Book/Printed Material The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Official records of the Union and Confederate armies

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Title
The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Other Title
Official records of the Union and Confederate armies
Contributor Names
United States. War Department.
Scott, Robert N. (Robert Nicholson), 1838-1887.
Lazelle, H. M. (Henry Martyn), 1832-1917.
Davis, George B. (George Breckenridge), 1847-1914.
Perry, Leslie J.
Kirkley, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1841-1912.
Ainsworth, Fred C. (Fred Crayton), 1852-1934.
Moodey, John S. (John Sheldon), 1842-
Cowles, Calvin D. (Calvin Duvall), 1849- comp.
United States. War Records Office.
United States. Record and Pension Office.
United States. Congress. House.
Created / Published
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1880-1901.
Contents
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, order and returns relating specially thereto. 1880-1898. 111 v.--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. 8 v.--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) note 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. 5 v.--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 that 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 the 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.
Subject Headings
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources
-  Confederate States of America--History--Sources
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Found also in the House Miscellaneous documents of the 52d to the 56th Congress.
-  Each number has special index. Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902.
-  Series 1, v. 1-53, series 3, v. 1-5, and series 4, v. 1-3 include "Alternate designations of organizations mentioned."
-  Vol. 54-55 of series 1 [serial no. 112-113] "have not been published, and no material for them is in hand." cf. General index, p. xi. Series 2, v. 1 [serial no. 114] with imprint 1894, was not issued until 1898.
-  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, 1889-99, 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 Joesph W. Kirkley.
-  Supplemented by: "Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Pub. under te direction of the ... secretaries of war, by Maj. George B. Davis ... Mr. Leslie J. Perry ... Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley ... board of publicaton. Comp. by Capt. Calvin D. Cowles ..." (3 v. CLXXV (i.e. 178) fold. pl. (incl. illus., maps, plans) 48 x 40 cm.) published: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1891-95. CALL NUMBER: G1201.S5U6 1891. Plates part colored. Issued in 37 parts. Assigned no. 261 of House Miscellaneous documents, v. 40, 52d Cong., 1st sess. (serial no. 2998). Documnet number does not appear i this copy; in other copies it appears in binder's title but not on t.-p. Inserted: ... Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902. 2 p. 23 cm. CONTENTS: pl. 1-135c. Military operations inthe field.--pl. 136-161. General topographical map.--pl. 161-171. Military divisions and departments.--pl. 172-175. Miscellaneous.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 99
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
70 v. in 128. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E464 .U6
G1201.S5 U6 1891
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701sm.gcw0099000
Library of Congress Control Number
03003452
Online Format
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Description
Found also in the House Miscellaneous documents of the 52d to the 56th Congress. Each number has special index. Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902. Series 1, v. 1-53, series 3, v. 1-5, and series 4, v. 1-3 include "Alternate designations of organizations mentioned." Vol. 54-55 of series 1 [serial no. 112-113] "have not been published, and no material for them is in hand." cf. General index, p. xi. Series 2, v. 1 [serial no. 114] with imprint 1894, was not issued until 1898. 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, 1889-99, 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 Joesph W. Kirkley. Supplemented by: "Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Pub. under te direction of the ... secretaries of war, by Maj. George B. Davis ... Mr. Leslie J. Perry ... Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley ... board of publicaton. Comp. by Capt. Calvin D. Cowles ..." (3 v. CLXXV (i.e. 178) fold. pl. (incl. illus., maps, plans) 48 x 40 cm.) published: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1891-95. CALL NUMBER: G1201.S5U6 1891. Plates part colored. Issued in 37 parts. Assigned no. 261 of House Miscellaneous documents, v. 40, 52d Cong., 1st sess. (serial no. 2998). Documnet number does not appear i this copy; in other copies it appears in binder's title but not on t.-p. Inserted: ... Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1902. 2 p. 23 cm. CONTENTS: pl. 1-135c. Military operations inthe field.--pl. 136-161. General topographical map.--pl. 161-171. Military divisions and departments.--pl. 172-175. Miscellaneous. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 99 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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United States War Department, Robert N Scott, H. M Lazelle, George B Davis, Leslie J Perry, Joseph W Kirkley, Fred C Ainsworth, et al. The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., to 1901, 1880. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/03003452/. (Accessed June 28, 2017.)

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United States War Department, Scott, R. N., Lazelle, H. M., Davis, G. B., Perry, L. J., Kirkley, J. W. [...] United States Congress. House. (1880) The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., to 1901. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/03003452/.

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United States War Department, et al. The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., to 1901, 1880. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/03003452/>.