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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 Ballparks of North America: A Comprehensive Historical Reference to Baseball Grounds, Yards and Stadiums, 1845 to Present.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. 973.76 B47

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 D71

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 N61

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. 973.7 O

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 E

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, [1993] 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 C22

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. 973.757 D

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 L

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. 973.7083 M

Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Women in the Civil War. New York: The University of Nebraska Press, 1966. 973.708 M

Moore, Frank. Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice. Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton & Co, 1866. Ref. 973.78 M821 W

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. 973.74 P17

Oates, Stephen B. A Woman Of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1994. 973.775 O

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 R

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


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