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Books with Citations for Stars and Stripes: Civil War

Andrews, J. Cutler.
The North Reports the Civil War. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1955. x, 813 p. Ill., maps, bibliography, index.
LC call number: E609.A6
LC control number: 55006873

Comprehensive overview of Civil War reporting by Union newspapers. Includes an alphabetical list of northern reporters and their newspapers.

Andrews, J. Cutler.
The South Reports the Civil War. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1970. xi, 611 p. Ill., maps, bibliography, index.
LC call number: E609.A62
LC control number: 75090942

Complementary edition to the author's earlier work on Civil War reporting by northern reporters; includes a list of southern reporters and their newspapers.

Brigham, Clarence Saunders.
Wall-Paper Newspapers of the Civil War. Cambridge, Mass., 1924.
LC call number: Z6951.B87
LC control number: 42002575

Bibliography of Confederate and Union newspapers printed on wallpaper.

Ellis, Helen H.
The National Tribune: A Guide to Selected Materials of Civil War Interest. N.p., 1968-1969. Ca. 300 leaves.
LC call number: Z1242.E58 1968 Newspaper Reference
LC control number: 82232657

A bibliographic guide to selected letters and articles written by military veterans for the newspaper. The index was compiled by consulting the microfilm of the newspaper held in the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room at the Library of Congress.

Perry, James M.
A Bohemian Brigade: The Civil War Correspondents, Mostly Rough, Sometimes Ready. New York: J. Wiley, 2000. xiv, 305 p., Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: E609 .P47 2000
LC control number: 99039101

Perry examines the role of Civil War correspondents in shaping American journalism and discusses their impact on public opinion. In the aftermath of the war, Americans came to demand eyewitness accounts of wars instead of official government releases.

Research Publications International.
The Civil War. Woodbridge, Conn: Research Publications International, 1995. 1 computer optical disc: col.; 4 3/4 in + 1 user's guide. vi, 32 p.
LC call number: E468 [1996 01579] Machine-Readable Collections
LC control number: 96801141

CD-ROM with fully indexed and searchable collection of primary sources on the American Civil War, including letters, journals, photos, maps, memoirs, and newspaper articles, plus audio clips of speeches, songs, and interviews.

Sauers, Richard Allen.
To Care For Him Who Has Borne the Battle: Research Guide to Civil War Material in the National Tribune. Jackson, KY: History Shop Press, 1995. xxii, 109 p.
LC call number: E462.N373 S28 1995
LC control number: 95206936

Bibliographic guide to Civil War material in the National Tribune covering the years 1877-1884 with entries for veterans' letters that were published in the newspaper.

Schneider, Richard C.
African American History in the Press, 1851-1899: From the Coming of the Civil War to theRise of Jim Crow As Reported and Illustrated in Selected Newspapers of the Time. 2 vols. Detroit: Gale, 1996. Ill., maps., bibliography, index.
LC call number: E185.2 .A25 1996 MRR Alcove
LC control number: 96015384

A collection of first-hand newspaper reports from thirteen major newspapers depicting African Americans in articles, editorials, cartoons, and engravings.

Weisberger, Bernard A.
Reporters for the Union. Boston: Little, Brown, 1953. xi, 316 p. Ill., bibliography, index.
LC call number: E609.W4
LC control number: 52012638

History of civil war reporting in the North, relying heavily on materials available at the Library of Congress.


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