Secondary Sources

This page contains a listing of the secondary sources which I consulted in researching and writing The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.

Bailey, Anne J. The Chessboard of War: Sherman and Hood in the Autumn Campaigns of 1864. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.

Bonds, Russell S. War Like the Thunderbolt: The Battle and Burning of Atlanta. Yardley: Westholme Publishing, 2009.

Brinsfield, John W., William C. Davis, Benedict Maryniak, and James I. Robertson, Jr. Eds. Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2003.

Campbell, Jacqueline Glass. When Sherman Marched North From the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Carter, Samuel. The Siege of Atlanta, 1864. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1973.

Castel, Albert. Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1992.

——— “The Atlanta Campaign and the Presidential Election of 1864: How the South Almost Won by Not Losing.” In Winning and Losing in the American Civil War: Essays and Stories, 15-32. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1996.

——— “In Quest of Glory: George Stoneman’s Attempt to Free the Andersonville Prisoners.” In Articles of War: Winners, Losers, and Some Who Were Both during the Civil War, 114-124. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001

——— “Prevaricating Through Georgia: Sherman’s Memoirs as a Source on the Atlanta Campaign.” In Winning and Losing in the American Civil War: Essays and Stories, 89-116. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1996.

——— “The Fall and Rise of William Tecumseh Sherman.” In Articles of War: Winners, Losers, and Some Who Were Both during the Civil War, 219-232. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001.

——— Tom Taylor’s Civil War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Carter, Samuel. The Siege of Atlanta, 1864. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1973.

Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

Daniel, Larry. Cannoneers in Gray: The Field Artillery of the Army of Tennessee. Revised edition. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.

——— Days of Glory: The Army of the Cumberland, 1861-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.

Davis, Burke. Sherman’s March: The First Full Length Narrative of General William T. Sherman’s Devastating March through Georgia and the Carolinas. New York: Vintage Books, 1980.

Dean, Jeffrey S. The Hell-Hole in Georgia: Sherman vs. Johnston, May 22-June 2, 1864. Heritage Books, 2006.

Ecelbarger, Gary. Black Jack Logan: An Extraordinary Life in Peace and War. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2005.

———The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2010.

Eicher, John H. and David J. Eicher. Civil War High Commands. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001.

Evans, David. Sherman’s Horsemen: Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign.

Faust, Drew Gilpin. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. New York: Vintage Books, 2008.

Fellman, Michael. Citizen Sherman: A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman. New York: Random House, 1995.

Fleming, James R. Band of Brothers: Company C, 9th Tennessee Infantry. Shippensburg, PA: White Mane, 1996.

Flood, Charles Bracelen. 1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2009.

———Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War. New York: Harper Perennial, 2005.

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War: A Narrative. Vol. 3. New York: Random House, 1974.

Frank, Joseph Allan. With Ballot and Bayonet: The Political Socialization of American Civil War Soldiers. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

Gibson, John M. Those 163 Days: A Southern Account of Sherman’s March from Atlanta to Raleigh. New York: Bramhall House, 1961.

Glatthaar, Joseph T. The March to the Sea and Beyond: Sherman’s Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005.

Griffith, Paddy. Battle Tactics of the Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.

Grimsley, Mark. The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Hagerman, Edward. The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare: Ideas, Organization, and Field Command. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Hanson, Victor Davis. The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny. New York: Anchor Books, 1999.

Hart, B.H. Lidell. Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American. New York: Da Capo Press, 1993.

Hess, Earl J. Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

——— The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat From the Appalachians to the Mississippi. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

——— The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008.

——— The Union Soldier in Battle: Enduring the Ordeal of Combat. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Kennett, Lee. Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman’s Campaign. New York: Harpers Collins, 1995.

——— Sherman: A Soldier’s Life. New York: Harpers Collins, 2001.

Lewis, Lloyd. Sherman: Fighting Prophet. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, Inc., 1932.

Linderman, Gerald. Embattled Courage: The Experience of Combat in the American Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1987.

Longacre, Edward G. Cavalry of the Heartland: The Mounted Forces of the Army of Tennessee. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2009.

Losson, Christopher. Tennessee’s Forgotten Warriors: Frank Cheatham and His Confederate Division. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Luvaas, Jay, and Harold W. Nelson, eds. Guide to the Atlanta Campaign: Rocky Face Ridge to Kennesaw Mountain. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008.

Marszalek, John F. Sherman: A Soldier’s Passion for Order. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007.

——— Sherman’s March to the Sea. Abilene: McWhiney Foundation Press, 2005.

McDonough, James Lee, and James Pickett Jones. War So Terrible: Sherman and Atlanta. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1987.

McMurry, Richard M. Atlanta 1864: Last Chance for the Confederacy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.

——— John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1982.

——— “Kennesaw Mountain”. Civil War Times Illustrated 8, No. 9 (January 1970): 19-34.

——— “The Affair at Kolb’s Farm.” Civil War Times Illustrated 7, No. 8 (December 1968): 20-27.

——— Two Great Rebel Armies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

——— For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

——— This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

——— Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief. New York: The Penguin Press, 2008.

——— What They Fought For, 1861-1865. New York: Anchor Books, 1994.

McWhiney, Grady, and Perry D. Jamieson. Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1982.

Miers, Earl Schenck. The General Who Marched to Hell: William Tecumseh Sherman and his March to Fame and Infamy. New York: Dorsett press, 1951.

Mitchell, Reid. Civil War Soldiers. New York: Viking Press, 1988.

Peterson, Lawrence K. Confederate Combat Commander: The Remarkable Life of Brigadier General Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2013.

Quinlin, Bradley, and Joshua Haugh. Duty Well Performed: The Twenty-First Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. Milford, OH: Little Miami Publishing Co., 2011.

Reid, Whitelaw. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers. 2 Vols. Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1868.

Roberston, James I., Jr. Soldiers Blue and Gray. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.

Royster, Charles. The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Scaife, William R. The Campaign for Atlanta. Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw Mountain Historical Association, 1993.

Secrist, Philip. The Battle of Resaca, Atlanta Campaign, 1864. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1998.

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Symonds, Craig L. Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1992.

——— Stonewall of the West: Patrick Cleburne and the Civil War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Thackery, David T. A Light and Uncertain Hold: A History of the Sixty-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Kent: Kent State University Press, 1999.

Trudeau, Noah Andre. Southern Storm: Sherman’s March to the Sea. New York: Harper Perennial, 2008.

Van Tassel, David. “Behind Bayonets”: The Civil War In Northern Ohio. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2006.

Walters, John Bennett. Merchant of Terror: General Sherman and Total War. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1973.

Waugh, John C. Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1997.

Whalen, Charles and Barbara. The Fighting McCooks: America’s Famous Fighting Family. Bethesda, MD: Westmoreland Press, 2006.

Wiley, Bell Irvin. The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

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Woodworth, Steven. Jefferson Davis and his Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1990.

——— Nothing But Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865. New York: Vintage Books, 2005.

——— Six Armies in Tennessee: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

——— While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001.

Wortman, Marc. The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta. New York: Public Affairs, 2009.

Journal Articles and Theses

Bower, Stephen E. “The Theology of the Battlefield: William Tecumseh Sherman and the U.S. Civil War.” The Journal of Military History 64, No. 4 (Oct., 2000): 1005-1034.

Brainard, Orson. “Orson Brainard: A Soldier in the Ranks.” Edited by Wilfred W. Black. Ohio History 76 (1967): 54-72.

Castel, Albert. ed. “A Buckeye Warrior at Atlanta’s Gates.” America’s Civil War 39, No. 5 (October, 2000): 24-32.

Cody, Darwin. “Letters of Darwin Cody.” Ohio History 68 (1959): 371-401.

Dun, R.G. “Letters of R.G. Dun.” Edited by James D. Norris. Ohio History 71 (1962): 138-47.

Keefer, Bradley. “They Stood to Their Guns: The 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.” Master’s Thesis, Kent State University, 1984.

Meyer, Kevin and LaRayne. “John Elberly’s Diary Chronicles the Union Army’s Constant Maneuvering During the Atlanta Campaign.” America’s Civil War 15, No. 4 (September 2002): 16-19.

Neely, Mark E., Jr. Was the Civil War a Total War? Civil War History 50, no. 4. (2004): 434-458.

Potter, William E. “The Ohio Military Chaplaincy in the Civil War.” Master’s Thesis, University of Dayton, 1979.

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