Archives consulted for Mapping Destruction

1. Library of Congress

2. National Archives

3. Chronicling America Historical Newspapers

4. United States Senate Collection

5. South Carolina State Archives

For Further Reading

  1. Barrett, John G. Sherman’s March through the Carolinas. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1956.

  2. Black, Wilfred W. “Marching with Sherman Through Georgia and the Carolinas; Civil War Diary of Jesse L. Dozer, Part I.” The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 3 (1968): 308-336.

  3. Byrne, William A. ‘“Uncle Billy’ Sherman Comes to Town: The Free Winter of Black Savannah.” The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 79, No. 1 (1995): 91-116.

  4. Campbell, Jacqueline Glass. When Sherman Marched North from the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

  5. Carr, Matt. “General Sherman’s March to the Sea,” History Today, Vol. 64, No. 11 (2014): 29-35.

  6. Frank, Lisa Tendrich. The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman’s March. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.

  7. Glatthaar, Joseph. The March to the Sea and Beyond. New York: New York University Press, 1985.

  8. McNeill, William J. "A Survey of Confederate Soldier Morale During Sherman's Campaign through Georgia and the Carolinas" Georgia Historical Quarterly 55, no. 1 (Spring 1971): 1-25.

  9. McPherson, James. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

  10. Melton, Brian. ‘“The Town that Sherman Wouldn’t Burn”: Sherman’s March and Madison, Georgia in History, Memory, and Legend.” The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 2 (2002): 201-30.

  11. Parten, Bennett. “Somewhere Toward Freedom: Sherman’s March and Georgia’s Refugee Slaves,” Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 101, No. 2 (2017): 115-146.

  12. Rhodes, James Ford. “Sherman’s March to the Sea,” The American Historical Review, Vol. 6, No. 3 (1901): 466-474.

  13. Rubin, Anne Sarah. Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

  14. Sullivan, David M. “Marines of the Fleet Brigade: The Battles of Honey Hill and Deveaux’s Neck, November-December 1864,” Military Collector & Historian, Vol. 71, No. 3 (2019): 253-272. 

  15. Schulten, Susan. A History of America in 100 Maps. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2018.

  16. Schulten, Susan. “Sherman’s Maps.” The New York Times. November 20, 2014.

  17. Schwartz, Seymour I. and Ralph E. Ehrenberg. The Mapping of America. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1980.

  18. Stephenson, Richard W. And Marianne M. McKee, eds. Virginia in Maps: Four Centuries of Settlement, Growth, and Development. Richmond: The Library of Virginia, 2000.

  19. Whelchel, L. H. Sherman’s March and the Emergence of the Independent Black Church Movement: From Atlanta to the Sea to Emancipation. New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2014.

Other DH Projects consulted

Mapping Memory: Sherman's March and America

Mapping Occupation:
Force, Freedom, and the Army in Reconstruction

Visualizing Emancipation

The Valley of the Shadow

Mining the Dispatch