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Brownlow, William G. Brownlow, the Patriot and Martyr, Showing His Faith, and Works, as Reported by Himself. Philadelphia: R. Weir, 1862.
___. Ought American Slavery to Be Perpetuated? A Debate Between W.G. Brownlow and A. Pryne Held in Philadelphia, September, 1858. 1858. Reprint. Miami: Mnemosyne, 1969.
___. A Political Register, Setting Forth the Principles of the Whig and Locofoco Parties in the United States, with the Life and Public Services of Henry Clay. 1844. Reprint. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1974.
___. Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, the Tennessee Patriot. Together with his last editorial in the Knoxville Whig; Also, his recent speeches, rehearsing his experience with secession, and his prison life. Indianapolis: Asher & Co., Publishers, 1862.
___. Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession. 1862. Reprint, with new introduction by Thomas Alexander. New York: Da Capo Press, 1968.
Conklin, Forrest. Parson Brownlow Joins the Sons of Temperance. Tennessee Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 1980): 178-94; (Fall 1980): 292-309.
___, ed. Parson Brownlow on the Impeachment of Judge Humphreys and Other Matters in Washington, D.C.June, 1862. East Tennessee Historical Societys Publications 56 and 57 (1984 and 1985): 120-31.
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Humphrey, Stephen F. The Man Brownlow from a Newspaper Mans Point of View. East Tennessee Historical Societys Publications 43 (1971): 59-70.
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___. Unionism and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1860-1869. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1966 (c1934).