Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama

  • Bailey, Richard. Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags: Black Officeholders During the Reconstruction of Alabama, 1867-1878. Montgomery: Richard Bailey Publishers, 1995.

  • _______. They Too Call Alabama Home: African American Profiles, 1800-1999. Montgomery: Pyramid Publishing, 1999.

  • Barney, William. The Secessionist Impulse: Alabama and Mississippi in 1860. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974.

  • Davis, William C. A Government of Our Own: The Making of the Confederacy. New York: Free Press, 1994.

  • Denman, Clarence P. The Secession Movement in Alabama. Montgomery: Alabama State Department of Archives and History, 1933.

  • Dubose, John W. Alabama’s Tragic Decade: 1865-1874. Birmingham: Webb Book Co., 1940.

  • Fleming, Walter L. Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama. New York: Peter Smith, 1949 (1905).

  • Kolchin, Peter. First Freedom: The Responses of Alabama’s Blacks to Emancipation and Reconstruction. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1972.

  • McMillan, Malcolm C. The Alabama Confederate Reader. University: University of Alabama Press, 1963.

  • McMillan, Malcolm Cook. The Disintegration of a Confederate State: Three Governors of Alabama’s Wartime Home Front. Macon, GA: Mercer, 1986.

  • Smith, William Russell. The History and Debates of the Convention of the People of Alabama...January 1861.... Montgomery: White, Pfister & Co., 1961.

  • Spencer, Warren F. Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1997.

  • Sterkx, H.E. Partners in Rebellion: Alabama Women in the Civil War. Rutherford, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1970.

  • Wiggins, Sarah W. The Scalawag in Alabama Politics: 1865-1881. University: University of Alabama Press, 1977.


  • Updated: January 12, 2007
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