History,
vol. 4-5, 1864-1865. New York: The Long Island Historical
Society, 1964 Ref. 973.77 S
Sullivan, Dean A. editor. Early Innings: A Documentary
History of Baseball, 1825-1908.
Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. Ref.796.357
Brooklyn and Long island Fair. Sanitary Fair Catalogue
of Arts, Relics and Curiosities on Exhibition at the Taylor
House, Cor. Montague and Clinton St. Brooklyn, N.Y.:
Daily Eagle Print, 1864. Ref. 973.77 B87
Tevis, C. V. The History Of the Fighting Fourteenth.
Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn Eagle Press, 1911? Ref. q356.T35
Whitman, Walt. Memoranda During the War. Bedford,
MA: Applewood Books,  Ref. 973.781 W
The following are available in the History, Biography
and Religion Division of the Brooklyn Public Library:
Barthell, Edward E. The Mystery of the Merrimack. Muskegon,
MI: Dana Printing
Company, 1959. Ref. 973.75 B 285 M
Bunkers, Suzanne, L., editor. The Diary of Caroline
Seabury, 1854-1863. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin
Press, 1991. 976.2973 S
Burgess, Lauren Cook. An Uncommon Soldier: The Civil
War Letters of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, alias Pvt. Lyons Wakeman,
153rd Regiment, New York State Volunteer, 1862-1864. Pasadena,
MD: The Minerva Center, 1994. 973.781 W
Canfield, William A. A History of His Experience in
the Army, Lost his Left Arm in Front of Petersburg, by Himself.
Manchester, N. H.: Charles F. Livingston, 1869. Ref. 973.78
Catton, Bruce. The American Heritage Picture History
of the Civil War. New York, NY: American Heritage/Bonanza
Books, 1960. q973.7 C
Clinton, Catherine. Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom.
New York: Little Brown, 2004. Biography C
DeKay, Tertius, James. Monitor: The Story of the Legendary
Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the
Course of History. New York: Ballantine Books, 1997.
Donovan, Frank. The Ironclads. New York: A.S. Barnes,
1961. 973.75 D6871
Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, A Narrative, Fort Sumter
to Perryville, Volume 1. New York: Random House, 1958,
1986. 973.7 F
Heidler, David S. & Jeanne, T. Encyclopedia Of The
American Civil War: A Political, Social , and Military History.
New York: W. W. Norton, 2000.
Ref. q973.703 E
Hendrick, George & Willene, editors. Fleeing for
Freedom; Stories of the Underground Railroad as told by
Levi Coffin and William Still. Chicago, IL: Ivan R.
Doe, 2004. 973.71 F
Katz, William Loren. Black Legacy: A History of New
York's African Americans. New York: Ethrae Publications,
Inc. 1997. Q974.71004 K
Leonard, Elizabeth, D. Yankee Women: Gender Battles
in the Civil War. New York: W.W. Norton, 1994. 973.715
Livingston, E.A. (Bud.) President Lincoln's Third Largest
City: Brooklyn & the Civil War. Glendale, N.Y.:
Budd Press, 1994. 974.723 L
Marten, James. The Children's Civil War. Chapel
Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Women in the Civil War.
New York: The University of Nebraska Press, 1966. 973.708
Moore, Frank. Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice.
Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton & Co, 1866. Ref. 973.78
Palmer, Abraham John. History of The Forty-Eighth Regiment
of N.Y. State Volunteers in the War for The UUnion, 1861-1865.
New York: Veteran's Association Of The Regiment, 1885. Ref.
Oates, Stephen B. A Woman Of Valor: Clara Barton and
the Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1994. 973.775
Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro and the Civil War.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1953,
1989. 973.715 Q
Romero, Patricia W. Susie King Taylor: Reminiscences
of my Life in Camp with the 33rd
U. S. Colored Troops, Late 1st S. C. Volunteers. A Black
Woman's Civil War Memoirs. New York: Markus Wiener,
1988. 973.7415 T
Schwartz-Bart, Simone. In Praise Of Black Women: Heroines
of the Slavery Era. Madison, WI: University Of Wisconsin
Press, 2002. f920.72 S
Sears, Stephen W. The Civil War: A Treasury of Art and
Literature. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company,
1992. Ref. f973.7022 C
Stevenson, Charles G. Baptized By Fire, An Account of
the Famous 14th Regiment
Albany, N. Y.: New York
Civil War Centennial Commission, 1961.
Ref. 973.74 S8472 B
Varhola, Michael J. Everyday Life During the Civil War.
Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1999. 973.71 V
Volo, Dorothy Denneen & Volo, James M. Daily Life
in Civil War America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press,
1998. 973.71 V
The following are available from the Youth Services
Division of the Brooklyn Public Library:
Bearden, Romare. Li'l Dan, The Drummer Boy, A Civil
War Story. New York: Simon & Schuster Books For
Young Readers, 2003. J-E
Bial, Raymond. The Underground Railroad. New York:
Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1995. J 973.711 B
Blashfield, F. Jean. Women at the Front: Their Changing
Roles in the Civil War. New York: Franklin Watts, 1997.
J 973.7 B
Carter, Alden, R. The Battle Of Gettysburg. New
York: Franklin Watts, 1990.
J 973.734 C
Carter, Alden R. The Civil War: American Tragedy.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1992. J 973.7 C
Carter, Alden R. The Monitor and the Merrimack.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1993. J 973.752 C
Chang, Ina. A Separate Battle--Women and the Civil War.
New York: Puffin Books, 1996. J 973.7 C
Clinton, Catherine. Encyclopedia of the Civil War. New
York: Fairstreet Productions, 1999. J 973.703 C
Cook, Lauren M., editor. An Uncommon Soldier. Pasadena,
MD: The Minerva Center, 1994. J 973.781 W
Damon, Duane. When This Cruel War is Over. Minneapolis,
MN: Lerner Publications, 1996. J 973.71 D
Feinberg, Silberdick, Barbara. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg
Address--Four Score and More. Brookfield, CT: Twenty-First
Century Books, 2000. J 973.7 F
Haskins, James. Black, Blue & Gray: Africans Americans
in the Civil War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
J 973.7415 H
January, Brendan. The Emancipation Proclamation.
New York: Children's Press, 1997. J 973.7 J
King, Wilma. Children of the Emancipation. Minneapolis,
MN: Lerner Publishing Group, 2000. J 973.714 K
McKissack, Fredrick, L.& Patricia C. Days Of Jubilee:
The End of Slavery in the United States. New York: Scholastic
Press, 2003. J 973.7 M
McPherson, James, M. Fields Of Fury: The American Civil
War. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002.
J 973.7 M
Ray, Delia. A Nation Torn: The Story of how the Civil
War Began. New York: Lodestar Books, 1990. J 973.71
Ray, Delia. Behind The Blue and the Gray: The Soldier's
Life in the Civil War. New York: Lodestar Books, 1991.
J 973.7 R
Stanchak, John. The Visual Dictionary of the Civil War.
New York: Dorling-Kindersley, 2000. J Ref. 973.703 S