ACW Source recommendations for Regt infantry strengths?

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ACW Source recommendations for Regt infantry strengths?

Post by PaulPatrick » Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:21 pm

Any recommendations for good sources on numbers of troops in infantry regiments?

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Post by Friedrich August I. » Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:36 pm

PaulPatrick wrote:Any recommendations for good sources on numbers of troops in infantry regiments?

Thanks. Paul.
Hi Paul,
Depends mostly on what Battle OOB you have in mind.
For my suuuuuuuuper tiny...Corps....I used different sources, mostly books:

"From Manassas to Appomatox" James Longstreet
"Gray Fox" Burke Davis
"Memoirs of Robert E. Lee" A.L.Long
to name a few.

Also, if you have made up your mind you can visit various websites of the ACW National Park Service as most of them have very extensive Army Lists on their Websites.
Like this here
https://www.nps.gov/frsp/learn/historyc ... -corps.htm
or
http://antietam.aotw.org/index.php

Hope that helps a bit

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Re: ACW Source recommendations for Regt infantry strengths?

Post by PaulPatrick » Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:39 pm

Thanks Gunter, some good tips. Paul.
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Post by Glorfindel » Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:06 pm

You might also find this page useful :

http://www.civil-war.net/
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Post by PaulPatrick » Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:58 am

A good link. Many thanks. Paul.
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Post by j1mwallace » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:27 pm

Paul, do you have any particular regiments , battles or campaigns in mind.
To give you an idea of how in depth you can go ,North Carolina has just published a 19!! volume set on individual unit strength and history for the entire war . a snip at $960.
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Post by PaulPatrick » Sat Jun 25, 2016 6:15 am

Morning Jim,

I would love the Carolina volumes....but maybe at a later date. :wink:

I'm looking at 1861-63. The majority of units are New York,with Irish connections,plus Marsena Patrick's(Distant relative)New York Brigade at Antietam.

Others include 9/28/29 Mass. 69/116 Penn. 23/90 Illinois. 35 Indiana. 17 Wisconsin. 9 Conn.

On the Confederate side; all the Louisiana brigades plus 10th Tennessee.

I've got a lot of detail but always looking for more on muster strengths.

Cheers. Paul
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:03 am

Well Paul,

Now we're getting somewhere:-)

http://antietam.aotw.org/officers.php?unit_id=87

New York..great source:
https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/civil/
New York Units:
http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war_us/ne ... dex.htm#25

Irish Background?
Georgia Units too? Like Cobb's GA Legion?
In case of...
http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html#5

10th Tennessee
http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/tenne ... _tenn.html
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Re: ACW Source recommendations for Regt infantry strengths?

Post by PaulPatrick » Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:49 am

Once again,many thanks Gunter! Paul
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