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Fateful Lightning


Concept/Programming/Editing/Maps/Graphics/Development: David Inglehart
Main Text William Hillenbrand
Songbook/Vocals/Whistle/Banjo/Piano Dennis Kennedy
Guitar/Vocals Ted Thornton
Drum Jason Forest
Narration (maps): Don Blair
Narration (intro): Don Wescott


Selected Bibliography


Main Text

Clarence C. Buel and Robert U. Johnson, eds., Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, 4 vols. (New York: Century Company, 1888)

Bruce Catton, The Centennial History of the Civil War, 3 vols. (Garden City: Doubleday, 1961-65)

Mary Boykin Chesnut, Mary Chesnut’s Civil War, C. Vann Woodward, ed., (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951)

Jack Coggins, Arms and Equipment of the Civil War, (Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1990)

Henry Steele Commager, The Blue and the Grey, (New York: Macmillan, 1962)

Shelby Foote, The Civil War: A Narrative, 3 vols. (New York: Random House, 1958, 1963, 1974)

James M. McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988)

Allan Nevins, Ordeal of the Union, 2 vols. (New York: Scribner’s, 1974)

Allan Nevins, The War for the Union, 4 vols. (New York: Scribner’s, 1959, 1960, 1971)

David M. Potter, The Impending Crisis, (New York: Harper and Row, 1976)

Reid Mitchell, Civil War Soldiers: Their Expectations and Their Experiences, (New York: Harper and Row, 1988)

War of the Rebellion… Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 128 vols. (Washington, D. C. : Government Printing Office, 1880-1901)

Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Johnny Reb, (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943)

Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Billy Yank, (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1952)



Ben Arnold, Music and War: A Research and Information Guide. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993.

Ruth Baurle, The James Joyce Songbook. New York: Garland Publishing, 1982.

Kenneth A. Bernard, Lincoln and the Music of the Civil War. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1966.

Kent A. Bowman, Voices of Combat: A Century of Liberty and War Songs, 1765- 1865. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Ken Burns, The Civil War. New York: Random House, 1990.

Joe Mitchell Chapple, ed. Heart Songs: Melodies of Days Gone By. Boston: Chapple Publishing Co., 1909.

Eugene R. Field, ed. Metamora And Other Plays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1941.

Robert Garofalo and Mark Elrod, A Pictorial History of the Civil War Era. Charleston, WV: Pictorial History Publishing Co., 1985.

Richard B. Harwell, Confederate Music. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1950.

Willard A Heaps and W. Porter, The Singing Sixties: The Spirit of Civil War Days Drawn from the Music of the Times. Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

Lois Hill, ed. Poems and Songs of the Civil War. New York: Gramercy, 1960.

Edward P. Jobie, History of the First Marine Cavalry, 1861-1865. Boston: Press of Emery Hughes, 1887.

Kenneth E. Olsen, Music and Musket: Bands and Bandsmen of the American Civil War. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Irvin Silber and Earl Robinson, Songs of the Civil War. New York : Columbia University Press, 1960.

Frank Rauscher, Music on the March. Philadelphia: Wm. F. Fell and Co., 1892.

Carl F. Wittke, Tambo and Bones: A History of the American Music Stage. NY: Greenwood Press, 1968.