Astor, A. (2012). Rebels on the border: Civil War, emancipation, and the reconstruction of Kentucky and   Missouri. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

Life, Labor and Society in Boone County, Missouri, 1834-1852, As Revealed in the Correspondence of an Immigrant Slave Owning Family from North Carolina. Missouri Historical Review

Bowman, F. O. I. (2012). Getting Away with Murder (Most of the Time): Civil War Era Homicide Cases in Boone County, Missouri. Missouri Law Review, 77, 323.

Crighton, J. C. (1987). A history of Columbia and Boone County (1st ed.). Columbia, Mo: Computer Color-Graphics.

Dalton, W. R. (2010). Between the Columns. Columbia, MO: Show Me Cards.

Geiger, M. W. (2010). Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri’s Civil War, 1861-1865. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press.

Gentry, N. T. (2013). The Writings of North Todd Gentry: Stories from Columbia’s Colorful Past. (W. Dalton  & D. James,  Eds.). Columbia, MO: [Columbia Daily Tribune].

Grenz, S. M. (1979). The Black community in Boone County, Missouri, 1850-1900 (Ph.D.). University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

Jindrich, J. (2002). “Our Black Children”: The Evolution of Black Space in Columbia, Missouri.

Jones-Sneed, F. M. (1991). The Bottom of Heaven: A Social and Cultural History of African-Americans in Three Creeks, Boone County, Missouri (Ph.D.). University of Missouri – Columbia, MO.

Keller, R. (2012). Life During Wartime (First edition.). Columbia, Missouri: Columbia Daily Tribune.  See also Rudi Keller's "150 Years Ago Today" columns in the Columbia Daily Tribune.

Prater, T. L., Missouri Cultural Heritage Center, & University of Missouri-Columbia. (1989). Unconditional Surrender: The Civil War at the Universityof Missouri-Columbia, 1860-1865. [Columbia, Mo: University of Missouri].

Switzler, W. F. (1879). Switzler’s Illustrated History of Missouri, from 1541 to 1877. St. Louis: C. R. Barns.

Whites, L. (2005). Gender Matters: Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Making of the New South (1st ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Missouri Statesman newspaper (multiple articles) and Columbia Missourian (David Guitar's obituary), Missouri In the Civil War message board