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HIST: History: HIST 166 Civil War & Reconstruction

HIST 166 Civil War & Reconstruction

Students in HIST 166 The Civil War & Reconstruction classes can use this page for help with locating resources for their research papers.

Suggested Topics

  • Causes/origins
    • Westward expansion
    • California Gold rush
    • Politics
    • Economics
  • Major battles
    • Gettysburg
    • Appomattox
    • Antietam
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Harriet Tubman
  • 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Women's roles
  • Slavery
  • Emancipation
  • Reconstruction
  • Impact on journalism
  • Impact on medicine

Finding Books & eBooks

There are many more resources available then the ones listed on this page. These eBooks are suggestions to get you started. To find research articles on your topic, visit the Articles in Library Databases page. To find books or eBooks, visit the Finding Books or Finding eBooks pages.

Louisiana Native Guards

Author: James G. Hollandsworth 

Published: 1995

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Author: Frederick Douglass; Deborah E. McDowell (Editor) 

Published: 2000

Abraham Lincoln and the Road to Emancipation, 1861-1865

Author: William K. Klingaman 

Published: 2001

Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox

Author: William Marvel 

Published: 2002

Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America

Author: Jane E. Schultz 

Published: 2004

Women During the Civil War

Author: Judith E. Harper 

Published: 2003

Theater of a Separate War

Author: Thomas W. Cutrer 

Published: 2017

Defining Documents in American History: Reconstruction Era (1865–1877)

Primary Source

Editor: Michael Shally-Jensen 

Published: 2014

Defining Documents in American History: Civil War (1860-1865)

Primary Source

Editor: James M. McPherson; Salem Press Editors 

Published: 2014