Crowder, Ralph Leroy. John Edward Bruce and the Value of Knowing the Past: Politician, Journalist, and Self-Trained Historian of the African Diaspora, 1856-1924. Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 1994.
Marks, Bayly Ellen, and Mark Norton Schatz, eds.Between North and South, A Maryland Journalist Views the Civil War: The Narrative of William Wilkins Glenn, 1861-1869. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976.
Reese, Timothy J. "One Man's Battlefield: George Alfred Townsend and the War Correspondents Memorial Arch." Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Fall 1997): 356-85.
Annotation / Notes: Visitors to the Gathland State Park on South Mountain will find the only monument dedicated to Civil War newsmen. This monument was the brainchild of George Alfred Townsend, a Maryland journalist and author whose nickname was "Gath." This account of his campaign to honor his fellow war correspondents includes an overview of his life and career.
Ballard, Barbara Jean. Nineteenth-Century Theories of Race, the Concept of Correspondences, and the Images of Blacks in the Anti-slavery Writings of Douglass, Stow, and Browne. Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1992.
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