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The following bibliography is a selection of materials available in the
Texana / Genealogy Department of the San Antonio Public Library.
It is merely a beginning.
Please consult staff for help with your specific needs.
 

 

RESEARCH GUIDES
Bibliography of Military Name Lists from pre-1675 to 1900. Lois Horowitz. [973.1 Horowitz]
Civil War Books: a critical bibliography. Allan Nevins. [016.9737 Nevins]
Guide to Federal Records in the NationalArchives of the United States. [016.973 Guide]
Personnel of the Civil War. William Amann. [973.7 Amann]
Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor. Bertram H. Groene. [973.7072 Groene]
U. S. Military Records: a guide to Federal and State Sources, Colonial America to the Present.
James Neagles. [929.1 Neagles]
The Union: a guide to FederalArchives Relating to the Civil War. Kenneth Munden and Henry P. Beers. [973.7 Munden]


UNIT HISTORIES
Civil War Eyewitnesses: an annotated bibliography of books and articles, 1955-1986. and 1986-1996. Garold L. Cole.
[016.9737 Cole and 973.7 Cole]
"Civil War Unit Histories." (microfiche)
Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Frederick H. Dyer. [973.7 Dyer]
History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-1865. L. Allison Wilmer. [975.2 Wilmer]
History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Index. (for text see "Civil War Unit Histories"). [974.8 History]
Military Bibliography of the Civil War. Charles Dornbush. [016.9737 Dornbush]

MILITARY RECORDS
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. [973.7 Military]
Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force of the United States Army for the Years 1861, '62, '63, '64, and '65. [973.7 United]
Roll of Honor. [973.76 Roll]
Roster of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865. [973.74 Roster]
Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. [973.73 Supplement]
Tennesseans in the Civil War. [976.8 Tennesseans]
Unpublished Roll of Honor. [973.76 Unpublished]
The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records. [973.7 United]

PENSIONS, CLAIMS, AND CENSUSES
Arkansas Union Soldiers Pension Application Index. Desmond Walls Allen. [976.7 Allen]
Civil War Claims in the South. Gary Mills. [973.7 Mills]
Index to Old War Pension Files, 1815-1926. Virgil White. [973.1 White]
List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883. [973.7 List]
Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: the Southern Claims Commission. Gary Mills. [973.745 Mills]
1890 United States Census, Union Veterans and Widows Schedule. [microfilm, exists only for states beginning with Kentucky
and following alphabetically]

MEDICINE
Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War. [see Civil War Unit Histories]
Tarnished Scalpels: the court-martials of fifty Union Surgeons. Thomas Lowry. [973.7 Lowry]

BIOGRAPHY
Generals in Blue. Ezra J. Warner. [973.741 Warner]
Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army. Francis Heitman. [973.1 Heitman]
Historical Times Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Civil War. [973.7 Historical]
New Hampshire Civil War Death and BurialLocations. Phyllis Longver. [974.2 Longver]
These Honored Dead: the Union Casualties at Gettysbury. John Busey. 973.7349 Busey]

HISTORY
Atlas of the Civil War. James McPherson. [973.73202 Atlas]
Military Operations of the Civil War. [973.73 Military]
Official Military Atlas of the Civil War. [911.73 United] (on atlas stand)
Photographic History of the Civil War. [973.7 Photographic]
The Union Army 1861-1865: Organization and Operations. Frank Welcher. [973.741 Welcher]
Union Cavalry in the Civil War. Stephen Starr. [973.741 Starr]

HISPANICS
Mexican Texans in the Union Army. Jerry Thompson. [973.7 Thompson] 
Vaqueros in Blue & Gray. Jerry Thompson. [973.70896 Thompson]


AFRICAN AMERICANS
Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia Ervin Jordan. [973.74755 Jordan]
Black Soldiers-Black Sailors-Black Ink Thomas Moebs. [3 55.008 Moebs] 
Blacks in the American Armed Forces, 1776-1983. Lenwood Davis & George Hill. [016.355 Davis]
Grand Army of Black Men: letters. [973.7415 Grand]
Guide to Tracing Your African Ameripean Civil War Ancestor. Jeanette Braxton-Secret. [973.7 Braxton]
United States Colored Troops, 1863-1867. William Gladstone. [973.7415 Gladstone]



Civil War Research	4 October 2001
Texana/Genealogy Department	San Antonio Public Library

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