Bibliographical Information

Abel, E. Lawrence, Singing the New Nation, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000.

Atlas Editions, USA

Burke, Davis, The Civil War: Strange & Fascinating Facts, Wings Books, New York, 1982.

Crawford, Richard, The Civil War Songbook, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1977.

Crofts, Thomas, History of the Third Ohio Cavalry, The Stoneman Press, Columbus, OH, 1910, Reprinted by Blue Acorn Press, P.O. Box 2684, Huntington, WV, 25726, 1997

Crotty, D.G., Four Years Campaigning in the Army of the Potomac, Reprinted in 1995 by Belle Grove Publishing Co., Kearny, NJ.
Webmaster’s note: This book is based on the journal of Color Sergeant Dan Crotty.   Dan began the war as a member of the 3rd Michigan Infantry Regiment.  As the 3rd and 5th were part of the same Brigade, this is an excellent accounting of the travels of the 5th.  Also, the 3rd and the 5th merged into one regiment about December, 1863.

Garofalo, Robert & Elrod, Mark, A Pictorial History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments & Military Bands, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, Charleston, WV, 1985.

Glass, Paul, Singing Soldiers, Da Capo Press, Inc., New York, 1968.

Hill, Lois, Poems and Songs of the Civil War, Fairfax Press, New York, 1990.

Jackson, Richard, Stephen Foster Song Book, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1974.

Krythe, Maymie R., Sampler of American Songs, Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1969.

Leech, Margaret, Reveille in Washington, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1941

Marius, Richard, The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry, Columbia University Press, New York, 1994.

Mattson, Donald E. & Walz, Louis D., Old Fort Snelling Instruction Book for Fife, Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, MN., 1929.
Webmaster’s note: An excellent book for anyone interested in learning to play the fife.  It includes a concise history of many of the songs associated with fifes.

McPherson, James, Battle Cry of Freedom, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988.

Miller, Duane Ernest, A Midwestern West Point Orchard Lake’s Michigan Military Academy, Michigan History, March/April, 1986, pp. 41-44.

Raph, Theodore, American Song Treasury, The, Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY, 1964.

Rhea, Gordon C., The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7 – 12, 1864., Louisiana State University Press, 1997

Robertson, Jr., James I., Soldiers Blue and Gray, University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1988.

Silber, Irwin, Songs of the Civil War, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1995.

Silliker, Ruth L., The Rebel Yell & the Yankee Hurrah, The Civil War Journal of a Maine Volunteer, Down East Books, Camden, Maine, 1977.
Webmaster’s note: This book is based on the journal of a private in the 17th Maine Infantry Regiment.  The 17th and 5th were in the same Brigade.  This journal, along with Dan Crotty’s journal, provides insight into the travels of the 5th.

Silverman, Jerry, Ballads & Songs of the Civil War, Mel Bay Publications, Inc., Pacific, MO, 1993.

Sneden, Private Robert Knox, Eye of the Storm, The Free Press, New York, 2000.

Vidal, Gore, Lincoln, A Novel, Ballantine Books, Ney York, NY, 1984.

Warren, Bill, revered member, historian and friend of the 5th Michigan Regiment Band and 7th Michigan Fife and Drum Corps.