*Cecelski, David S. The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2001. ($17.95)
*Click, Patricia C. Time Full of Trial: The Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony, 1862-1867. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2001. ($22.95)
Hinds, John W. Invasion and Conquest of North Carolina: Anatomy of a Gunboat War. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1998.
Mallison, Fred M. Civil War on the Outer Banks: A History of the Late Rebellion Along the Coast of North Carolina from Carteret to Currituck. McFarland & Company, 1997.
Osborne, Frederick M. Private Osborne, Massachusetts 23rd Volunteers: Burnside Expedition, Roanoke Island, Second Front Against Richmond. Pelican Publishing, 2001.
*Pullen, Drew and Robert V. Drapala. The Civil War on Roanoke Island, North Carolina: Portrait of the Past. Aerial Perspective, 2002. ($29.95)
Reid, Richard M. Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2008.
Sauers, Richard A. "A Succession of Honorable Victories": The Burnside Expedition in North Carolina. Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1996. (out of print)
Smith, John David, Ed. Black Soldiers in Blue: African American Troops in the Civil War Era. University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Wise, Harold. The Battle of Roanoke Island North Carolina – A History. Kindle edition only via Amazon.com
For younger readers:
*George, Lynn. What Do You Know About the Civil War? PowerKids Press, 2008. ($15.95).
*Marsh, Carole. The Student's Civil War Series, Peachtree City, GA: Gallopade International. ($6.99)
*Tate, Suzanne. Burnside and Sideburns: A Tale of Civil War Days. Nags Head Art, Inc., 2000. ($4.95)
*available in the Museum Shop