The Official Records of the War Between the States (also known as The Official Records of the War of Rebellion) were published by the US Army between 1880 and 1910. This 128 Volumes set is considered the most complete reference set on the Civil War.
The Official Record contains after battle reports and correspondence of the Union & Confederate Armies. There are after action reports of the commanding officers down to the Regimental level. If you are interested in a specific unit, you should be able to locate the report of the commanding officer. In addition, correspondence both personal and military is included from both Armies.
** Series 1 - Formal reports 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.
** Series 2 - Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns relating to Prisoners of War.
** Series 3 - Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns of Union authorities not relating to Series 1 and 2
** Series 4 - Correspondence, orders, reports, and returns of Confederate authorities not relating to Series 1,2,3
To use this Cd-Rom you need Windows and at least a 16 speed Cd Reader or a DVD reader. The data on this Cd-Rom can be read, searched, printed, and you can even copy/paste data to a word processor. This is not a PDF. We use the Hbar Reader software [ included on the CD].
This new software is designed to help you get the most out of your searches. It includes a Possible Name Combinations tool to help you find more of the ways a name might be entered in The Official Records. If you enter John Johnson, it will list others ways to look for John Johnson, such as J. Johnson, J Johnson, Johnson's, Johnson, J. etc.
Our Unit Name Tool can be used when you are seeking information on a Military Unit. You enter one or more of these search indicators: Unit Name, State Name, Unit Number, Unit Type. The software generates a list of the possible ways the information might be entered in The Official Records so your search can be more effective.
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