National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Record Group 94:

Compiled Military Service Records

Beecher, James C. Compiled Military Service Record.
Bogle, Archibald. Compiled Military Service Record.
Bufford, Mark. Compiled Military Service Record.
DeGrasse, John V. Compiled Military Service Record.
Gramby, Benjamin. Compiled Military Service Record.
Lawson, Martin. Compiled Military Service Record.
McCade, Crosby. Compiled Military Service Record.
Mitchell, Alexander. Compiled Military Service Record.
Monroe, John. Compiled Military Service Record.
Reed, William N. Compiled Military Service Record.
Streeter, Caswell. Compiled Military Service Record.

Descriptive Books, 35th Regiment United States Colored Troops.

Inspection Report, Assistant Inspector General's Office, Department of the South, Hilton Head, South Carolina, September 9, 1864, Box 29, United States Colored Troops Regimental Papers, 35th and 36th U.S. Colored Infantry.

Order Books, 35th Regiment United States Colored Troops.

Division of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Negro in the Military Service of the United States, 1639-1889. 5 reels.

Official Documents

Congressional Globe. 1862. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

The War of the Rebellion. A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 73 volumes, 128 parts. Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office,1880-1901.

Printed Primary Sources

Basler, Roy P., ed. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume V. Eight volumes. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1953.

Berlin, Ira, et al., eds. Free At Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

_____. Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, Series 2: The Black Military Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Blassingame, John W., ed. The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series One: Speeches, Debates, and Interviews, Volume Three: 1855-1863. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985.

Crabtree, Beth Gilbert and Patton, James W., eds. "Journal of a Secesh Lady" The Diary of Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston. Raleigh, North Carolina: Division of Archives and History, 1992.

Duncan, Russell, ed. Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992.

Emilio, Luis F. A Brave Black Regiment: The History of the 54th Massachusetts, 1863-1865. Boston: Boston Book Company, 1891.

Mobley, Joe A., ed. The Papers of Zebulon Baird Vance, Volume 2, 1863. 3 Volumes. Raleigh, North Carolina: Division of Archives and History, 1981.

Private and Official Correspondence of General Benjamin F. Butler: During the Period of the Civil War, Volume II. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, 1917.

Redkey, Edwin S. A Grand Army of Black Men. New York: Cambridge University, Press, 1992.

Ripley, C. Peter. The Black Abolitionist Papers, Volume V: The United States, 1859-1865. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1992.

Trudeau, Noah Andre. Voices of the 55th: Letters from the 55th Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1865. Dayton, Ohio: Morningside House, Inc., 1996.

Williams, George W. A History of Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1888.

Wilson, Joseph T. The Black Phalanx. Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1890.


Berlin, Ira, et al., eds. Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Cornish, Dudley Taylor. The Sable Arm: Black Troops in the Union Army, 1863- 1865. New York: Longmans Green & Co., 1956. The 1987 edition, published in Lawrence, Kansas, by the University Press of Kansas, is cited in this work.

Crow, Jeffrey J., et al. A History of African-Americans in North Carolina. Raleigh, North Carolina: Division of Archives and History, 1992.

Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln. London: Random House, 1995.

Gladstone, William A. Men of Color. Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 1993.

Glatthaar, Joseph T. National Park Civil War Series: The Civil War's Black Soldiers. Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1996.

_____. Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers. New York: Free Press, 1990.

Hearn, Chester G. When the Devil Came Down to Dixie: Ben Butler in New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1997.

Hollandsworth, James G., Jr. The Louisiana Native Guards: The Black Military Experience During the Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995.

Mallison, Fred M. The Civil War on the Outer Banks: A History of the Late Rebellion Along the Coast of North Carolina from Carteret to Currituck. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc., 1998.

Mayer, Henry. All On Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

Miller, Edward A. Lincoln's Abolitionist General. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997.

Mobley, Joe A. James City: A Black Community in North Carolina, 1863-1900. Raleigh, North Carolina: Division of Archives and History, 1995.

Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the Civil War. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1953.

Trudeau, Noah Andre. Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1998.

Wiley, Bell Irvin. The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldiers of the Union. Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill, 1952. The 1978 edition, published in Baton Rouge by the Louisiana State University Press, is cited in this work.


Longacre, Edward. "Brave Radical Wild: The Contentious Career of Bridadier General Edward A. Wild." Civil War Times Illustrated. 19 (June, 1980): 8-19.

Margo, Robert A. "Civilian Occupations of Ex-Slaves in the Union Army, 1862- 1865." Without Consent of Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery: Markets and Production: Technical Papers, Volume I. Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman, eds. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1992.

Reid, Richard. "Raising the African Brigade: Early Black Recruitment in Civil War North Carolina." North Carolina Historical Review, 70 (July, 1993): 266-301.

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