American Civil War and Reconstruction Products

  • Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice

    By Susan-Mary Grant

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was one of the most influential jurists of his time. From the antebellum era and the Civil War through the First World War and into the New Deal years, Holmes' long life and career as a Supreme Court Justice spanned an eventful period of American history, as the country…

    Paperback – 2015-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Mary Lincoln

    Southern Girl, Northern Woman

    By Stacy Pratt McDermott

    One of America’s most compelling First Ladies, Mary Lincoln possessed a unique vantage point on the events of her time, even as her experiences of the constraints of gender roles and the upheaval of the Civil War reflected those of many other women. The story of her life presents a microcosm…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge…

    Hardback – 2014-11-16
    Routledge

  • Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an…

    Paperback – 2014-08-13
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom

    1840s-1877

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom: 1840s-1877, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the eras of slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.…

    Paperback – 2013-11-29
    Routledge
    History Through Literature

  • The Fort Pillow Massacre

    North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era

    By Bruce Tap

    On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger Confederate force under the command of Nathan Bedford Forrest. While the battle was insignificant from a strategic standpoint, the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-27
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The American Civil War

    A Literary and Historical Anthology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Frederick Finseth

    The American Civil War: A Literary and Historical Anthology brings together a wide variety of important writings from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, including short fiction, poetry, public addresses, memoirs, and essays, accompanied by detailed annotations and concise introductions. Now in…

    Paperback – 2013-03-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies

    By John D Wright

    Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln, Davis, Lee, Grant, Sherman, and Jackson, are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists, slaves, inventors, manufacturers, painters, lawyers, writers, spies,…

    Hardback – 2012-11-06
    Routledge

  • Civil War America

    A Social and Cultural History with Primary Sources

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse, Zoe Trodd

    As war raged on the battlefields of the Civil War, men and women all over the nation continued their daily routines. They celebrated holidays, ran households, wrote letters, read newspapers, joined unions, attended plays, and graduated from high school and college. Civil War America reveals how…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Civil War Era and Reconstruction

    An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural and Economic History

    By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    The encyclopedia takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the history of the period. It includes general and specific entries on politics and business, labor, industry, agriculture, education and youth, law and legislative affairs, literature, music, the performing and visual arts, health and…

    Hardback – 2011-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine

    By Glenna R Schroeder-Lein

    The American Civil War is the most read about era in our history, and among its most compelling aspects is the story of Civil War medicine - the staggering challenge of treating wounds and disease on both sides of the conflict. Written for general readers and scholars alike, this first-of-its kind…

    Paperback – 2008-11-30
    Routledge

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