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The Civil War in Kansas Bibliography, and Suggested Reading

BOOKS ABOUT THE WAR IN KANSAS, MISSOURI, OKLAHOMA & ARKANSAS

This page last updated on 21 Oct, 2000.

ABEL, ANNIE HELOISE. The American Indian as Slaveholder and Secessionist. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

----- The American Indian in the Civil War, 1862-1865. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

----- The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

BROPHY, PATRICK. Bushwackers of the Border: The Civil War Period in Western Missouri. Nevada: Vernon County Historical Society, 1980.

COTTRELL, STEVE. Civil War in the Indian Territory. Gretna: Pelican Publishing Co., 1995.

----- with PHILLIP W. STEELE. Civil War in the Ozarks. Gretna: Pelican Publishing Co., 1996.

GRAVES, W.W. Annals of Osage Mission. St. Paul, KS: Graves Memorial Library, 1987.

----- History of Neosho County. 2 vols. St. Paul, KS: Journal Press, 1951.

----- Early Jesuits at Osage Mission: Life and Letters of Fathers Ponziglione, Schoenmakers and Other Early Jesuits at Osage Mission; Sketch of St Francis' Church; Life of Mother Bridget. St. Paul, KS: 1916.

INGENTHRON, ELMO. Borderland Rebellion: A History of the Civil War on the Missouri - Arkansas Border. Branson: The Ozarks Mountaineer, 1980.

JOSEPHY, ALVIN M., JR. The Civil War in the American West. New York: Vintage Books, 1991.

MATHEWS, JOHN JOSEPH. The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982.

MONAGHAN, JAY. Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1955.

STAMPP, KENNETH M. America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.


RECOMMENDED READING WHICH GIVES ENTERTAINING and INFORMATIVE OVERVIEWS OF THE CIVIL WAR

AMANN, WILLIAM. Personnel of the Civil War. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1961.

BIERCE, AMBROSE. Ambrose Bierce's Civil War. New York: Wings Books, 1996.

CATTON, BRUCE. The Coming Fury. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1961.

----- Never Call Retreat. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1965.

----- Terrible Swift Sword. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1963.

----- Reflections on the Civil War. New York: Promontory Press, 1981.

DAVIS, BURKE. The Civil War: Strange and Fascinating Facts. New York: Wings Books, 1996.

BIOGRAPHIES

FAVOUR, ALPHEUS H. Old Bill Williams: Mountain Man. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1962.

STATE AND LOCAL HISTORIES

DAVIS, KENNETH S. Kansas: A Bicentennial History. New York: W. W. Norton and Co., Inc.

RICHMOND, ROBERT W. Kansas: A Land of Contrasts. Saint Charles: Forum Press, 1974.




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