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Recommended books relating to West Virginia and the Civil War

 

West Virginia In The Civil War, Boyd B. Stutler, Charleston, WV, Education Foundation, Inc., 1966

 

The Devastating Hand of War, Romney, West Virginia During The Civil War, Richard A. Sauers, Shepherd College, The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, 2000

 

Rebels At The Gate, W. Hunter Lesser, Naperville, Illinois, Sourcebooks, Inc., 2004

 

September Blood, The Battle Of Carnifex Ferry, Terry Lowry, Charleston, WV, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1985

 

 Civil War: The New River Valley (3 One-Day Driving Tours), David Bard, Athens, WV, 2001

West Virginia Civil War Almanac, Vols. I & II, Tim McKinney, Charleston, WV, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1998

The Last Sleep, The Battle Of Droop Mountain, Terry Lowry, Charleston, WV, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1996

History of the First Regiment West Virginia Infantry, C. J. Rawling, Wheeling, WV, 1887, recently reprinted with new material provided by Tim McKinney, Charleston, WV, Quarrier Press, 2002

Upshur Brothers Of The Blue And The Gray, Betty Dutton Hornbeck, Parsons, WV, McClain Printing Company, 1967

The Battle Of Rich Mountain, Jack Zinn, Parsons, WV, McClain Printing Company, 1971French Harding Civil War Memoirs, Victor L. Thacker, ed., Parsons, WV, McClain Printing Company, 2000  

McNeill’s Rangers, Roger U. Delauter, Jr., Lynchburg, Virginia, H. E. Howard, Inc., 1986 (This book is part of the Virginia Regiment series.) 

Clash of Loyalties: A Border County In The Civil War, John W. Shaffer, Morgantown, WV, West Virginia University Press, 2003 (This book covers the story of Barbour County, WV, during the Civil War. Barbour County was almost evenly divided between pro-Union and pro-Confederate sympathizers.)        

 Jim Leeke's Civil War for Young Kids, a blog for this upcoming book may be viewed at http://mattynovel.blogspot.com/