As with everything on this blog, this list is a work in progress! Please feel free to email or comment with suggestions for readings to add to the list.
The U.S. South
WEB DuBois, Black Reconstruction in America (esp. Chapter “The General Strike”)
Karl Marx, articles in the Vienna Presse, esp. November 7, 1861, and March 26, 1862 (available on Marxist Internet Archive)
David Williams, Bitterly Divided: The South’s Inner Civil War (New Press, 2008)
Gilbert Mers, Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman (UT Press, 1988)