A complete list of reference material from the National Archives Library, Washington D. C., to the War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
The War of the Rebellion
A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Conferderate Armies available both online and CD-Rom, is the definitive civil war research tool published by Guild Press of Indiana. Also included is A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H Dyer, Regimental Losses in the American Civil War (1861–1865) by William F Fox, A User's Guide to the Official Records of the American Civil War by Alan & Barbara Aimone and Military Operations of the Civil War: A Guide Index to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies edited by National Archives historians.
Sunday Picnic Unforms
Paul Stevenson's article 'Sunday Picnic Uniforms', published by Military Modelling during October 1987, describes the colourful dress worn by both sides at the first battle of Bull Run, Manassas, 21 July 1861, and is illustrated by Bob Marrion.
National Archives Library, Washington D. C.
Deanne Blanton, at the National Archives Library, Washington D. C.,kindly sent documentation from the Supplement to the Official Records Of the Union and Confederate Armies, an additional 100 volumes of previously unpublished reports and correspondence, published by the Broadfoot Publishing Company of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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.
Ron Field and Richard Hook have written and illustrated many Osprey titles 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.
Ron Field is an internationally acknowledged expert on United States military history. Richard Hook is a freelance illustrator with an international reputation for his knowledge of Native American material culture and has illustrated more than fifty Osprey titles.
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The above painting, 'First at Manassas', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historial artist.