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Thanks to everyone who helped. Here are the recommendations on Civil War
biographies ----later elementary level.

Do a search at Amazon.com
Contact Baker & Taylor for a specific title search -- they faxed me a few.

The Root Cellar by ?????

Stonewall by Jean Fritz

Freedman's Lincoln

Shades of Grey"A Southern Woman's Story:
Life in Confederate Richmond written by Phoebe Yates Pember.  It is an
autobiography of a Civil War nurse and was originally published in 1879.

Gentle Annie: Civil War Nurse - not sure of the author.

Confederate generals of the Civil War / Carl R. Green and
               William R. Sanford.
     SERIES    Collective biographies
     AUTHOR    Green, Carl R.
  PUBLISHER    Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c1998.
     LENGTH    112 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Union generals of the Civil War / Carl R. Green and William R.
     SERIES    Collective biographies
     AUTHOR    Green, Carl R.
  PUBLISHER    Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c1998.
     LENGTH    112 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

A separate battle : women and the Civil War / Ina Chang.
     SERIES    Young reader's history of the Civil War.
     AUTHOR    Chang, Ina.
  PUBLISHER    New York : Lodestar Books, c1991.
     LENGTH    103 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.

With reference to African Americans, there is this book:

 Undying glory : the story of the Massachusetts 54th regiment /
               Clinton Cox.
     AUTHOR    Cox, Clinton.
  PUBLISHER    New York : Scholastic Inc., c1991.
     LENGTH    167 p. : ill. ; 22cm.

These are adult level biographies:
My father, General Lee, by his son Robert E. Lee, Jr.
     AUTHOR    Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870.
  PUBLISHER    Doubleday, c1960.

 Lee's lieutenants, a study in command, by Douglas Southall
     AUTHOR    Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953.
  PUBLISHER    New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1942-44.
     LENGTH    3 v. illus. (ports.) maps (part fold.) 24 cm.

Lee and Grant, a dual biography / Gene Smith.
     AUTHOR    Smith, Gene.
  PUBLISHER    New York : McGraw-Hill, c1984.
     LENGTH    xiv, 412 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Great Civil War heroes and their battles / edited and with an
               introduction by Walton Rawls.
  PUBLISHER    New York : Abbeville Press, c1985.
     LENGTH    303 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 29 cm.

The generals : Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee / [by] Nancy
               Scott Anderson [and] Dwight Anderson.
     AUTHOR    Anderson, Nancy Scott.
  PUBLISHER    A. Knopf, c1987.

The forgotten Heoroes. The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers.  (Shamrock Hill

A Multicultural Portrait of the Civil War.  Carol Ann Piggins, Marshall
Cavendish, 1993, $18.95 (1-85434-660-7)

Mathew Brady: His Life and Photographs.  George Sullivan. Cobblehill, 1994

The Black Americans: A History in Thier Own Words 1619-1983.  Milton
Meltzer. HarperCollins, 1984 $9.95 (0-06-446055-X)

From Slave to Civil War Hero: The life and Times of Robert Smalls. Michael L
Cooper, Lodestar, 1994  $13.99  (0-525-67489-6)

Unconditional Surrender: U.S. Grant and the Civil War. Albert Marrin
Virginia's General: Robert E Lee and the Civil War. Albert Marrin
Atheneum, $19.95 ea

Charlotte Forten: A Black Teacher in the Civil war.  Pter Burchard. Crown,
$16.  (0-517-59242-8)

Gentle Annie: The True Story of a Civil War Nurse.  Mary Francis Shuva.
Scholastic 1991.  Scholastic $2.95 (0-590-43500-0)

Frank Thompson: Her Civil War Story. Bryna Stevens. Macmillan, 1992.  (Emma

Shattered Dreams: The Story of Mary Todd Lincoln. David R. Collins, 1994.
Morgan Reynolds $17.95  (?-88384-607-2)

The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk about the Civil War.  Jim
Murphy. Clarion, 1990. Clarion $7.95 (0-395-66412-8)

Get on Board: The Story of the Underground Railroad. Jim Haskins. 1993.
Scholastic $13.95  (0-590-45418-8)

Escape from Slavery: Five Journeys to Freedom. Doreen Rappaport, 1991,
Harper Collins, $13 (0-06-021631-X

Slave Ship: The Story of the Henrietta Marie. George Sullivan, 1994,
Cobblehill. $14.99 (0-525-65174-8)

Amazing Grace: The story of behind the Song.  Jim Haskins, 1992, Millbrook,
13.90 (1-56294-117-8)


Kathy Zwyghuizen
Greenville Public Schools
516 W. Cass St.
Greenville, MI 48838
KZwy@triton.net (home)
zwyghuik@gps.maisd.com (school)

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