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Selected Microfilm Collections  Civil War Era
available in the Texana / Genealogy Department of the San Antonio Public Library

 

 

Civil War direct tax assessment lists: Tennessee (T227)
Civil War Muster Rolls, Pennsylvania, 47th Regiment
Civil War Unit Histories (University Publications of America) (fiche)
   (entire collection of over 2,000 personal and unit histories and other narratives and documents written
    by Union and Confederate soldiers between 1861 and 1920)
Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Texas (M323)
Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Texas (M402)
Correspondence of the Office of Civil Affairs in the Department of Texas, 1867-1870 (M1188)
General Orders and Circulars of the Confederate War Department (M901)
Historical information relating to Military Posts, ca. 1700-1900 (M661)
Index to compiled service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Texas (M227)
Internal Revenue Assessment List, Texas, 1865-1866 (M791)
Journals of the Congress of the Confederate States of America (fiche)
Letters sent by the Department of Texas and the Fifth Military District, 1856-1858, 1865-1870 (M1165)
Lost Cause Press Microfiche on Slavery
(195 contemporary speeches, documents, publications, etc.)
Mathew B. Brady collection of Civil War photographs (T252)
Muster rolls and lists of Confederate troops paroled in North Carolina (M1781)
The Negro in the military service of the United States, 1639-1886 (M858)
Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, from the Revolution through the Civil War
(University Publications of America)
Series A, Part 2: South Carolina
	Series B:	South Carolina
Series C, Part 1: Virginia
Series E, Part 2: Virginia
Series E, Part 3: Virginia
Series F, Part 1: Deep South
Series G, Part 1: Texas and Louisiana
Series G, Part 2: William Massey (VA)
Series I, Part 3: Natchez Area
Series J, Part 5: Louisiana
Series J, Part 7: Alabama
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned
   lands, 1865-1869 (M821)
Records of the Military Post at San Antonio, Texas, 1866-1911 (T789)
Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned
   lands, 1865-1870 (M822)
Register of Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and citizens who died in Federal prisons and military hospitals
   in the North, 1861-1865 (M918)
Register of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914 (M233)
Schedules enumerating Union veterans and widows of Union veterans of the Civil War, 1890 (M123) 
   (all available states and indices)
Texas County Tax Records (all counties to 1910)
Texas. Executive Department. Journals (March 1 836-Sept. 1869)
Texas. Senate. Journals (3 October 1836-May 1874)
Texas. House of Representatives. Journals (3 October 1836-May 1874)
Texas. Supreme Court. Texas Reports (1840-1886)
Voter Registration Lists, 1867-1869 (all available for State of Texas)


Contemporary Newspapers *


Carolina Spartan (Spartansburg, SC)	1849-1876
Harper's Weekly (NY)	1857-1916
Independent (NY)	1849-1928
Lancaster Intelligencer and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA)	1823-1877
Leslie's Weekly (NY)	1856-1922
Liberator (Boston)        (Abolitionist)	1831-1865
Mobile Register (AL)	1846-1865
National Era (D.C.) (Abolitionist)	1847-1860
National Police Gazette (NY)	1845-1906
New Orleans Bee (LA)	1827-1864
Richmond Daily Whig (VA)	1860-1865
Richmond Whig & Public Advertiser (VA)	1835-1861
		1865-1874
Southern Confederacy (Atlanta, GA)	1861-1865

*For newspapers from Texas check with the staff. The Department has a large collection of nineteenth and early
   twentieth century Texas newspapers.

Of Special Note

The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies [973.7 War]
Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. [973.73 Supplement] 
The Roster of Confederate Soldiers [973.7 Roster]
The Roster of Union Soldiers [973.74 Roster]

Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Texas (M323)
Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Texas (M4 02)

Civil War Unit Histories (University Publications of America) Entire collection of over 2,000 personal narratives,
   and other unit histories and documents (10,331 fiche) written by Union and Confederate soldiers between 1861 and 1920.

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