1st Infantry Regiment


Army Official Records. This 127 Volume Set is known also as The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Powder Springs, GA 30127. Eastern Digital Resources. CD-ROM available

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Powder Springs, GA 30127. Eastern Digital Resources. Concise summary of each regiment's service. CD-ROM available

Maull, David W. The Life and Military Services of the Late Brigadier General Thomas A. Smyth. Wilmington, DL: H. & E.F. James, 1870. 50 p. E467.lS76M4.

Morgan, Michael. "Coming From a Slave State, the 'Fighting 1st Delaware' Worked Hard to Prove Its Loyalty to the Union." America's CW 8 (Jan 1996): pp. 22, 24, 26 & 28 (4 photocopied pages). Per.

Murphey, Thomas G. Four Years in the War: The History of the First Regiment of Delaware Volunteers (Infantry), Containing an Account of Marches, Battles, Incidents, Promotions, the Names of All the Officers and Men Who Have Been Connected with the Regiment.... Phila: Claxton, 1866. 315 p. E500.5.lst.M87. Contains a roster of the regiment.

Seville, William P. ...History of the First Regiment, Delaware Volunteers, From the Commencement of the "Three Months' Service" to the Final Muster-Out at the Close of the Rebellion. Baltimore: Gateway, 1986. 163 p. E500.5.lst.S44.1986. Reprint of 1884 ed.

Tindall, William. "The True Story of the Virginia and the Monitor, the Account of an Eyewitness..." VA Mag of Hist & Biog 31 (l923): pp. 1-38 and 89-145 (95 photocopied pages). Per.

The U. S. Military History Institute's Photographic Archive includes images of the unit.

See also the following pertinent personal papers in the Institute's Archives:

Burke, Ed - EarlHessColl (Cpl's letter, Mar 3, 1862)
Smith, Thomas D. G. - KeithKellerColl (Cpl's letters, Sep 28, 1863-Jun 26, 1864)
Smith, William F. - KeithKellerColl (Enlisted man's letters, ca Feb 1862-Jun 10, 1864)
Smith Bros (William & Thomas) - LewisLeighColl Book 35 (Letters of Lt. Thomas T.G.
Smith, MAJ William F & Pvt Lewis C.L. Smith, May 11, 1861-Jun 19, 1865)

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