The following bibliography contains some of the most significant works on the role of Tennessee during the Antebellum, the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

Bergeron, Paul H., Stephen V. Ash, and Jeanette Keith. Tennesseans and their History. (1999).

Alexander, Thomas B. Political Reconstruction in Tennessee. (1950).

Ash, Stephen V. Middle Tennessee Society Transformed, 1860-1870: War and Peace in the Upper South. (1988).

Atkins, Jonathan M. Parties, Politics, and the Sectional Conflict in Tennessee, 1832-1861. (1997).

Bergeron, Paul H. Antebellum Politics in Tennessee. (1982).

Bryan, Charles F. "'Tories' Amidst Rebels: Confederate Occupation of East Tennessee, 1861-1863." Journal of East Tennessee History. 75 (2002): 43-61.

Fisher, Noel C. War at Every Door: Partisan Politics and Guerrilla Violence in East Tennessee, 1860-1869. (1997).

Groce, W. Todd. Mountain Rebels: East Tennessee Confederates and the Civil War, 1860-1870. (1999).

McKenzie, Robert Tracy. One South or Many? Plantation Belt and Upcountry in Civil War-Era Tennessee. (1994).

Severance, Benjamin H. Tennessee's Radical Army: The State Guard and it's Role in Reconstruction, 1867-1869. (2005).

Temple, Oliver P. East Tennessee and the Civil War. (1899).