Chicago Style Entry Publication Type Reading Level Source Type Year Link
Tarbell, Ida M. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. 2 vols. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1902. Book Secondary 1902 Full Record
Davis, J. McCan. How Abraham Lincoln Became President. Springfield: The Illinois Co., 1909. Book Secondary 1909 Full Record
McClure, Alexander Kelly. Abraham Lincoln and Men of War-Times: Some Personal Recollections of War and Politics During the Lincoln Administration. Philadelphia: The Times Publishing Company, 1892. Book Primary 1892 Full Record
Paul, James Laughery. Pennsylvania's Soldiers' Orphan Schools. Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1876.
Book Primary 1876 Full Record
Egle, William Henry, ed. Andrew Gregg Curtin: His Life And Services. Philadelphia: Avil Printing Co., 1895. Book Primary 1895 Full Record
Carwardine, Richard J. Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. Book Secondary 1993 Full Record
Johannsen, Robert Walter. Stephen A. Douglas. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. Book Secondary 1973 Full Record
Roll, Charles. Colonel Dick Thompson: The Persistent Whig. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau, 1948. Book Secondary 1948 Full Record
Burlingame, Michael, ed. With Lincoln in the White House: Letters, Memoranda, and Other Writings of John G. Nicolay, 1860-1865. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000. Book Primary 2000 Full Record
Hanchett, William. Irish: Charles G. Halpine in Civil War America. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1970.
Book Secondary 1970 Full Record
Bateman, Newton. Abraham Lincoln: An Address. Galesburg, IL: Cadmus Club, 1899. Book Primary 1899 Full Record
Wessen, Edward J. “Campaign Lives of Abraham Lincoln, 1860: An Annotated Bibliography.” Papers in Illinois History and Transactions for the Year 1937. Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1938. Book Secondary 1938 Full Record
Scripps, John Locke. Life of Abraham Lincoln. New York: 1860. Book Primary 1860 Full Record
Dyche, Grace Locke Scripps. “John Lock Scripps, Lincoln’s Campaign Biographer.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 17 (1924): 333-351. Journal Article Secondary 1860 Full Record
Zane, Charles S. “Lincoln as I Knew Him.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 14 (1921-22): 74-84. Journal Article Secondary 1860 Full Record
Knoles, George Harmon, ed. The Crisis of the Union, 1860-1861. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1965. Book Secondary 1965 Full Record
Luebke, Frederick C., ed. Ethnic Voters and the Election of Lincoln. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1971. Book Secondary 1971 Full Record
Leonard, John W., ed. Who’s Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men and Women of the United States, 1899-1900. Chicago: A. N. Marquis & Co., 1899. Book Secondary 1899 Full Record
Davis, William C. Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974.
Book 1974 Full Record
Ceremonies at the Reception of Welcome to the Colored Soldiers of Pennsylvania, in the City of Harrisburg, Nov. 14th, 1865, by the Garnet League (Harrisburg: Telegraph Steam Book and Job Office, 1865).
Book Primary 1865 Full Record
McDonald, Cornelia Peake. A Woman's Civil War: A Diary, with Reminiscences of the War, from March 1862. Edited by Minrose C. Gwin. New York: Gramercy Books, 2003.
Book Primary 2003 Full Record
Stone, Kate. Brokenburn: The Journal of Kate Stone, 1861-1868, edited by John Q. Anderson. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1955.
Book Primary 1955 Full Record
Shepherd, Henry Elliot. Narrative of Prison Life at Baltimore and Johnson's Island, Ohio. Baltimore: Commercial Ptg. & Sta. Co., 1917.
Book Primary 1917 Full Record
Shepherd, Henry Elliot. Life of Robert Edward Lee. New York: Neale Publishing Co, 1906. Book Primary 1906 Full Record
Crawford, Samuel Wylie. The Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-1861. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1887.
Book Primary 1887 Full Record
Torrey, Jesse. A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States. Philadelphia, 1817.
Book Primary 1817 Full Record
Bradford, Sarah H. Harriet, the Moses of Her People. New York: Geo. R. Lockwood and Son, 1886. Book Primary 1886 Full Record
Benton, Thomas Hart. Historical and Legal Examination of that Part of Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Dred Scott Case. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Book Primary 1857 Full Record
Baylor, George. Bull Run to Bull Run: or, Four years in the Army of Northern Virginia. Richmond: B. F. Johnson Publishing Co., 1900.
Book Primary 1900 Full Record
Conrad, Thomas Nelson. A Confederate Spy: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army. New York: J.S. Ogilive Publishing Company Company, of Rose Street, 1892. Book Primary 1892 Full Record
Finkelman, Paul. “Lincoln and the Preconditions for Emancipation: The Moral Grandeur of a Bill of Lading.” In Lincoln’s Proclamation: Race, Place, and the Paradoxes of Emancipation, edited by William A. Blair and Karen Fisher Younger, 13-44. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. Book Chapter Secondary Secondary 2009 Full Record
Finkelman, Paul. “The Civil War, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment: Understanding Who Freed the Slaves.” In The Promises of Liberty: The History and Contemporary Relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment, edited by Alexander Tsesis, 36 – 57. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. Book Chapter Secondary Secondary 2010 Full Record
Finkelman, Paul. “Lincoln, Emancipation and the Limits of Constitutional Change.” Supreme Court Review (2008): 349–387. Journal Article Secondary 2008 Full Record
Hietala, Thomas R. Manifest Design: American Exceptionalism and Empire Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1985. Book Secondary 1985 Full Record
Dorsey, Bruce. Reforming Men & Women: Gender in the Antebellum City Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. Book Secondary 2002 Full Record
Egnal, Marc. Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War. New York: Hill and Wang, 2009. Book Secondary 2009 Full Record
Matzke, Jason P. "The John Brown Way: Frederick Douglass and Henry David Thoreau on the Use of Violence." Massachusetts Review 46, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 62-75. Journal Article Secondary 2005 Full Record
"The Five Brave Negroes with John Brown at Harpers Ferry." Negro History Bulletin 27, no. 7 (1964): 164-169. Journal Article Secondary 1964 Full Record
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 Full Record
Bailey, Anne J. The Chessboard of War: Sherman and Hood in the Autumn Campaigns of 1864. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. Book Secondary 2000 Full Record
Jones, Jacqueline. Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War. New York: Knopf, 2008. Book Secondary 2008 Full Record
 Brown, William Wells.  The Black Man: His Antecedents, His Genius, and His Achievements.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1863.
Book Secondary Primary 1863 Full Record