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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies: Ser. 1, Formal Rpts

Publications from the Congressional Serial Set

About Series 1

Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in Southern States, and of all military operations in the field, with the correspondence, orders and returns relating specially thereto.

Rebellion Records, general index.

General index to the entire work (except for the Naval Records) with all appendix containing additions and corrections of errors discovered in the several volumes after their publication. It also includes "Special Compilations" containing (1) a synopsis of the contents of volumes; (2) a special index for the principal armies, army corps, military divisions and departments; and (3) a table showing volumes pertaining to contemporaneous operations.

 

The index refers the user to specific volumes.  It is then necessary to consult the index at the back of the volume for pages etc.

The index has been included on each of the tabs for easy use.

Companion Volumes

The military operations throughout the country, and the volumes of Series I which pertain to them, are naturally divided into four great groups, viz:

First.-Operations in Maryland, Eastern North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia (except Southwestern) and West Virginia-Volumes 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 18, 19, 21, 25, 27, 29, 33, 36, 37, 40, 42, 43, 46, 51.

Second.-Operations in South Western Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, West Florida and Northern Georgia-Volumes 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 26, 30, 31, 32, 38, 39, 45, 49, 52.

Third.-Operations in South Carolina, Southern Georgia, Middle and East Florida and Western North Carolina-Volumes 1, 6, 14, 28, 35, 44, 47, 53.

Fourth -Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, the Pacific Coast and Department of the Northwest- Volumes 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 22, 26, 34, 41, 48, 50, 53.

Volumes 51, 52 and 53 should always be consulted in connection with the several volumes to which they are supplemental.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume 1

Volume  I,  [Serial No. 1] Operations in Charleston Harbor, Dec. 20, 1860-Apr. 14, 1861; the secession of Georgia, Jan. 3-26, 1861; the. secession of Alabama and Mississippi, Jan. 4-20, 1861; operations in Florida, Jan, 6-Aug. 31, 1861; the secession of North Carolina, Jan. 9-May 20, 1861; the secession of Louisiana, Jan. 10-Feb. 19, 1861; operations in Texas and New Mexico, Feb. 1-lJune 11, 1861; operations in Arkansas, the Indian Territory and Missouri, Feb. 7-May 9, 1861.   

Principal Events:  Seizure of United States forts, arsenals, etc.; vessels fired upon by State troops; expeditions for the relief of Forts Pickens and Sumter; bombardment and evacuation of Fort Sumter. See also Supplemental Volumes LI, LII, LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volumes II & III

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume IV

Volume  IV, [Serial No. 4]  Operations in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, June 1l, 1861-Feb. 1, 1862; operations in Kentucky and Tennessee, July 1-Nov. 19, 1861; operations in North Carolina and Southeastern Virginia, Aug. 1, 1861-Jan. 11, 1862.  

Principal Events:  San Augustine Springs; advance of Confederates into Kentucky; Columbus, Paducah, Barboursville, Camp Wildcat, Ivy Mountain;  revolt of Unionists in East Tennessee; burning of Hampton; Hatteras Inlet. See also Supplemental Volumes LI, LII, LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume V

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume VI

Vol. VI, [Serial No. 6] Operations on the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia and Middle and East Florida, Aug. 21, 1861.-Apr. 11, 1862; operations in West Florida, Southern Alabama, Southern Mississippi and Louisiana, Sept. 1, 1861-May 12, 1862.

Principal Events:  Port Royal, Jacksonville, Fort Pulaski, Pensacola, Forts Jackson and Saint Phillip, New Orleans, the Lovell Court of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol.s LI, LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume VII & VIII

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume IX

Vol. IX,   [Serial No. 9] Operations in Southeastern Virginia, Jan. 11-Mar. 17, 1862; operations in North Carolina, Jan. 11-Aug. 20, 1862; operations in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, Feb. 1-Sept. 20, 1862.  

Principal Events: Monitor and Merrimac, Roanoke Island, New Berne, Fort Macon, South Mills, Tranter's Creek, Valverde, Glorieta, "The California Column." See also Supplemental Vol.s LI, LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume X

Vol. X, [Serial Nos. 10, 11] Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia, Mar. 4-June 10, 1862.

Principal Events:  Cumberland Gap, Pittsburg Landing or Shiloh, ''Railroad Raid," Corinth, Fort Pillow, Memphis, Chattanooga.  See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XI

Vol. XI, [Serial Nos. 12, 13, 14] Peninsular campaign, Virginia, Mar. 17-Sept. 2, 1862.

Principal Events:  Yorktown, Williamsburg, West Point, Fort Darling, Hanover Court-House, Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Stuart's Raid, Seven Days' Battles (including Oak Grove, Mechanicsville, Gaines’ Mill, Garnett's and Golding's Farms, Peach Orchard, Savage Station, White Oak Swamp Bridge, Glendale, Turkey Bridge, Malvern Hill). See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XII

Vol. XII, [Serial Nos. 15, 16, 17, 18] Operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, Mar. 17, -Sept. 2, 1862.  

Principal Events:  Kernstown, McDowell, Princeton, Front Royal, Middletown, Winchester, Cross Keys, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Rappahannock Station, Kettle Run, Thoroughfare Gap, Gainesville, Groveton, Bull Run (second), Chantilly, the McDowell Court of Inquiry, the Porter Commission and Court-Martial and the Julius White Commission. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XIII - XV

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XVI

Vol. XVI, [Serial Nos. 22, 23] Operations in Kentucky, Middle and East Tennessee, North Alabama and South-West Virginia, June 10-Oct. 31, 1862

Principal Events:  Cumberland Gap, Morgan's (first) Kentucky Raid, Murfreesborough, Richmond, Munfordville, Perryville or Chaplin Hills, the Buell Commission and the T. T. Crittenden Court of Inquiry.

See also Supplemental Vol. LII  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XVII

Vol. XVII, [Serial Nos. 24, 25] Operations in West Tennessee and Northern Mississippi, June 10, 1862-Jan. 20, 1863. 

Principal Events:  Iuka, Corinth, Coffeeville, Holly Springs, Jackson, Parker's Cross-Roads, Chickasaw Bluffs, Arkansas Post, the Van Dorn Court of Inquiry.

See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XVIII

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XIX

Vol. XIX, [Serial Nos. 27, 28] Operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, Sept. 3-Nov. 14, 1862.  

Principal Events: South Mountain, Crampton's Pass, Harper's Ferry, Antietam, Kanawha Valley, Stuart's Raid, the Harper's Ferry Commission and the Fredericksburg Court of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XX

Vol. XX, [Serial Nos. 29, 30] Operations in Kentucky, Middle and East Tennessee, North Alabama and Southwest Virginia, Nov. 1, 1862-Jan. 20, 1863.

Principal Events: Hartsville, Carter's Raid, Morgan's (second) Kentucky Raid, Mutiny of the Anderson Cavalry, Stone's River, Wheeler's Raid. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXI

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXII

Vol. XXII, [Serial Nos. 32, 33] Operations in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, the Indian Territory and the Department of the Northwest, Nov. 20, 1862-Dec. 31, 1863.

Principal Events:  Cane Hill, Prairie Grove, Springfield, Hartville, Cape Girardeau, Big Mound, Dead Buffalo Lake, Stony Lake, Cabin. Creek, Helena, Honey Springs, Bayou Fourche, Little Rock, White Stone Hill, Quantrill's Raid, Devil's Backbone, She1by's Raid, Baxter Springs, Pine Bluff. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXIII

Vol. XXIII, [Serial Nos. 34, 35]  Operations in Kentucky, Middle and East Tennessee, North Alabama and Southwest Virginia, Jan. 21-Aug. 10, 1803.

Principal Events:  Thompson's Station, Vaught's Hill, Pegram's Raid, Brentwood, Wheeler's Railroad Raid, Franklin, Streight's Raid, Everett's Raid, Sanders' Raid, I-lines' Raid, Tullahoma Campaign, Morgan's Ohio Raid, Scott's Raid. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXIV

Vol. XXIV, [Serial Nos. 36, 37, 38] Operations in Mississippi and West Tennessee (including those in Arkansas and Louisiana connected with the Siege of Vicksburg), Jan. 20-Aug. 10, 1863. 

Principal Events:  Yazoo Pass, Steele's Bayou, Grierson's Rail, Grand Gulf, Snyder's Mill, Port Gibson, Raymond, Jackson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River Bridge, Vicksburg, Milliken's Bend, Goodrich's Landing. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXV

Vol. XXV, [Serial Nos. 39, 40] Operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, .Jan. 26-June 3, 1863.  

Principal Events:  Kelly's Ford, Imboden's Raid, Jones' Raid, Marye’s and Salem Heights, Chancellorsville, Stoneman's Raid. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.   

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXVI

Vol. XXVI, [Serial Nos. 41, 42] Operations in West Florida, Southern Alabama, Southern Mississippi, Louisiana (excluding those connected with the Siege of Vicksburg), Texas and New Mexico, May 14-Dec. 81,1863.  

Principal Events:  Plains Store, Port Hudson, La Fourche Crossing, Donaldsonville, Cox's Plantation, Sabine Pass, Stirling's Plantation, Teche, Rio Grande. See also Supplemental Vol. LII, LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXVII

Vol. XXVII, [Serial Nos. 43, 44, 45] Operations in North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania And Department of the East, June3-Aug.3,1863.  

Principal Events:  Brandy Station, Winchester, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Boonsborough, Falling Waters, Shepherdstown, Wapping Heights, New York Draft Riots, the Milroy and Tyler Court of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXVIII

Vol. XXVIII, [Serial Nos. 46, 47] Operations on the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia and in Middle and East Florida, June 12-Dec. 31, 1863.  

Principal Events: Grimball's Landing, Morris Island, Battery Wagner, Fort Sumter, Charleston, Fort Brooke. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXIX

Vol. XXIX, [Serial Nos. 48, 49] Operations in North Carolina, Virginia; West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, Aug. 4-Dec. 31, 1863.  

Principal Events:  Averell's Raid, Auburn, Bristoe Station, Buckland Mills, Droop Mountain, Rappahannock Station, Kelly's Ford, Mine Run, the Charlestown Court of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXI

Vol. XXXI, [Serial Nos. 54, 55, 56] Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama and North Georgia, Oct. 20-Dec. 31, 1863.  

Principal Events:  Reopening of Tennessee River, Wauhatchie, Collierville, Campbell's Station, Knoxville (Fort Sanders), Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Ringgold Gap, Bean's Station, Mossy Creek, the Schurz, and Hecker Court of Inquiry and the McLaws Court-Martial. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXIII

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXIV

Vol. XXXIV, [Serial Nos. 61, 62, 63, 64] Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, Jan, 1-June 30, 1864.

Principal Events: Red River, Sabine Cross-Roads, Pleasant Hill, Blair's Landing, Monett’s Ferry, Mansura, Yellow Bayou, Camden, Elkin's Ferry, Poison Spring, Marks' Mills, Jenkins' Ferry, Old River Lake. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.   

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXV

Vol. XXXV, [Serial Nos. 65, 66] Operations in South Carolina and Florida and on the Georgia Coast, Jan. 1-Nov.  13, 1864.

Principal Events: Charleston Harbor, Olustee, Marianna. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXVI

Vol. XXXVI, [Serial Nos. 67, 68, 69] Operations in Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina, May 1-June 12, 1864.

Principal Events:  Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Haw's Shop, Old Church, Shady Grove, Cold Harbor, Bethesda Church, Yellow Tavern, Trevilian Station, Saint Mary’s Church, Ram Albemarle, Kautz's Raids, Port Walthall, Chester Station, Fort Clifton, Swift Creek, Proctor's Creek,  Drewry's Bluff, Bermuda Hundred, Wilson's Wharf, Petersburg, the, Gilmore and Barton Courts of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXVII

Vol. XXXVII, [Serial Nos. 70, 71] Operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, May 1-Aug. 3, 1864.  

Principal Events:  Cloyd's Mountain, New Market, Piedmont, Lynchburg, Monocacy, Fort Stevens, Snicker's Ferry, Berry's Ford, Stephenson’s Depot, Winchester Chambersburg, Cumberland. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXVIII

Vol. XXXVIII, [Serial Nos. 72, 73, 74, 75, 76]  The Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign, May 1-Sept. 8, 1864.

Principal Events:  Rocky Face Ridge, Dalton, Resaca, Adairsville, New Hope Church, Pickett's Mills, Dallas, Marietta, Kenesaw Mountain, Kolb's Farm, Rousseau's Raid, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Garrard's Raids, Ezra Church, Utoy Creek, McCook's Raid, Stoneman's Raid, Wheeler’s Raid, Kilpatrick's Raid, Jonesborough, Lovejoy's Station. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XXXIX

Vol. XXXIX, [Serial Nos. 77, 78, 79] Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and  North Georgia (the Atlanta Campaign excepted), May 1-Nov. 13, 1864.

Principal Events:  Morgan's Kentucky Raid, Brice's Cross-Roads, Tupelo, Oxford, Mobile Bay, Memphis, Forrest's Raids, Allatoona, Decatur, Johnsonville, Bull's Gap. See also Supplemental Vol. LII. 

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XL

Vol. XL, [Serial Nos. 80, 81, 82] Operations in Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina, June 13-July 31, 1864.

Principal Events:  Richmond, Petersburg, Jerusalem Plank Road, Strawberry Plains or First Deep Bottom, The Mine, the Court of Inquiry on the Mine Explosion. See also Supplemental Vol. LI.  

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLI

Vol. XLI, [Serial Nos. 83, 84, 85, 86] Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, July 1-Dec.  31, 1864.   

Principal Events:  Tahkahokuty Mountain, Price's Missouri Expedition (including Fort Davidson, Glasgow, Lexington, Little Blue, Independence, Big Blue, Westport,  Marais des Cygnes, Little  Osage River, Charlot and Newtonia), Adobe Fort, Sand  Creek. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLII

Vol. XLII, [Serial Nos. 87, 88, 89] Operations in Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina, Aug. 1-Dec. 31, 1864.  

Principal Events:  Richmond, Petersburg, Deep Bottom (second), Weldon Railroad, Reams' Station, Chaffin's Farm, Poplar Spring Church, Darbytown Road, Boydton Plank Road, Fort Fisher (first). See also Supplemental Vol. LI.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLIII

Vol. XLIII, [Serial Nos. 90, 91] Operations in Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, Aug. 4-Dec. 31, 1864.   

Principal Events: Cedarville, Smithfield Crossing, Berryville, Opequon or Winchester, Fisher's Hill, Tom's Brook, Cedar Creek. See also Supplemental Vol. LI. \

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLIV

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLV

Vol. XLV, [Serial Nos. 93, 94] Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and North Georgia, Nov. 14, 1864-Jan. 23, 1865.  

Principal Events: Columbia, Spring Hill, Franklin (Tenn.), Murfreesborough, Lyon's Raid, Nashville, Marion, Saltville, Verona, Egypt, Franklin (Miss.), the Hodge Court of Inquiry. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLVI

Vol. XLVI, [Serial Nos. 95, 96, 97] Operations in. Northern and Southeastern Virginia, North Carolina (Jan. 1-31), West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865.

Principal Events:  Richmond, Petersburg, Fort Fisher (second), Hather's Run, Waynesborough, Fort Stedman, Lewis' Farm, White Oak Road, Dinwiddie Court-House, Five Forks, Sutherland's Station, Amelia Springs, Sailor's Creek, Rite's Station, High Bridge, Farmville, Appomattox Court-House, Surrender of Lee's Army, Review of the Army of the Potomac. See also Supplemental Vol. LI. 

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLVII

Vol. XLVII, [Serial Nos. 98, 99, 100] Operations in North Carolina' (from Feb. 1), South Carolina, Southern Georgia and East Florida, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865.  

Principal Events:  Columbia, Charleston, Wilmington, Kinston or Wise's Forks, Monroe's Cross-Roads, Averasborough, Bentonville, Goldsborough, Raleigh, Durham Station (surrender of Johnston's Army, Surrender of Confederate troops in Florida, Review of Sherman's Army. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLVIII

Vol.XLVIII, [Serial Nos. 101, 102] Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865.  

Principal Events:  Rio Grande Border, Powder River Expedition, Loss of the Sultana, Surrender of E. Kirby Smith's Army and M. Jeff, Thompson's Command. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume XLIX

Vol. XLIX, [Serial Nos. 103, 104] Operations in Kentucky, Southwestern Virginia, Tennessee, Northern and Central Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama and West Florida, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865.

Principal Events:  Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile, Stoneman's Raid, Wilson's Raid, Surrender of Taylor's Army, Capture of Jefferson Davis. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume L

Vol. L, [Serial Nos. 105, 106] Operations on the Pacific Coast, Jan. 1, 1861-June 30, 1865. 

Principal Events:  The Showalter Party, the California Column, Bear River. See also Supplemental Vol. LIII. 

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume LI (Supplemental)

Vol. LI (Supplemental),  [Serial Nos. 107, 108] Operations in Maryland, Eastern North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia (except  Southwestern) and West Virginia, Jan, 1, 1861-June 30, 1865.  

Supplement to Vols 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 18, 19, 21, 25, 27, 29, 33, 36, 37, 40, 42, 43, 46.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume LII (Supplemental)

Vol. LII (Supplemental), [Serial Nos. 109, 110] Operations in Southwestern Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, West Florida and Northern Georgia, Jan. 1, 1861-June 30, 1865. Supplement to Vols 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 26, 30, 31, 32, 38, 39, 45, 49.

Series 1, Formal Reports, Volume LIII (Supplemental)

Vol. LIII (Supplemental), [Serial No. 111] Operations In South Carolina, Southern Georgia, Middle and East Florida, Western North Carolina, Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, the Pacific Coast and Department of the Northwest, Jan. 1, 1861-June 30, 1865.    

Supplement to Vols 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 22, 26, 28, 34, 35, 41, 44, 47, 48, 50.