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Simon, John Y. "Union County in 1858 and the Lincoln-Douglas Debate." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 62, no. 3 (1969): 267-292. Journal Article Secondary 1969
Meyer, Howard N. "Why are we in Texas (and Elsewhere)?" Minority of One 10, no. 7-8 (1968): 14-17. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Templin, Mary. "Panic Fiction: Women's Responses to Antebellum Economic Crisis." Legacy 21, no. 1 (2004): 1-16. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Bauer, K. Jack. Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest. Southern Biography Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985. Book Secondary 1985
Lee, R. Alton. "Slavery and the Oregon Territorial Issue: Prelude to the Compromise of 1850." Pacific Northwest Quarterly 64, no. 3 (1973): 112-119. Journal Article Secondary 1967
Earle, Jonathan. “The Making of the North's 'Stark Mad Abolitionists': Anti-Slavery Conversion in the United States, 1824-54.” Slavery & Abolition 25, no. 3 (2004): 59-75. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Leemhuis, Roger P. James L. Orr and the Sectional Conflict. Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1979. Book Secondary 1979
Edwards, Knight. “Burnside: A Rhode Island Hero.” Rhode Island History 16 (January 1957): 1-23. Journal Article Secondary 1957
“A Page of Political Correspondence: Unpublished Letters of Mr. Stanton to Mr. Buchanan.” North American Review 129 (November 1879): 473-483. Journal Article Primary 1879
Barnes, Thurlow Weed. Life of Thurlow Weed including His Autobiography and a Memoir. 2 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884.
Book Primary 1884
Desmond, Jerry R. "The Attempt to Repeal Maine's Personal Liberty Laws." Maine History 37, no. 4 (1998): 194-209. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Simpson, Brooks D. "Two More Roads to Sumter." Reviews in American History 17, no. 2 (1989): 225-231. Journal Article Secondary 1989
Michael, Steven. "A Year's Campaign: Dewitt C. Loudon's Mexican War." Timeline 9, no. 2 (1992): 18-33. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Umbach, Greg. "Learning to Shop in Zion: The Consumer Revolution in Great Basin Mormon Culture, 1847-1910." Journal of Social History 38, no. 1 (Fall 2004): 29-61. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Schapsmeier, Edward L. and Frederick H. Schapsmeier. "Lincoln and Douglas: Their Versions of the West." Journal of the West 7, no. 4 (1968): 542-552. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Hughes, James. "Those Who Passed Through: Unusual Visits to Unlikely Places." New York History 87, no. 3 (2006): 378-382. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Weld, Theodore Dwight. The Bible against Slavery: An Inquiry into the Patriarchal and Mosaic systems on the subject of Human Rights. New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1837. Book Primary 1837
Nevin, David. The Mexican War. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1978. Book Secondary 1978
Gerteis, Louis S. Civil War St. Louis. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Sears, Louis Martin. John Slidell. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1925. Book Secondary 1925
Desmond, Jerry R. "Maine and the Elections of 1860." New England Quarterly 67, no. 3 (1994): 455. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Simpson, Craig. "John Brown and Governor Wise: A New Perspective on Harpers Ferry." Biography 1, no. 4 (1978): 15-39. Journal Article Secondary 1978
Michel, Peter J. "No Mere Holiday Affair: The Capture of Santa Fe in the Mexican-American War." Gateway Heritage 9, no. 4 (1989): 12-25. Journal Article Secondary 1989
Watson, Harry L. " ‘The Common Rights of Mankind’: Subsistence, Shad, and Commerce in the Early Republican South." Journal of American History 83, no. 1 (1996): 13-43. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Boyer, Richard O. The Legend of John Brown: A Biography and History. New York: Alfred A. Knoph, 1973. Book Secondary 1973
Steers, Edward, Jr. "'A Puttin' on (H)airs'." Lincoln Herald 91, no. 3 (1989): 86-90. Journal Article Secondary 1989

Abzug, Robert H. Passionate Liberator: Theodore Dwight Weld and the Dilemma of Reform. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Book Secondary 1980
Diket, A. L.. Senator John Slidell and the Community He Represented in Washington 1853-1861. Washington: University Press of America, 1982. Book Secondary 1982
Torrey, Jesse. A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States. Philadelphia, 1817.
Book Primary 1817
DeVillers, David. The John Brown Slavery Revolt Trial: A Headline Court Case. Headline Court Cases. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Hudson, J. Blaine. "Crossing the ‘Dark Line’: Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Louisville and North-Central Kentucky." Filson Club History Quarterly 75, no. 1 (2001): 33-83. Journal Article Secondary 2001
Middagh, John McVey. "Colonel Doniphan and Private Hughes Conquer New Mexico." Password 52, no. 2 (2007): 96-98. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Watson, Harry L. "The Venturous Conservative Reconsidered: Social History and Political Culture in the Market Revolution." Reviews in American History 22, no. 4 (1994): 732-740. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Carton, Evan. Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the Soul of America. New York: Free Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Seifert, Shirley. The Senator's Lady. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, 1967. Book Secondary 1967
Grant, Mary H. Private Woman, Public Person: An Account of the Life of Julia Ward Howe from 1819 to 1868. Brooklyn: Carlson Pub., 1994. Book Secondary 1994
Diket, A. L. "John Slidell and the ‘Chicago Incident’ of 1858." Louisiana History 5 (Fall 1964): 369-386. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Paul L. Singleton, Jr., “The Keziah Affair of 1858 and its Impact upon Underground Railroad Activities in Eastern Virginia.” M.A. Thesis, Virginia State University, 1983. Thesis Secondary 1983
Miller, Roger G. "Yellow Jack at Vera Cruz." Prologue 10, no. 1 (1978): 43-53. Journal Article Secondary 1978
Watson, Harry L. "The Market and Its Discontents." Journal of the Early Republic 12, no. 4 (Winter 1992): 464-470. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Cox, Clinton. Fiery Vision: The Life and Death of John Brown. New York: Scholastic, 1997. Book Secondary 1997
Sheahan, James Washington. The Life of Stephen A. Douglas. New York: Harper & Bros., 1860. Book Secondary 1860
Maffitt, John Newland. Nautilus, or Cruising under Canvas. New York: United States Publishing Company, 1872. Book Primary 1872
Moore, John Hammond. "Private Johnson Fights the Mexicans, 1847-1848." South Carolina Historical Magazine 67, no. 4 (1966): 203-228. Journal Article Secondary 1966
Watson, Samuel J. "Flexible Gender Roles During the Market Revolution: Family, Friendship, Marriage, and Masculinity Among U.S. Army Officers, 1815-1846." Journal of Social History 29, no. 1 (1995): 81-106. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Nudelman, Franny. John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, & the Culture of War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Bofinger, Minnie. California Haven for John Brown's Widow. Tehama County, CA: S.I. Bofinger, 1900. Book Secondary 1900
Holzer, Harold. "The Bearding of the President, 1860: The Portraitists put on Hairs." Lincoln Herald 78, no. 3 (1976): 95-101. Journal Article Secondary 1976
Alexander, Thomas G. "Carpetbaggers, Reprobates, and Liars: Federal Judges and the Utah War (1857-58)." The Historian 70, no.2 (2008): 209-238. Journal Article Secondary 2008
Bond, Bradley G. “Edward C. Walthall and the 1880 Senatorial Nomination: Politics of Balance in the Redeemer Era.” Journal of Mississippi History 50, no. 1 (February 1988): 1-20. Journal Article Secondary 1988
Herringshaw, Thomas William, ed. Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography. Chicago: American Publishers’’ Association, 1914.
Book Secondary 1914
Morrison, Michael A. " ‘New Territory Versus no Territory’: The Whig Party and the Politics of Western Expansion, 1846-1848." Western Historical Quarterly 23, no. 1 (1992): 25-51. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Wermuth, Thomas S. "New York Farmers and the Market Revolution: Economic Behavior in the Mid-Hudson Valley, 1780-1830." Journal of Social History 32, no. 1 (Autumn 1998): 179-196. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Oates, Stephen B. Our Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and the Civil War Era. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1979. Book Secondary 1979
Collier, Christopher and James Lincoln Collier. Hispanic America, Texas, and the Mexican War, 1835-1850. Drama of American History. New York: Benchmark Books, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
McKim, James Miller. A Sketch of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia, Contained in Two Letters. Pittsburgh: Pittsburg and Allegheny Anti-Slavery Society, 1838. Book Primary 1838
Alexander, Thomas G. "An Experiment in Progressive Legislation: The Granting of Woman Suffrage in Utah in 1870." Utah Historical Quarterly 38, no. 1 (1970): 20-30. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Ely, Glen Sample. “Gone From Texas and Trading With the Enemy: New Perspectives on the Civil War West Texas.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 110, no. 4 (2007): 441-463. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Boggs, William Robertson. Military Reminiscences of Gen. Wm. R. Boggs, C.S.A. Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, 1913. Book Primary 1913
Bradford, Sarah H. Harriet, the Moses of Her People. New York: Geo. R. Lockwood and Son, 1886. Book Primary 1886
Dickinson, Sara. " ‘His Soul is Marching On’: Norwid and the Story of John Brown." Polish Review 35, no. 3-4 (1990): 211-229. Journal Article Secondary 1990
Slater, Robert Bruce. "The American Colleges that Led the Abolition Movement." Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 9 (Autumn 1995): 95-97. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Mulligan, Robert E., Jr. "Letters from a Mexican War Deserter." Military Collector & Historian 34, no. 4 (1982): 167. Journal Article Secondary 1982
Wilson, Major L. "The ‘Country’ Versus the ‘Court’: A Republican Consensus and Party Debate in the Bank War." Journal of the Early Republic 15, no. 4 (1995): 619-647. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Oates, Stephen B. "In Thine Own Image": Modern Radicals and John Brown." South Atlantic Quarterly 73, no. 4 (1974): 417-427. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Connor, Seymour V. and Odie B. Faulk. North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. Book Secondary 1971
Goodwin, Karen. Mrs. Mary Anne (Day) Brown. Red Bluff, CA: Goodwin, 1968. Book Secondary 1968
Newborn, Newton N. "Judicial Decision Making and the End of Slavery in Illinois." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 98, no. 1-2 (2005): 7-33. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Symington, Andrew James. William Cullen Bryant: A Biographical Sketch. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1880. Book Primary 1880
Askew, Margaret. "Harper's Ferry: Could It Have Been Defended?" Virginia Cavalcade 29, no. 1 (1979): 14-21. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Mullins, William H. "The British Press and the Mexican War: Justin Smith Revised." New Mexico Historical Review 52, no. 3 (1977): 207-227. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Oates, Stephen B. "Years of Trial: John Brown in Ohio." Timeline 2, no. 1 (1985): 2-13. Journal Article Secondary 1985
Crowson, E. T. "West Virginians with General Taylor in Mexico." West Virginia History 35, no. 1 (1973): 56-65. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Hampton, Kathlin. Mrs. John Brown. Red Bluff, CA: Hampton, 1967. Book Secondary 1967
United States Congress (37th, 1st : 1861). Addresses on the Death of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas: Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday, July 9, 1861. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1861. Book Primary 1861
Temple, Wayne C. "Herndon On Lincoln: An Unknown Interview With a List of Books in The Lincoln & Herndon Law Office." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 98, no. 1-2 (2005): 34-50. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Burlingame, Michael. Abraham Lincoln: A Life. 2 vols. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Oates, Stephen B. "Texas Under the Secessionists." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 67, no. 2 (1963): 167-212. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Burlingame, Michael, ed. An Oral History of Abraham Lincoln: John G. Nicolay’s Interviews and Essays. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996. Book Primary 1996
Dillon, Merton L. "John P. Parker and the Underground Railroad." Timeline 22 (2005): 2-15. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Murphy, Douglas A. "Dogs of Destiny, Hounds from Hell: American Soldiers and Canines in the Mexican War." Military History of the West 26, no. 1 (1996): 35-48. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Oates, Stephen B. "John Brown's Bloody Pilgrimage." Southwest Review 53, no. 1 (1968): 1-22. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Venable, Austin L. "The Conflict Between the Douglas and Yancey Forces in the Charleston Convention." Journal of Southern History 8, no. 2 (1942): 226-241. Journal Article Secondary 1942
Jolly, James A. "The Historical Reputation of Thaddeus Stevens." Lancaster County Historical Society Papers 74, no. 2 (1970): 34-63. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Cleaves, Freeman. Meade of Gettysburg. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. Book Secondary 1960
Horton, Lois E. “Kidnapping and Resistance: Antislavery Direct Action in the 1850s.” In Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory, edited by David W. Blight, 148-173. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 2004. Book Chapter Secondary 2004
Velazquez, Loreta Janeta. The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army. Richmond, VA: Dustin, Gilman & Co., 1876. Book Primary 1876
Moses, Shelia P. I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott. New York: Margaret K. McElderry, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Murphy, Lawrence R. "The United States Army in Taos, 1847-1852." New Mexico Historical Review 47, no. 1 (1972): 33-48. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Brown, David. Southern Outcast: Hinton Rowan Helper and The Impending Crisis of the South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Cashdollar, Charles D. "Unexpected Friendship: John McClintock and Auguste Comte." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 105, no. 1 (1981): 85-98. Journal Article Secondary 1981
Waller, Robert A. "How Stephen A. Douglas Explained His Criticism of Vermont." Vermont History 42, no. 3 (1974): 201-203. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Hayward, John. Gazetteer of the United States of America..... Philadelphia: James L. Gihon, 1854. Book Primary 1854
Current, Richard Nelson. Old Thad Stevens: A Story of Ambition. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1942. Book Secondary 1942
Wilkeson, Frank. Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1887. Book Primary 1887
Lamon, Ward Hill. The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President. Boston: Osgood, 1872. Book Primary 1872
Bacon, Margaret Hope. Rebellion at Christiana. New York: Crown Publishers Inc, 1975 Book Secondary 1975
Mott, Wesley T. "John Brown in Concord." New-England Galaxy 19, no. 1 (1977): 25-31. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Musser, Rin M. and Nick Reynolds. "Military Mexico: The National Museum of the Interventions." Journal of America's Military Past 26, no. 2 (1999): 81-88. Journal Article Secondary 1999
Graham, Lorenz B. John Brown, A Cry for Freedom. New York: Crowell, 1980. Book Secondary 1980