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Civil War Research

Research guide for the American Civil War

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Daniel Library Stacks Call Number E464 .U6

This multi-volume set is organized into four series:

Series 1: Military operations; contains battle reports from the Union and Confederate armies
Series 2: Prisoners of War and political prisoners
Series 3: Miscellaneous Union correspondence, orders and reports
Series 4: Miscellaneous Confederate correspondence, orders and reports

Some series have both volumes and parts. Indexes are located in the last part of each series, and at the end of a Supplemental publication to the records. The Supplement index is five volumes long, and is located at the end of the Supplemental volumes on the shelf.

The full series is also available online through Cornell University: