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Civil War records a useful tool : a step by step guide to the availability and acquisition of Civil War records by Sherry Harris

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Published by Shumway Family History Services in Yorba Linda, Ca. (5041 Stone Canyon Ave., Yorba Linda 92686) .
Written in English



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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sherry Harris ; illustrations by Brian Gardner, Jeff Soldano & the author.
LC ClassificationsE494 .H37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1632886M
LC Control Number91182733

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Affectionately known as the "OR", the volumes of the Official Records provide the most comprehensive, authoritative, and voluminous reference on Civil War operations. The reports contained in the Official Records are those of the principal leaders who fought the battles and then wrote their assessments days, weeks, and sometimes months later.   This includes the name index to the Civil War and Later Pension Files, with over 3 million entries, the Mathew B. Brady Collection of Civil War photographs, and records of the Southern Claims Commission. Visit us and access these documents free of charge in our Research Rooms nationwide and in the Presidential libraries. Go to The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies searchable multi-volume scanned Civil War book series United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, at FamilySearch (not yet complete).   Learn about resources at the National Archives for researching individuals who served in the Civil War. Request Copies of Records You can order online or use NATF Form 86 for military service records and NATF Form 85 for pension records. Teach using Civil War Documents.

  The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Civil War Soldier Service Records What is this collection? Compiled service records for both Confederate and Union soldiers labeled with each soldier's name, rank, and unit, with links to revealing documents about each soldier. Collections include records for . The Civil War CD-Rom: The Official Records of the War of Rebellion ( vol. on one cd) by US Government () US Government. out of 5 stars CD-ROM. $ Only 1 left in stock - /5(8).   Ulysses S. Grant, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (). Often described as the best book by a U.S. President and the best memoir of the Civil War. (Confederate artillerist Porter Alexander’s memoir would be a close second.) 2.

Alderman, John P. Carroll County Civil War soldiers records, Accession leaves. Photocopies. Carroll County, Virginia, Civil War soldiers records, , compiled by John P. Alderman consisting of typescripts of Confederate service records of soldiers from Carroll County. This database provides access to an electronic version of Adjutant General William S. Stryker's two-volume Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, , originally published by the State of New Jersey in There is an account of the creation of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War in the text of the book. Dean, Sgt, A. - GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC: CIVIL WAR VETERANS, DEPARTMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS, - Heritage Books - ISBN# -BRAND NEW Book on CD Rom - This CD-ROM was created for the purpose of preserving the records of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Massachusetts and to offer a convenient source of the membership.   The bulk of the records relating to individual regiments of the U.S. Army are in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, - (Record Group 94).. Some of these major series include: Regimental and Company Books of Civil War Volunteer Union Organizations, - (State and US Volunteers to include United States Colored Troops).