A library of resources including autobiographies, diaries, journals, letters, manuscripts, and histories for the Union and Confederate Armies in the War of the Rebellion.
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
The Civil War CD-Rom
The Civil War CD-Rom is published by Guild Press, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana, and included is a compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Conferderate Armies, a compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H Dyer and regimental losses in the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865 by William F Fox (See www.guildpress.com).
The record of events and itineraries of the units for both Union and Confederate military organisations have been transcribed from the National Archives Library, Washington, D. C., and are published in the Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies by Broadfoot Publishing, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina (See www.broadfootpublishing.com).
Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
The Beauregard Papers are available at Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., and included are military papers, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams, dispatches, orders, and endorsements of the Department of Alexandria and the Army of Potomac between 2 June and 12 August, 1861 (See www.loc.gov).
Virginia Regimental Histories Series
In 1974 Harold E Howard was determined to publish a history of every Virginia regiment that served in the Civil War. The first book in the series was published in 1982, the last in 2004. Each book contains a unit history and annotated muster roll, including every soldier known to serve with the unit and is hardbound in grey cloth with the seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia on the cover and are available at Baine's Books and Coffee, Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia (See www.bainesbooks.com).
Ron Field and Richard Hook have written and illustrated many Osprey books including the recent sequence of books within the Men-at-Arms series, The Confederate Army 1861-65, which provides state-by-state analysis of the uniforms, arms and equipage worn by the Militia and Volunteers who served the Confederate States during the American Civil War (See www.osprey-publishing.com).
Ron Field is Head of History at the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1982 and taught history at Piedmont High School in California from 1982 to 1983. Associate editor of the Confederate Historical Society of Great Britain, from 1983 to 1992, he is an internationally acknowledged expert on US military history, and was elected a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians in 2005.
If you have information regarding brigade or company assignments and/or organisation please contact Jonathan Soffe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The above painting, 'First at Manassas', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historical artist.