Journals, Manuscripts, and Papers
Journals, manuscripts, newspapers, and papers of the Union and Confederate Armies in the War of the Rebellion.
Journal of the Company of Military Historians
Military Collector & Historians published quarterly by the Company of Military Historians.
- The Little Fork Rangers at the skirmish of Blackburn's ford and the first battle of Manassas, Military Collector & Historians, Volume 64, No.3 , by J Robert Hughes
- The Marine battalion at the battle of Bull Run, emending the record, Military Collector & Historians, Volume 56, No.1, by David Sullivan
- 'We have got our nice blue uniforms', The 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry receives the regulation dress uniform, October 1861, Military Collector & Historians, Volume 56, No.1, by Scott Cross
- The men that saved your army, Company K, 2d U.S. Infantry, April-July 1861, Military Collector & Historians, Volume 63, No.4, by Donald McConnnell and Gustav Person
- The sons of 'Auld Reekie', The Highland Guard of Charleston, South Carolina, 1857-1860, Military Collector & Historians, Volume 64, No.2, by Ron Field
- John Warren, Lieutenant, Palmetto Sharpshooters, Military Collector & Historian, Volume 64,, No.2, by David Middleton Edelen II and David M Sullivan
- The burning of the 21st Bridge at New Creek, by Fritz and Mark Haselberger
- Wallace's raid on Romney in 1861, by Fritz Haselberger
- Blue & Grey Magazine, Special Issue: The general's tour, the battle of First Manassas, or Bull Run, 21 July, 1861, Volume XXVII, Issue 5, by Henry P Elliott, Ranger, Manassas National Battlefield Park
- Sunday Picnic Uniforms: Military Modelling, October 1987, by Paul Stevenson
Available at Google Books and Alabama Department of Archives and History.
- The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, Nos. 01 & 02, Spring Issue 1961: A story of Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A., Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, by James G Hudson, Chaplin & Treasurer
- Lipincott's Monthly Magazine, Volume 10, Beauregard and the militia colonel, by J B Lippincott & co, 1872
Southern Historical Society Papers
Available at Hathi Trust Digital Library and Internet Archive.
- Reminiscenes of the Powhatan Troop of Cavalry in 1861, Volume 8, by Colonel J F Lay
- Sketches of the history of the Washington Artillery, Volume 11, by Colonel J B Walton, Captain J A Chalaron, Colonel B F Eschelman, and Colonel W M Owen
- Ewell at First Manassas, Volume 14, by Captain George F Harrison
- 'Bury me on the field, boys!' Memoir of Gen. C. R. Wheat, commander of the 'Louisiana Tiger Battalion', Volume 17, by Leo Wheat
- Historical sketch of the Rockbridge Artillery, C. S. Army, Volume 23, by a member of the famous battery
- Company D, Clarke Cavalry, history and roster of this command, which fought gallantly, Volume 24, by Joseph H Shepherd
- Harper's Ferry and First Manassas, extracts from the diary of Captain James M. Garnett, in charge of General Ordnance Train, Army of Northern Virginia, from January, 1863, to February, 1864; and ordnance officer of Rodes' (later Grime's) Division, 2d Corps, A.N. Va., from February, 1864, to April 9, 1865, Volume 28
- Very complete roll of Company F, Tenth Virginia Regiment, or the Muhlenburg Rifles, Volume 28, by Herbert F Milev
- Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson, Volume 29, by Bradley T Johnson
- Black Horse Troop, some reminiscences of the famous command, Volume 30, from the Baltimore Herald, Baltimore City, Maryland, February, 1902
- The Pulaski Guards, Company C, 4th Virginia Infantry, at the first battle of Manassas, 18 July, 1861, Volume 32
- General Eppa Hunton at the battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861, statement that he saved the Confederate army from defeat, Volume 32
- Thirty-third at First Manassas, Volume 34, by Arthur C Cummings, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, 6 May, 1898
- First battle of Manassas, dash and heroism of the Maryland Line, Stonewall Jackson's flank saved, recollections revived by the 45th anniversary, Volume 34, by Colonel Winfield Peters
- From Manassas to Frazier's farm, recollections of a soldier in many battles, General Lee to the rear, Volume 35, by R D Funkhouser
- Dedication of a bronze tablet in honor of the Botetourt Battery, in Vicksburg National Park 23 November, 1907, Volume 35
- Roster of the Amelia Troop, which constituted Company 'G,' First Regiment Virginia Cavalry, from the beginning to the end of the Confederate war, Volume 38, compiled by George M Wilson
Available at JSTOR.
- Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D. C., Volume 60/62 (1960/1962): Military Activities in Washington in 1861, pp123-133, by Elden E Billings
- Military Affairs, Volume 21, No.4, Winter, 1957: Federal batteries on the Henry House Hill, Bull Run, 1861, pp188-192, by Ralph W Donnelly
- The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 69, No.2, April 1961: The military orders of Daniel Ruggles, Department of Fredericksburg, 22 April–5 June, 1861, pp149-180, by Meriwether Stuart
Available at Google Books.
- Harpers Ferry in 1861, first events of the war in Virginia and Maryland, Volume 1, pp103-104, by Private F M Burrows, 13th Virginia Infantry, Company B
- Gen. John Echols, advocate and defender of the Confederacy, Volume 4, pp316-317
- John W. Bennett, Volume 11, p332
- History of the Prince William Cavalry, pp353-54, Volume 15, by Mrs M R Barlow, Manassas, Virginia
- Joseph Mason Kern, Volume 25, p85
- Samuel T. Saunder, Volume 27, p227
- What did we fight for?, Volume 31, pp422-423, by Captain T C Holland, Steedman, Callaway County, Missouri
Manuscripts & Papers
- Thomas Claiborne Papers, June-August 1861, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina
- Boykin Family Papers, 1748-1932, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina
- A Life in Letters: Lieutenant Colonel Robert A Hardaway in the Civil War and the New South, 28 April to 6 August, 1861, Columbus State University, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia
- The King Family Papers, 1811-1890: Captain W King, Saltville Light Artillery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia
- Beauregard Papers, Special Orders, Nos.1-190, Department of Alexandria and Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, 4 June-1 August, 1861, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
- Beauregard Papers, General Orders Nos.1-46, Department of Alexandria and Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, 2 June-12 August, 1861, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
- Confederate States Special Orders Nos.1-118, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, War Department, Montgomery, Mountgomery County, Alabama, and Richmond, Virginia, 7 March-8 August, 1861, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
- Special Orders Nos.1-132, Division Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, 27 April-8 October, 1861, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
Available at Military Library, Minnesota Historical Society, University of Virginia, and Library of Congress.
- Historical military data on Louisiana Militia, Military Library, Jackson Barracks, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
- Cadmus M. Wilcox Papers, 1846-1887: A letter from Cadmus Wilcox to 'Sister Mary', written from camp on Bull Run, 7 miles from Manassas Junction, 1 August, 1861, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.
- Christopher Heffelfinger Papers 1861-1929: Christopher Heffelfinger, Company D, writing in 1915, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
- James A. Wright Papers 1907-1914: James A Wright, Company F, writing in 1904, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
- Correspondence of Colonel William A. Morgan, 1853-1889, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia
- Letter from W. H. Collins, Second Wisconsin Infantry, Fort Corcoran, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 23 July, 1861, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
- Louisa Blues No. 7, 19 June, 1861, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by John William Jones
- Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 19 April, 1861, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, by Philip Edloe Jones
Available at Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., and Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
- Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City, Maryland
- Richmond Daily Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia
- Staunton Spectator, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
- Lynchburg Republican, Lynchburg, Virginia
- New Orleans Daily Crescent, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
- Daily Delta, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
- Louisville Daily Courier, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
- Hawkinsville Dispatch, Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia
- National Republican, Washington, D. C.
- Alexandria Gazette, Volume 100, No. 168, 19 July, 1899, Alexandria, Virginia
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The above painting, 'First at Manassas', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historical artist.