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The Civil War Research Guide

by McManus, Stephen and Thompson, Donald and Churchill, Thomas

Publisher: Stackpole Books
Retail Price: $9.95
Issue: Fall 2003
ISBN: 0811726436

This guide from Stackpole Books is designed to provide the novice with the basic tools and information needed to research Civil War ancestors and units. Sources listed and discussed range from the National Archives all the way down to small publications and websites. The sources are organized into fourteen chapters and twelve appendices which offer such tools as sample request letters, tracking and organizational sheets, as well as contact information for additional sources.

review of The Civil War Research Guide, by McManus, Stephen, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2003).