Civil War Fiction
Whether you like your historical fiction with an aura of romance, as in Gone with the Wind, or prefer descriptions of battlefields, you’re sure to find many titles on this list that will transport you to the 1860’s. All of these titles are found in the Adult Fiction section unless otherwise noted.
Appel, Allen. In Time of War. 2003.
Bahr, Howard. The Black Flower. 1997.
Bass, Cynthia. Sherman’s March. 1994.
Bierce, Ambrose. Shadows of Blue & Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce. 2002.
Braver, Adam. Mr. Lincoln’s Wars. 2003.
Carter, Alden R. Bright Starry Banner. 2003.
Faulkner, William. The Unvanquished. 1934.
Floyd, E. Randall. Deep in the Heart. 1998.
Fowler, Robert H. The Battle of Milroy Station. 2003.
Gohlke, Cathy. I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires. 2008.
Hackman, Gene and Daniel Lenihan. Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War. 2001.
Hague, Nora. Letters from an Age of Reason. 2001.
Hambly, Barbara. Homeland. 2009.
Jakes, John. Love and War. 1984.
Kantor, MacKinlay. Andersonville. 1955.
Kilian, Michael. Murder at Manassas: A Harrison Raines Civil War Mystery. 2000.
(Adult Mystery KIL).
Leveen, Lois. The Secrets of Mary Bowser. 2012.
McColley, Kevin. The Other Side. 2000.
Moreau, C.X. Promise of Glory. 2000.
Parry, Owen. Faded Coat of Blue. 1999. (Adult Mystery PAR).
Robinson, Suzanne. Never Trust a Lady. 2003. (Adult Romance ROB).
Rosen, Elisabeth Payne. Hallam’s War. 2008.
Safire, William. Freedom. 1987.
Trotter, William R. The Sands of Pride. 2002.
Wheeler, Richard S. The Exile. 2003.
Wray, John. Canaan’s Tongue. 2005.