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HIS 204 - Civil War: John Thiel: Find E-books

The American Civil War

How to Access

E-books are available from a several of the library's collections.  To access e-books in

  • Ebook Central- single sign-on required
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - single sign-on required
  • OverDrive - library account and PIN required

Ebook Central ~ Civil War covers

Ebook Central Titles Include

Ebook Central has over 600 books relating to the United States Civil War.  Titles include:

  • Civil War Citizens : Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict, 2010
  • The Civil War in the West : Confederate Guerrilla : The Civil War Memoir of Joseph M. Bailey, 2007
  • Civil War Letters of Joseph Hopkins Twichell : A Chaplain's Story, 2006      
  • Delia Webster and the Underground Railroad, 1996
  • Divided Family in Civil War America, 2005
  • Finding Freedom : The Untold Story of Joshua Glover, Runaway Slave, 2012 
  • Great Lakes : “I Hope to Do My Country Service” : The Civil War Letters of John Bennitt, M.D., Surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry, 2005
  • Lincoln and the Decision for War : The Northern Response to Secession, 2008
  • Political Work of Northern Women Writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872, 2000 
  • Voices in the Storm : Confederate Rhetoric, 1861-1865, 1999 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

 Gale Virtual Reference Library's encyclopedias and specialized reference sources cover a variety of subjects and are a good place to gain background knowledge on a topic.  Gale Virtual Reference Library is available to read on your computer, download, or print.  Listen as it reads from titles such as

  • American Civil War Reference Library, 2000
  • Atlas of the Civil War, 2004
  • Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War, 2008

Available in OverDrive


Search Kirtland Library's OverDrive collection for more Civil War titles.  Contact the Library for your OverDrive PIN.

The Lincoln Financial Foundation Books and Pamphlets Collection

Use the search box in the upper right to search within the collection. Once you click on an item, you can see if there's a "download this document" box on the left.