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VOLUME XLVII—IN THREE PARTS.

[Serial Nos. 98, 99, 100.]

Operations in North Carolina (from Feb. 1), South Carolina, Southern Georgia and East Florida, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865. See also Supplemental Volume LIII.

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.

VOLUME XLVIII—IN TWO PARTS.

[Serial Nos. 101, 102.] Operations in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi States and Territories, Jan. 1-June 30, 1865. See also Supplemental Volume LIII.

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.

VOLUME XLIX-IN TWO PARTS.

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

Principal Events.-Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile, Stoneman's Raid, Wilson's Raid, Surrender of Taylor's Army, Capture of Jefferson Davis.

VOLUME IN TWO PARTS.

[Serial Nos. 105, 106.] Operations on the Pacific Coast, Jan. 1, 1861-June 30, 1865. See also Supplemental Volume LIII.

Principal Events.—The Showalter Party, the California Column, Bear River.

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VOLUME LI (SUPPLEMENTAL)—IN TWO PARTS.

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

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VOLUME LII (SUPPLEMENTAL)—IN TWO PARTS.

[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 Volumes 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 26, 30, 31, 32, 38, 39, 45, 49.

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

Note.- Volumes LI, LII and LIII should always be consulted in connection with the several volumes to which they are supplemental.

VOLUMES LIV AND LV.

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Correspondence, orders, etc., relating to prisoners of war and state, Dec. 1, 1862– June 10, 1863. Includes the Vallandigham Commission.

VOLUME VI.

[Serial No. 119.] Correspondence, orders, etc., relating to prisoners of war and state, June 11, 1863-Mar. 31, 1864.

VOLUME VII.

[Serial No. 120.] Correspondence, orders, etc., relating to prisoners of war and state, Apr. 1-Dec. 31 1864. Includes documents relating to the Order of American Knights and kindred

VOLUME VIII.

[Serial No. 121.] Correspondence, orders, etc., relating to prisoners of war and state, Jan. 1, 1865, to the end. Includes documents relating to the Order of American Knights, the trials of Wirz and the assassins of Lincoln and Seward and the imprisonment of Jefferson Davis et al.

SERIES III.

Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Union authorities (embracing their correspondence with the Confederate officials) not relating specially to the subjects of the first and second series. It embraces the annual and special reports of the Secretary of War, of the General-in-Chief and of the chiefs of the several staff corps and departments; the calls for troops and the correspondence between the National and the several State authorities.

VOLUME I.

[Serial No. 122.]

Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Nov. 1, 1860–Mar. 31, 1862.

VOLUME II.

[Serial No. 123.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Apr. 1-Dec. 31, 1862,

VOLUME III.

[Serial No. 124.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 1863.

VOLUME IV.

[Serial No. 125.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Jan. 1, 1864-Apr. 30, 1865.

VOLUME V.

[Serial No. 126.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, May 1, 1865, to the end.

SERIES IV.

Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Confederate authorities, similar to that indicated for the Union officials, as of the third series, but excluding the correspondence between the Union and Confederate authorities given in that series.

VOLUME I.

[Serial No. 127.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Dec. 20, 1860-June 30, 1862.

VOLUME II.

[Serial No. 128.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, July 1, 1862-Dec. 31, 1863.

VOLUME III.

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[Serial No. 129.] Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Jan. 1, 1864, to the end.

[Serial No. 130.] General index to the entire work, with an 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 to the Atlas accompanying the volumes contains a complete table of contents, to which reference should be had for detailed information respecting the maps, sketches and illustrations therein published.

COMPANION VOLUMES.

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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.

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SPECIAL INDEX

FOR THE

PRINCIPAL ARMIES, ARMY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISIONS AND

DEPARTMENTS.

In accordance with the plan of indexing which was adopted at the outset of the publication and has been adhered to throughout the whole work, for the purpose of securing uniformity in the indexes and preventing their becoming unwieldy, the principal reports and correspondence pertaining to brigades, divisions, army corps, armies and geographical military divisions and departments have not been indexed, either in the volumes or in the general index, under the designating titles of the organizations to which they pertain, but are referred to under the names of the commanding officers and others concerned in the correspondence. It is necessary, therefore, in order to find in the index references to the operations of a particular brigade or higher organization, to first ascertain the name of the commanding officer of the organization for the period in question. This being done, the desired references can be readily found under that name in the volume index or through the general index. A list of the reports, for each important battle, campaign or other military operation, that appear in any volume follows the “Summary of Principal Events” in that volume. In addition to this, the volumes contain rosters of troops and commanders for the principal campaigns and battles, and other rosters at dates from two to four months apart will be found throughout the whole work. By referring to these lists and rosters the searcher will be enabled to find the names of commanders of brigades, divisions, army corps and other organizations, under which he must seek in the volume indexes for page references to documents pertaining to those organizations. (See explanatory note preceding each of the volume indexes.)

As an additional aid to the searcher, the following special index has been compiled. This index shows, for each of the principal army corps, armies and geographical military divisions and departments, all the volumes containing reports or correspondence relating especially to those organizations. For page references to these documents,

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