Puget Sound Civil War Roundtable

Civil War Education, Remembrance and Preservation


The titles listed below are some of the favorites of Roundtable members. Scroll down to the right shelf, find the book you want, then click on the image to purchase it directly from Amazon.com.

by Adam Goodheart

A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
by Amanda Foreman

1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History
by Charles Bracelen Flood

Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired President
by Joe Wheeler

All for the Union: The Civil War Diary & Letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes
by Elisha Hunt Rhodes, Robert Hunt Rhodes, Geoffrey C. Ward

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge:
by Ambrose Bierce

American Civil War Fortifications: Land and Field Fortifications
by Ron Field, Peter Dennis

April 1865: The Month That Saved America
by Jay Winick

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
by James M. McPherson

The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South
by Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr.

The Battle of the Ironclads
by John V. Quarstein

The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863
by Shelby Foote

Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart
by Emory M. Thomas

Civil War Hospital Sketches
by Louisa May Alcott

The Civil War
by Robert Paul Jordan

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1 Fort Sumter to Perryville
by Shelby Foote

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 3 Red River to Appomattox
by Shelby Foote

The Civil War: A Narrative: Vol. 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian
by Shelby Foote

The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide

Civil War Road Trip Volume 2

Civil War Road Trip Volume 1

Civil War Sites, 2nd: The Official Guide to the Civil War Discovery Trail
by Civil War Preservation Trust, James Campi

The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah
by Ray C. Colton

The Civil War Soldier: A Historical Reader
by Michael Barton, Larry M. Logue

Civil War Winchester
by Jerry W. Holsworth

The Confederate War
by Gary W. Gallagher

Co. Aytch First Tennessee Regiment
by Sam R. Watkins

Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
by Tony Horwitz

The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction
by Charles Lane

The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka and Corinth
by Peter Cozzens

Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Civil War
by Richard Taylor

Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War, revised edition
by James C. Hazlett, Edwin Olmstead, M. Hume Parks

Did Lincoln Own Slaves?: And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Abraham Lincoln
by Gerald J. Prokopowicz

Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
by Edward Porter Alexander

General Sherman's Christmas: Savannah, 1864
by Stanley Weintraub

Fort Pillow Massacre
by US Congress

Generals in Bronze: Interviewing the Commanders of the Civil War
by William B. Styple

The Gettysburg Campaign
by Edwin B. Coddington

George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon
by Stephen W. Sears

Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War
by Charles Bracelen Flood

Hardtack and Coffee: Soldier's Life in the Civil War
by John D. Billings

Hospital Sketches
By Louisa May Alcott

The Horrid Pit: The Battle of the Crater, the Civil War's Cruelest Mission
by Alan Axelrod

Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
by Jeff Shaara

In the Very Thickest of the Fight: The Civil War Service of the 78th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
By Steve Raymond

John Ransom's Diary Andersonville
by John Ransom, David Thorn

The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union
by Bell Irvin Wiley

The Legacy of the
Civil War
by Robert Penn Warren

The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy
by Bell Irvin Wiley

Lincoln's Spymaster: Thomas Haines Dudley and the Liverpool Network
by David Hepburn Milton

Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural
by Ronald C. White Jr.

Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
by Benson Bobrick

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
by Frederick Douglass

Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz

On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
by Robert M. Poole

The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant (Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant)
by Julia Dent Grant

On War
by General Carl von Clausewitz

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant
by Ulysses Simpson Grant

Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer
by G. Moxley Sorrel

The Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
by Captain Robert Edward Lee

Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War
by Nicholas Lemann

Secrets Of A Civil War Submarine: Solving The Mysteries Of The H. L. Hunley
by Sally M. Walker

Richmond During the War; Four Years of Personal Observation By a Richmond Lady
by Sallie B. Putnam

September Suspense: Lincoln's Union in Peril
by Dennis E. Frye

by James Reasoner

Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862
by Edward Cunningham, Gary D. Joiner and Timothy B. Smith

Shiloh, 1862
by Winston Groom

Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864
Edited by Gary W. Gallagher

Starving the South: How the North Won the Civil War
by Andrew F. Smith

The Slaves War
by Andrew Ward

A Stillness at Appomattox
by Bruce Catton

Stealing the General: The Great Locomotive Chase and the First Medal of Honor
by Russell S. Bonds

Tell Me of Lincoln: Memories of Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and Life in Old New York
by James Edward Kelly, William B. Styple, and James E. Kelly

This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War
by James M. McPherson

They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War
by De Anne Blanton, Lauren M. Cook

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
by Drew Gilpin Faust

Three Days in the Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal and Winchester
by Gary Ecelbarger

Three Months in the Southern States; April-June 1863
by Arthur J. L. Fremantle

Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
by James M. McPherson

The Union War
by Gary W. Gallagher

Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or Life Among The Lowly
by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Jean Fagan Yellin

A View of the Constitution of the United States of America
by William Rawle

We are in for it!: The First Battle of Kernstown
Gary L. Ecelbarger

Warship Under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West
by Lorraine McConaghy

West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace
by Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh

Wilderness: A Tale of the Civil War
by Robert Penn Warren

Where Men Only Dare to Go: Or the Story of a Boy Company, C.S.A.
by Royall W. Figg, Robert K. Krick