Teaching through our historic sites

Selected Bibliography

Primary Sources

Johnston, Joseph E. Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War. New York: Da Capo Press, 1990.

Nichols, George W. The Story of the Great March. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1865. Accessed February 09, 2011. http://www.archive.org/details/storygreatmarch01nichgoog.

Sherman, William T. Memoirs. New York: Library of America, 1990.


Secondary Sources

*Bradley, Mark. This Astounding Close: The Road to Bennett Place. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

**Trotter, William R. Silk Flags and Cold Steel: The Civil War in North Carolina: The Piedmont. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, 1991.

Vatavuk, William M. Dawn of Peace: The Bennett Place State Historic Site. Durham, NC: The Bennett Place Support Fund, Inc., 1989.

*Wise, Jim. On Sherman's Trail: The Civil War's North Carolina Climax. Charleston: The History Press, 2008.


*Book available for purchase in museum shop.
**Appropriate for 8th grade level readers.

The Bennett Place State Historic Site also has the Everett-Thissen Research Library which houses an extensive collection of titles related to Civil War history. Educators are invited to visit the site and use these materials to further their understanding of the Civil War.

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