The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate armies. 128 vols. The Official Records are abbreviated as OR.

     OR: The Christmas Raid, (ser.1) 23(1) 665-660.
     OR: Morgan's Great Raid, (ser.1) 23(1): 639-649.
     OR: Federal Pursuit (ser.1) 25(1): 238-259.

William J. Davis, ed. Adam R. Johnson. The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate States Army. Louisville, Geo. G. Fetter Co, 1904. Johnson, later promoted to general, was one of Morgan's colonels at Tebbs Bend.

Basil W. Duke. History of Morgan's Cavalry. Reprint. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1960. This work by one of Morgan's colonels, who was later promoted to general, was first published in 1867, two years after the war's close. Duke called Tebbs Bend the "greatest natural position he ever saw."

Betty J. Gorin. "Morgan Is Coming!" Confederate Raiders In the Heartland of Kentucky. Louisville: Harmony House Publishers, 2006, gives more detail about Tebbs Bend than any others.

Lester V. Horwitz. The Longest Raid of the Civil War. Cincinnati: Farmcourt Publishing, 1999. This book's strength is the detailed account of Morgan Great Raid in Indiana and Ohio.

David L. Mowery. Morgan's Great Raid. Charleston: The History Press, 2013. Mowery’s work contains excellent maps, shows routes of both Confederates and Federal pursuing forces.  However, the Confederates used Johnson, Bailey, and Roachville fords to bypass the Federal position at Tebbs Bend, not Sublett’s ford.

James Ramage. Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1986. Ramage is the most prominent Morgan biographer.

Sydney K Smith. Life, Army Record and Public Services of D. Howard Smith, Louisville: Bradley & Gilbert, 1890.

Benjamin Travis. The Story of the 25th Michigan. Kalamazoo: Kalamazoo Publishing, 1897.