Tag: official records

  • Tagging the Official Records and More: A Siege of Petersburg Update

    For those of you who follow TOCWOC but are not regular readers of my Siege of Petersburg Online site, I thought I’d provide a little update here, the first in quite awhile. I’ve been VERY, VERY busy, so much so that my blogging here has dropped off more than I’d like.  That said, here’s where […]

  • The Siege of Petersburg Online: Long Term Goals

    Editor’s Note: This post was originally published at The Siege of Petersburg Online yesterday, and appears here in slightly modified form. I’m often reminded when reading Harry Smeltzer’s Bull Runnings that I don’t share enough of my plans for the Siege of Petersburg Online here with readers, especially those of you diligently following along using […]

  • What were they doing over there?: Walker’s Div. at Chattanooga

    The selection of Confederate reports for the battle of Chattanooga that made it into the Official Records is skimpy.  There is a report from Bragg, the army commander, but not from either of his corps commanders, Hardee or Breckenridge, and there are no reports from several of the division commanders or their subordinates.  Consider the […]

  • A Plea for Help: The Official Records and Southern Historical Society Papers at Google Books

    Editor’s Note: This post is crossposted at Beyond the Crater: The Petersburg Campaign Online. I need to some help from TOCWOC and Beyond the Crater readers, all knowledgeable students of the Civil War.  I post articles from quite a few sources at Beyond the Crater, including Battles and Leaders, the MOLLUS War Papers, Papers of […]