Civil War Research Seminar



Copeland, David. The Antebellum Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1820 to 1860. Westport, CT: Greenwood  Press, 2003.

“Dred Scott.” New York Daily Times. September 21, 1858.

Gardner, Andrew. “Extracting Abolitionist Abstraction: The Sectional Crisis through Virginia and North Carolina Baptist Print-Culture.” Cross Currents 64, no. 3 (September 1, 2014): 353–68.

“Gov. Halley of Connecticut on the Dred Scott Decision.” New York Daily Times. May 11, 1857.

“John Brown and Southern Politics.” New York Times, November 21, 1859.

“John Brown’s Execution.” New York Times. December 2, 1859.

Penniman IV, Nicholas. “Baltimore’s Daily Press and Slavery, 1857-1860.” Maryland Historical Magazine 99, no. 4 (Winter 2004): 491–507.

Potter, David M. The Impending Crisis: 1848-1861. New York, NY: Harper & Row Publishers, 1976.

Ratner, Lorman A., and Dwight L. Teeter Jr. Fanatics & Fire-Eaters: Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

“Richmond Whig.” Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Accessed February 18, 2018.

“SOUTHERN POLITICS.: Able and Interesting Opinion from a Southern Lawyer on the Power of Congress over Slavery in the Territories.” New York Times. October 3, 1859.

“The Apologists for Brutality.” New York Daily Times. May 26, 1856.

“The Dred Scott Case.” Harper’s Weekly. March 28, 1857.

“The New-Hampshire Legislature and the Dred Scott Decision.” New York Daily Times. June 17, 1857.

Van Tuyll, Debra. “Protecting Press Freedom and Access to Government Information in Antebellum South Carolina.” Journalism History 43, no. 4 (2018): 209–18.

“What the South Thinks of the Washington Brutality.” New York Daily Times. May 26, 1856.