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Corporate Author United States. War Department.

Title The war of the rebellion [microform] : a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies / pub. under the direction of the ... secretary of war ...

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 22140-74.    ---  Available
Description 70 v. in 128 ; 24 cm.
Series Library of American civilization ; LAC 22140-74.
Note PSU Axe Library holdings incomplete. Library has portions of volumes 11, 12, 15, 17, 21, 32, 38, 42, and 46 only.
Found also in the House Miscellaneous documents of the 52nd to the 56th Congress.
"Published under the dirction of the ... Secretary of War."
Each number has special index. Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Government Printing Office, 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.
Master microform held by: LrI.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, 1970. 34 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 22140-74).
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps
Added Author Scott, Robert N. (Robert Nicholson), 1838-1887.
Lazelle, Henry Martyn, 1832-1917.
Davis, George B. (George Breckenridge), 1847-1914.
Perry, Leslie J.
Kirkley, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1841-1912.
Ainsworth, Frederick Crayton, 1852-1934.
United States. War Records Office.
United States. Record and Pension Office.
United States. Congress. House.
Added Title Official records of the Union and Confederate Armies.

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