Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia; Vol. 1-1

Date:
2004
Creator:
Lord, Francis A.
Publisher/Studio:
Mineola, NY: Dover Publications

This Dover edition, first published in 2004, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published in 1963 by the Stackpole Company, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Description (physical):

Large volume (8.5x11"), hardback with jacket, 566 pp.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

So Far From Dixie, Confederates In Yankee Prisons

Date:
2003
Creator:
Burnham, Philip
Publisher/Studio:
Lanham, Maryland: Taylor Trade Publishing

The story of rebel prisoners of war confined at Elmira, NY, one of the more infamous camps in the North during the Civil War, is told from the perspectives of several prisoners as well as some of the guards. The book is based on the letters and conversations the men had with their descendants.

Description (physical):

Hardback, Standard Size, 320 pages with Bibliography and Index

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

20 Good Reasons To Study The Civil War

Date:
2004
Creator:
Waugh, John C.
Publisher/Studio:
Abilene, Texas: McWhiney Foundation Press

Short summaries and examples of reasons to study the Civil War. While some of his 20 reasons seem a bit artificial, it is well written, concise and the price is right for just about any teacher who is looking to find new ways to present American history. Lots of good points here.

Description (physical):

Paperback, 5.5" x 8.5", 96 pages

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Civil War On Western Waters

Date:
1956
Creator:
Fletcher Pratt
Publisher/Studio:
New York: Henry Holt and Company

The River War fought between US and Confederates

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E591.P87, LCCN: 56006461
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum