The War of the Rebellion : a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Pub. under the direction of the ... Secretary of War ..
Microform, English, 1880-1901
Govt. Print. Off., Washington, 1880-1901
70 volumes in 128 ; 24 cm
ser. I, v. 1-53 [serial no. 1-111] Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in the southern states, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders and returns relating specially thereto. 1880-1898. 111v
ser. II, v. 1-8 [serial no. 114-121] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war and to state or political prisoners. 1894 [i.e. 1898]-1899. 8v
ser. III, v. 1-5 [serial no. 122-126] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Union authorities (embracing their correspondence with the Confederate officials) not relating specially to the subjects of the first and second series. It embraces the reports of the secretary of war, of the general-in-chief and of the chiefs of the several staff corps and departments ... 1899-1900. 5v
ser. IV, v. 1-3 [serial no. 127-129] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Confederate authorities, similar to that indicated for the Union officials, as of the third series, but including the correspondence between the Union and Confederate authorities, given in the series. 1900. 3. v. [serial no. 130] General index and additions and corrections. Mr. John S. Moodey, indexer. Preface [by Elihu Root, secretary of war] Explanations. Synopsis of te contents of volumes. Special index for the principal armies, army corps, military divisions and departments. General index. Additions and corrections [arranged consecutively by volumes] 1901
Found also in the House Miscellaneous documents of the 52d to the 56th Congress
Accompanied by: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Each number has special index. Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. print. off., 1902
Vols. 54-55 of series I [serial no.112-113] "have not been published and no material for them is in hand". cf. General index, p.xl. Series II, v.1 [serial no.114] with imprint 1894, was not issued until 1898
Series 1, v.1-53, series 3, v.1-5, and series 4, v.1-3 include "Alternate designations of organizations mentioned."
Edited in the War records office, 1880-July 1899; in the Record and Pension Office, July 1899-1901
Robert N. Scott compiled and edited v.1-18, 1880-87, and also collected the greater part of the material for v.19-36, 1887-91. After his death in 1887 the work was continued by Henry M. Lazelle, 1887-89, and by a board of publication, 1889-90, consisting of George B. Davis, 1889-97, Leslie J. Perry, 1889-99. Joseph W. Kirkley, 1889-99, and Fred C. Ainsworth, 1898-99; from 1899-1901, edited by Fred C. Ainsworth and Joseph W. Kirkley
Microform, Chicago, Library Resources, 1972, 35 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. Reduction ratio varies, (Library of American civilization)