Melvil Decimal System: 973.708
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Philosophy and Psychology
Mathematics and Science
Arts and Recreation
Biography and History
Geography, Voyages And Travel
Mexico, Central America, And The Caribbean
South Central U.S.
West Coast U.S.
Early history to 1607
Colonial period (1607-1775)
Revolution and confederation (1775-89)
Washington Through Jefferson Administrations
Madison Through Tyler Administrations
Polk Through Buchanan Administrations
Johnson Through McKinley Administrations
Roosevelt Administration And Beyond
Political history; causes, results
General military history
War meetings, celebrations, anniversaries, commemorations
Prisons, hospitals, charities, etc.
Personal narratives, vindications, secret service
Works under MDS 973.708
- They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War by De Anne Blanton
- Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Cokie Roberts
- When General Grant Expelled the Jews by Jonathan D. Sarna
- Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin
- Civil War Women: Their Quilts, Their Roles, Activities for Re-Enactors by Barbara Brackman
- Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference by Webb Garrison
- The Mysterious Private Thompson: The Double Life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War Soldier by Laura Leedy Gansler
- Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by Carrie Jones
- Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War by Brian Matthew Jordan
- Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War by H. Donald Winkler
- Lincoln and the Jews: A History by Jonathan D. Sarna
- Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism by George C. Rable
- Children of the Civil War by Candice F. Ransom
- The Women's War in the South: Recollections and Reflections of the American Civil War by Charles G. Waugh
- Divided We Fought: A Pictorial History of the War 1861-1865 by Hirst Dillon Milhollen
- The American Civil War in Indian Territory (Elite) by John D. Spencer
- When Johnny went marching : young Americans fight the Civil War by G. Clifton Wisler
- Red Legs: A Drummer Boy of the Civil War by Ted Lewin
- Native American Mounted Rifleman, 1861–65 by Mark Lardas
- Army at Home: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Home Front by Judith Giesberg
- Daughters of the Union: Northern Women Fight the Civil War by Nina Silber
- Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War by James O. Lehman
- Beyond Their Years: Stories of Sixteen Civil War Children by Scotti Cohn
- American Indians and the Civil War by The National Park Service
- Irish-American Units in the Civil War by Thomas Rodgers
- The Journal of Women's Civil War History: From the Home Front to the Front Lines by Eileen Conklin
- Those Courageous Women of the Civil War by Karen Zeinert
- A Woman's War: Southern Women, Civil War, and the Confederate Legacy (The Museum of the Confederacy) by Edward D. C. Campbell Jr.
- Kids During the American Civil War by Lisa A. Wroble
- Mirror of War: The Washington Star Reports the Civil War by John W. Stepp
- Refugee Life in the Confederacy by Mary Elizabeth Massey
- Women on the Civil War Battlefront by Richard Hall
- Women in the Civil War: Extraordinary Stories of Soldiers, Spies, Nurses, Doctors, Crusaders, and Others by Larry G. Eggleston
- Civil War in Texas and New Mexico Territory by Steve Cottrell
- Jews and the Civil War: A Reader by Jonathan D. Sarna
- Patriotic Toil: Northern Women and the American Civil War by Jeanie Attie
- The Irish in the American Civil War by Damian Shiels
- Clear the Confederate Way!: The Irish in the Army of Northern Virginia by Kelly J. O'Grady
- Söhne ohne Väter: Erfahrungen der Kriegsgeneration by Hermann Schulz
- Women in the Civil War by Douglas J. Savage
- The Black Experience in the Civil War South (Reflections on the Civil War Era) by Stephen V. Ash
- Women and the Civil War (The Civil War: a Nation Divided) by Louise Chipley Slavicek
- Topsy-Turvy: How the Civil War Turned the World Upside Down for Southern Children (American Childhoods Series) by Anya Jabour
- Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia by Judith E. Harper
- Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City by Laura Cohen Apelbaum
- Gender and the Sectional Conflict by Nina Silber
- Intensely Human: The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War by Margaret Humphreys
- Daughters of the cause: Women in the civil war by Robert P. Broadwater
- We called him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, a documentary history by Gary Phillip Zola
- Courageous Women of the Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics, and More (Women of Action) by M. R. Cordell
MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.
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