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Zachary Taylor: A Resource Guide

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Finding Books by and about Zachary Taylor

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than twenty subject headings for books related to Zachary Taylor. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Taylor-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles with that subject heading and then click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Taylor-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Taylor and selected biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

Selected Works by Zachary Taylor

Taylor, Zachary. Letters of Zachary Taylor, from the Battle-Fields of the Mexican War. Rochester, N.Y.: Genesee, 1908.
LC Call Number: E415 .T24 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online External Link on the Internet Archive.

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Taylor

Bauer, Karl Jack. Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the old Southwest. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.
LC Call Number: E422 .B26 1985 [Catalog Record]

Dyer, Brainerd. Zachary Taylor. 1946; rpt. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1967.
LC Call Number: E422 .D995 1967 [Catalog Record]

Eisenhower, John S. D. Zachary Taylor. New York: Times Books, 2008.
LC Call Number: E422 .E57 2008 [Catalog Record]

Hamilton, Holman. Zachary Taylor. 2 vols. 1941 and 1951; rpt. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton, 1989.
LC Call Number: E422 .H3 1989 [Catalog Record]

Smith, Elbert B. The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor & Millard Fillmore. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.
LC Call Number: E421 .S65 1988 [Catalog Record]

-----. President Zachary Taylor: The Hero President. New York: Nova Science, 2007.
LC Call Number: E422 .S675 2007 [Catalog Record]


Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Brunelli, Carol. Zachary Taylor: Our Twelfth President. Chanhassen, Minn.: Child’s World, 2002.
LC Call Number: E422 .B89 2002 [Catalog Record]

Deem, James M. Zachary Taylor. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Books, 2002.
LC Call Number: E422 .D44 2002 [Catalog Record]

Doak, Robin S. Zachary Taylor. Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2003.
LC Call Number: E422 .D627 2003 [Catalog Record]

Kops, Deborah. Zachary Taylor: America’s 12th President. New York: Children’s, 2004.
LC Call Number: E422 .K66 2004 [Catalog Record]

Roberts, Jeremy. Zachary Taylor. Minneapolis: Lerner, 2005.
LC Call Number: E422 .R63 2005 [Catalog Record]

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