WILSON, Henry, 1812-1875


Library of Congress

Extended Bibliography

Abbott, Richard H. Cobbler in Congress: The Life of Henry Wilson, 1812-1875. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1972.

Hatfield, Mark O., with the Senate Historical Office, “Henry Wilson." In Vice Presidents of the United States, 1789-1993. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1997: 231-40.

Kazarian, Richard, Jr. “Working Radicals: The Early Political Careers of William Seward, Thaddeus Stevens, Henry Wilson, Charles Sumner, Salmon P. Chase and Hannibal Hamlin.” Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University, 1981.

Loubert, J. Daniel. “The Orientation of Henry Wilson, 1812-1856.” Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University Graduate School, 1952.

McKay, Ernest A. “Henry Wilson and the Coalition of 1851.” New England Quarterly 36 (September 1963): 338-57.

___. Henry Wilson: Practical Radical: A Portrait of a Politician. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971.

___. “Henry Wilson: Unprincipled Know Nothing.” Mid-America 46 (January 1964): 29-37.

Myers, John L. Henry Wilson and the Coming of the Civil War. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2005.

___. Henry Wilson and the Era of Reconstruction. Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, 2009.

___. Senator Henry Wilson and the Civil War. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2008.

Nason, Elias, and Thomas Russell. Life and Public Services of Henry Wilson, Late Vice-President of the United States. 1876. Reprint. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Henry Wilson (Vice-President of the United States) Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives. 44th Cong., 1st sess., 1875-1876. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876.

Wilson, Henry. History of the Antislavery Measures of the Thirty-Seventh and Thirty-Eighth United-States Congresses, 1861-1864. 1864. Reprint. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.

___. History of the Reconstruction Measures of the Thirty-Ninth and Fortieth Congresses, 1865-1868. 1868. Reprint. Westport, CT: Negro Universities Press, 1970.

___. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America. 3 vols. 1872-1877. Reprint. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.

___. Military Measures of the United States Congress, 1861-1865. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1866.