Biographies & Memoirs of Civil War Leaders

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
    1. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin Published: October 25, 2005 Score: 13.75
  2. John Adams
    2. John Adams by David McCullough Published: May 22, 2001 Score: 11.91
  3. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with
    3. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with "A True Tale of Slavery" by John S. Jacobs (John Harvard Library) by Harriet A. Jacobs, Jean Fagan Yellin and John S. Jacobs Published: November 30, 2009 Score: 10.63
  4. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
    4. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose Published: June 2, 1997 Score: 8.98
  5. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
    5. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.) by James L. Swanson Published: February 6, 2007 Score: 4.08
  6. Alexander Hamilton
    6. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Published: March 29, 2005 Score: 3.74
  7. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary
    7. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester Published: August 1, 1999 Score: 3.27
  8. Lincoln
    8. Lincoln by David Herbert Donald and James Naughton Published: October 25, 2005 Score: 2.16
  9. 1861: The Civil War Awakening
    9. 1861: The Civil War Awakening by Adam Goodheart Published: April 5, 2011 Score: 2.1
  10. The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
    10. The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Published: December 2, 2003 Score: 1.84
  11. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
    11. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz Published: October 25, 2011 Score: 1.8
  12. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself
    12. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself by Frederick Douglass and Houston A. Baker Jr. Published: August 26, 1982 Score: 1.62
  13. A. Lincoln: A Biography
    13. A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White Jr. and Bill Weideman Published: April 15, 2011 Score: 1.21
  14. Abraham Lincoln
    14. Abraham Lincoln by James M. McPherson Published: February 1, 2009 Score: 1.1
  15. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
    15. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed Published: September 8, 2009 Score: 1.06
  16. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
    16. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant and Mark Twain Published: December 15, 2007 Score: 1.06
  17. The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
    17. The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner Published: September 26, 2011 Score: 0.91
  18. Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Penguin Classics)
    18. Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Penguin Classics) by Booker T. Washington and Louis R. Harlan Published: January 7, 1986 Score: 0.87
  19. A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
    19. A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman by Lisa Shannon and Zainab Salbi Published: February 1, 2011 Score: 0.85
  20. The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War (The Politically Incorrect Guides)
    20. The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War (The Politically Incorrect Guides) by H. W. Crocker Published: October 21, 2008 Score: 0.69
  21. Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    21. Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Edward Steers Published: September 15, 2005 Score: 0.68
  22. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Volume One
    22. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Volume One by Ulysses S. Grant Published: June 1, 2006 Score: 0.59
  23. The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865
    23. The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by Leander Stillwell Published: May 6, 2009 Score: 0.54
  24. Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness
    24. Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness by Joshua Wolf Shenk Published: October 2, 2006 Score: 0.51
  25. Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
    25. Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James M. McPherson Published: October 7, 2008 Score: 0.5

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