Sources on the WotRWiki
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State and Federal Sources
- Documents published by the Adjutant General of that state
- Manuscripts published by individuals or entities from that state
- Any source relating to multiple Union and/or Confederate operations as a whole
Types of Sources
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|Name of Source||Author||State / Federal||Type||Status||Contents|
|A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion||Frederick H. Dyer||Federal (Union)||Reference||1/3 Uploaded||Dyer's Compendium is one of the leading sources of information regarding the Civil War. Using the Army and Navy Official Records Series, Dyer compiled information in three parts, often published separately in print.
|Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War||George H. Brown, Adjutant General||State (Michigan)||Roster||Complete||This roster set lists every soldier who served in the conflict from the state of Michigan, arranged in 46 volumes. Each volume covers a single regiment (with the exception of volume 46, which includes partial rosters from other units with Michigan troops) and all troops are arranged alphabetically within each volume.|
|Regimental Losses in the American Civil War||William F. Fox||Reference||Federal (Union)||0% Complete (Digital Edition)|