Adult Book Lists: Civil War Fiction

[Printable book list]

Richard Adams / FIC ADAMS
Traveller

Lynn Austin / FIC AUSTIN
Refiner's Fire series
Candle in the Darkness
Fire by Night
A Light to My Path

Howard Bahr / FIC BAHR
The Black Flower

Geraldine Brooks / FIC BROOKS
March (also on audiobook)

Rita Mae Brown / FIC BROWN
High Hearts

Alden R. Carter / FIC CARTER
Bright Starry Banner

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman / FIC COBBSHOF
Broken Promises

Bernard Cornwell / FIC CORNWELL
The Starbuck Chronicles
Rebel
Copperhead
Battle Flag (only in large print)
The Bloody Ground

Stephen Crane / FIC CRANE
The Red Badge of Courage

E. L. Doctorow / FIC DOCTOROW
The March (also in large print, on audiobook and ebook)

Tom Dyja / FIC DYJA
Play for a Kingdom

Charles Frazier / FIC FRAZIER
Cold Mountain

Newt Gingrich with William R. Forstchen / SF GINGRICH
Gettysburg series
Gettysburg
Grant Comes East
Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant, The Final Victory

The Battle of the Crater

Heather Graham / FIC GRAHAM
Camerons Saga
One Wore Blue
And One Wore Gray
And One Rode West

S. C. Gylanders / FIC GYLANDER
The Better Angels of Our Nature

Gene Hackman with Daniel Lenihan / FIC HACKMAN
Escape from Andersonville

Brad E. Hainsworth / FIC HAINSWOR
Revenge & Redemption

My Haley / FIC HALEY
The Treason of Mary Louvestre

Barbara Hambly / FIC HAMBLY
Home Land

William Heffernan / MYS HEFFERNA
When Johnny Came Marching Home

Mildred Barger Herschler / FIC HERSCHLER
The Walk Into Morning

Robert Hicks / FIC HICKS
The Widow of the South

Dara Horn / FIC HORN
All Other Nights

John Jakes / FIC JAKES
North and South series
North and South (also on TV DVD)
Love and War
Heaven and Hell

On Secret Service
Savannah, or, A Gift for Mr. Lincoln

Marie Jakober / FIC JAKOBER
Only Call Us Faithful: A Novel of the Union Underground

Douglas C. Jones / FIC JONES
Elkhorn Tavern
The Barefoot Brigade

Thomas Keneally / FIC KENEALLY
Confederates

Lois Leveen / FIC LEVEEN
The Secrets of Mary Bowser

Ann McMillan / MYS MCMILLAN
Civil War Mystery series
Dead March
Angel Trumpet
Civil Blood
Chickahominy Fever

Fran McNabb / FIC MCNABB
On the Crest of a Wave

Margaret Mitchell / FIC MITCHELL
Gone with the Wind (also on DVD)

Miriam Grace Monfredo / MYS MONFREDO
Sisters of Cain

P. G. Nagle / FIC NAGLE
The Guns of Valverde
Galveston

Patricia O'Brien / FIC OBRIEN
The Glory Cloak

Robin Oliveira / FIC OLIVEIRA
My Name is Mary Sutter

Robert Olmstead / FIC OLMSTEAD
Coal Black Horse

Owen Parry / FIC PARRY
Abel Jones series
Faded Coat of Blue
Shadows of Glory
Call Each River Jordan
Honor's Kingdom
Bold Sons of Erin
Rebels of Babylon

Randall S. Peffer / FIC PEFFER
Seahawk Trilogy
Southern Seahawk
Seahawk Hunting
Seahawk Burning

Ralph Peters / FIC PETERS
Hell or Richmond

David Poyer / FIC POYER
Civil War at Sea series
Fire on the Waters: A novel of the Civil War at sea
A Country of Our Own: A novel of the Civil War at sea
The Anvil of Our Souls: A novel of the Monitor and the Merrimack

Clara Rising / FIC RISING
In the Season of the Wild Rose

Elisabeth Payne Rosen / FIC ROSEN
Hallam's War

William Safire / FIC SAFIRE
Freedom

Jeff & Michael Shaara / FIC SHAARA
Civil War 1861-1865 series
Gods and Generals
The Killer Angels
The Last Full Measure

Western Theater series
A Blaze of Glory: A novel of the Battle of Shiloh (also on ebook)
A Chain of Thunder: A novel of the Siege of Vicksburg

Frank G. Slaughter / FIC SLAUGHTE
Stonewall Brigade

Richard Taylor / FIC TAYLOR
Sue Mundy: A Novel of the Civil War

William Trotter / FIC TROTTER
The Sands of Pride
The Fires of Pride

Harry Turtledove / FIC TURTLEDO
Fort Pillow

Gore Vidal / FIC VIDAL
Lincoln (also on DVD)

Tom Wicker / FIC WICKER
Unto the Hour

Ben Ames Williams / FIC WILLIAMS
House Divided

Steven Wilson / FIC WILSON
President Lincoln's Spy

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro / FIC YARBRO
In the Face of Death: An Historical Horror Novel