Sources of information about the 39th Kentucky Mounted Infantry and the Civil War in the mountains
Allison, Col. Philip W., editor. "Memories of the Early Days: An Account of the Early Experiences of Brigadier General James N. Allison, U. S. A." Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Publishers, 1964. (3) *
Baker, Nancy Virginia. Bountiful and Beautiful: A Bicentennial History of Buchanan County. Grundy, VA?: Buchanan County Vocational School, 1976. (6)
Caudill, Harry M. Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1963. (4,5,6)
Caudill, Harry M. A Darkness at Dawn: Appalachian Kentucky and the Future. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1976. (4,5,6)
Clark, Thomas D. A History of Kentucky. Originally published 1937. This publishing Ashland, KY: The Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1992. (6)
Coleman, Steve, and James Rasnake. Buchanan County Men in the Civil War. Grundy, VA: Privately published, 1998. (6) *
Connelly, William Elsey. Quantrill and the Border Wars. Originally published 1909. NY: Pageant Book Company, 1956. (8)
Crofts, Thomas. History of the Service of the Third Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry in the War for the Preservation of the Union from 1861 - 1865. Originally published 1910. This publishing Huntington, WV: Blue Acorn Press, 1997. (6)
Current, Richard Nelson. Lincoln's Loyalists: Union Soldiers from the Confederacy. NY: Oxford University Press, 1992. (8)
Deskins, William David. Pike County: A Very Different Place. Carol Crowe-Carraco and Sara Falls George, editors. Randall Osborne and John B. Wells III, research consultants. Pikeville, KY: Printing By George, 1994. (5)
Ely, William. The Big Sandy Valley: A History of the People and Country from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Originally published 1887. This publishing Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987. (4,5,6) *
Fisher, Noel C. War at Every Door: Partisan Politics and Guerrilla Violence in East Tennessee, 1860-1869. Part of a series: Civil War America. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1997. (6)
Harrison, Lowell H. The Civil War in Kentucky. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1975. (6)
Hinman, Wilbur F. The Story of the Sherman Brigade. Published by the author, 1897. (1) *
Inscoe, John C. Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1996. (6)
Lang, Theodore, F. Loyal West Virginia: From 1861 to 1865. Originally published 1895. This publishing Huntington, WV: Blue Acorn Press, 1998. (6)
Maddox, Ed and Connie. Pike County, Kentucky: A Pictorial History. Virginia Beach, VA: The Donning Company Publishers, 1998. (2)
Marsh, Robert L. . . . And That's A Fact: An Anecdotal History of Paintsville and Johnson County, Kentucky. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1998. (6) *
McDonough, James Lee. War in Kentucky: From Shiloh to Perryville. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1996. (4,5,6)
Mullins, Billie Hill. Pike County, Kentucky, 1860 Federal Census: With Genealogical Annotations. Logan, WV: Privately published, no date. (4,5,6)
Mullins, Billie Hill. Tazewell County, Virginia, 1850 Federal Census: With Genealogical Notations. Logan, WV: Privately published, no date. (4,5,6)
Nickell, W. Lynn. Hanging Justice: The Complete Military Trial of Pvt. John Jackson Nickell, 1864. West Liberty, KY: Privately published, 1997. (6)
Noe, Kenneth W. Southwest Virginia's Railroad: Modernization and the Sectional Crisis. Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois Press, 1994. (6)
Noe, Kenneth W., and Shannon H. Wilson, editors. The Civil War in Appalachia: Collected Essays. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1997. (6)
Osborne, Randall, and Jeffrey Weaver. The Virginia State Rangers and State Line. Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1994. (4,6) *
Paludan, Phillip Shaw. Victims: A True Story of the Civil War. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1982. (6)
Perry, Dr. Robert L. Jack May's War. Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1998. (5,6) *
Phillips, V. N. "Bud." Between the States: Bristol Tennessee/Virginia During the Civil War. Johnson City, TN: The Overmountain Press, 1997. (6)
Preston, John David. The Civil War in the Big Sandy Valley of Kentucky. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1984. (4,5,6) *
Robert Baker and John David Preston
Ramage, James. Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1986. (4)
Scalf, Henry P. Kentucky's Last Frontier. (5) *
Schmucker, Samuel M. The History of the Civil War in the United States: Its Cause, Origin, Progress and Conclusion. Philadelphia, PA: Jones Brothers and Co., 1865. (5)
Speer, Lonnie R. Portals to Hell: Military Prisons of the Civil War. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1997. (6)
Sprague, Stuart. Eastern Kentucky: A Pictorial History. Norfolk, VA: The Donning Company, Publishers, 1986. (4,5,6)
Stone, Richard G., Jr. Kentucky Fighting Men: 1861-1945. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1982. (6) *
Swiggett, Howard. The Rebel Raider: The Life of John Hunt Morgan. Garden City, NY: The Garden City Publishing Co. Inc., 1937. (5)
Temple, Oliver P. East Tennessee and the Civil War. Reprint of the 1899 edition. Johnson City, TN: The Overmountain Press, 1995. (6)
Thomas, Edison H. John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1975. (5)
Thomas, William Roscoe. Life Among the Hills and Mountains of Kentucky. Originally published 1926 and 1930. Private reprinting. Reprinted 1997. (6)
Walker, Gary C. The War in Southwest Virginia: 1861-65. Eighth printing. Roanoke, VA: A & W Enterprise, 1985. (6)
Weaver, Jeffrey C. The Civil War in Wise and Buchanan Counties: Bushwhackers' Paradise. Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1994. (6) *
Wells, John Britton, III, and James Prichard. 10th Kentucky Cavalry, C.S.A.: May's~Trimble's~Diamond's "Yankee Chasers". Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1996. (4,6) *
John Wells and Jim Prichard
Wilson, Samuel M. History of Kentucky: Volume 2. Louisville, KY: The S. J. Clark Publishing Co., 1928. (5)
Other Published Sources
The Official Record of the War of the Rebellion. (4,6) *
The Kentucky Adjutant General's Report. (4) *
The National Archives Records on Microfilm. Located at the Johnson County Public Library. Microfilm rolls on file for the 39th Kentucky, the 10th Kentucky Cavalry, the 14th Kentucky Infantry, among others which served in the mountain regions. (4) *
Henson, Robby, director. Pharaoh's Army. Orion Home Video, 1996. (6)
Perkins, Marlitta. The 14th Kentucky Infantry Website. http://www.reocities.com/Pentagon/Quarters/1365. *
Coleman, Steve. The Buchanan County Civil War Page. http://www.mtinter.net/bcw. *
Essays; Scholarly, Newspaper,or Magazine Articles; Etcetera
Cheeks, Robert C. "The 16th Virginia 'Border Rangers' used all their backwoods guile to capture a Union steamer without firing a shot." From America's Civil War magazine. January 1998. pp. 18-24.
Duke, Basil W. "John Morgan in 1864." Typed manuscript copy from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. No date (original date 1956).
Harris, John S. "Cynthiana's Sentiments Divided In War Between the States." From the Cynthiana Democrat. No date. (7)
Harris, John S.? "Epic March Began After 1864 Defeat." From the Cynthiana Democrat. November 23, 1961. (7)
Kennedy, Bob. "Levi J. Hampton-Civil War Officer: Killed at Wireman Shoals." The Ashland Daily Independent. April 28, 1968. (7)
Koger, Ethel Brooks. "A Debt Repaid - A True War Story." Kentucky Progress Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 11. No date. (7)
Scalf, Henry P.? "Our Historic Heritage: A Pictorial Review of East Kentucky, No. 332 of a series: Dr. Isaac Goble." Source unknown (Scalf Papers). (7) *
Scalf, Henry P. "Pioneer Valley Industrialist Was Physician, Union Leader." The Floyd County Times. January 18, 1962. (7)
Scalf, Henry P. "The Blue and the Gray from the Ranks of Eastern Kentucky Families." The Paintsville Herald, May 13th, 1964. (7)
Wells, John Britton, III. "A Bloody Battle in Louisa?" From The Rebel Yell: The Eastern Kentucky Brigade Newsletter. Vol. 2, Issue 9. March 1996. (6)
Oral and Other Unpublished Sources
Edgar Baker, Sr.
Jason M. Baker
Gwen Boyer Bjorkman
Stephen D. Bowling
Jimmie Epling, Jr.
Hugh B. Hall, Jr.
Vickie L. Justice
Dr. Robert Perry
John David Preston
Stella Mae Baker Rose
Mary Ann Runyon
Dr. John Ryan
Ed Talbott III
John Britton Wells III
Unpublished Manuscript Sources
Collins, John C. "Civil War in the Big Sandy Valley: Reminiscences of Captain John C. Collins, Union Soldier, of his experiences in the Big Sandy Valley." No date. (7) *
Guerrant, Edward O. "The Civil War Diary of Captain Edward O. Guerrant, C. S. A." No date. (4)
Jones, William. "Letters of Private William Jones." No date. (7)
Morris, Barcella Franklin. "Civil War Diary of Barcella Franklin Morris." No date. (1) *
Schrack, John. "The Letters of Sergeant John Schrack." Edited by Boyd Addlesperger, Sherman Room Librarian. No date. (1) *
Stewart, John Frew. "The Last Statement of Judge John Frew Stewart." From the Henry P. Scalf Papers in the Frank M. Allara Library at Pikeville College in Pikeville, KY. Original date January 8, 1909. (7)*
Sources for My Sources
1. Courtesy of Marlitta Perkins
2. The Frank M. Allara Library Special Collections Room at Pikeville College, Pikeville, Kentucky (other collections).
3. Brian E. Hall
4. The Johnson County Public Library
5. Prestonsburg Community College Library
6. Privately owned
7. The Henry P. Scalf Papers in the Special Collections Room of the Frank M. Allara Library at Pikeville College, Pikeville, KY.
8. Graciously loaned to me by Betty and Edward Hazelett, Paintsville, KY.
* Contains specific information about the 39th Kentucky Mounted Infantry.
Catton, Bruce. The Civil War. Reprint of the 1960 edition. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987.
Coco, Gregory A. The Civil War Infantryman: In Camp, On the March, and In Battle. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1996.
Edwards, William B. Civil War Guns. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1997.
Foote, Shelby. Civil War: Fredericksburg to Meridian. NY: Vintage Books, 1963.
Shaara, Jeff. Gods and Generals. NY: Ballantine Books, 1998.
Shaara, Jeff. The Last Full Measure. NY: Ballantine Books, 1998.
Shaara, Michael. The Killer Angels. NY: Ballantine Books, 1974.
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