Selected Bibliography: American Reconstruction and Emancipation
Whitt, Michael, Baptist History and Heritage
Alderson, William T. Influence of Military Rule and the Freedmen's Bureau on Reconstruction in Virginia, 1865-1870. Nashville: W. T. Alderson, 1952.
Black, L. A. Sketch of the Centennial Anniversary of the First Baptist Church (Harrison Street) Petersburg, Virginia. Petersburg: Index-Appeal Publishing House, 1879.
Blight, David. A Slave No More. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007.
Bloom, Edward J. and W. Scott Poole. Vale of Tears: New Essays on Religion and Reconstruction. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2005.
Bogger, Tommy L. Since 1776: The History of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Virginia. Williamsburg, VA: First Baptist Church, 2005.
Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer. All Things Altered: Women in the Wake of Civil War and Reconstruction. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2002.
Currie-McDaniel, Ruth. Carpetbagger of Conscience: A Biography of John Emory Bryant. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1987.
Corey, Charles H. A History of the Richmond Theological Seminary. Richmond: J. W. Randolph Co., 1895.
Daniel, W. Harrison, Virginia Baptists and the Negro, 1865-1902. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 76, no. 3. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 1968.
Du Bois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward a History of the Part which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 18. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
--. Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Fleming, Walter L. Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social, Religious, Educational & Industrial: 1865 to the Present Time. Cleveland, OH: A. H. Clark, 1907.
Foner, Eric. Freedom's Lawmakers: A Directory of Black Officeholders during Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
--. Nothing but Freedom: Emancipation and its Legacy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
--. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 New York: Perennial Classics, 2002.
Frazier, E. Franklin. The Negro Church in America. New York: Schocken Books, 1964.
Jackson, Luther R A Short History of the Gillfield Baptist Church of Petersburg, Virginia. Petersburg: Virginia Printing Co. Inc., 1937.
Johnson, William H. A Sketch of the Life of Rev. Henry Williams, D.D. Petersburg, VA, 1901.
McAfee, Ward. Religion, Race, and Reconstruction: The Public School in the Politics of the 1870s. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.
Mitchell, Henry H., Black Church Beginning: The Long-Hidden Realities of the First Years. Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmans, 2004.
Morris, Robert Charles. Reading, 'Riting, and Reconstruction: The Education of Freedmen in the South, 1861-1870. …