Here is a resource list and bibliography for the famous civil war generals.

Historical Websites:

  1. American Battlefield Trust:
  2. The Civil War Trust:
  3. National Park Service:
  4. Smithsonian National Museum of American History:
  5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum:
  6. The American Civil War Museum:
  7. The Library of Congress:
  8. The Virginia Historical Society:
  9. Mount Vernon:
  10. The National Archives:


  1. “The American People in the Civil War Era” by J. Matthew Gallman
  2. “The American Revolution: A History” by Gordon S. Wood
  3. “Lincoln” by David Herbert Donald
  4. “Civil War and Reconstruction” by J.G. Randall and David Herbert Donald
  5. “The American Civil War: A Short History” by Brooks D. Simpson
  6. “The American Civil War: A Very Short Introduction” by Gary Gallagher
  7. “The Civil War Era: 1848-1865” by Michael Perman
  8. “Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution” by Eric Foner
  9. “The Civil War and Reconstruction: 1861-1877” by James L. Roark, et al.
  10. “The Civil War: A Narrative” by Shelby Foote

Academic Journals:

  1. Journal of the Civil War Era
  2. The Journal of Southern History
  3. Civil War History
  4. The William and Mary Quarterly
  5. The Journal of American History
  6. The Journal of Military History
  7. American Nineteenth Century History
  8. Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  9. Slavery & Abolition
  10. The Historical Journal