Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army. Midlothian, VA: Derwent Books, 1987. Ref. See pp. 113-14 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.
Cuttino, George P., ed. Saddle Bag and Spinning Wheel, Being the Civil War Letters of George W. Peddy, Surgeon, 56th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. Macon, GA: Mercer U, 1981. 332 p. E625P36.
Georgia. State Division of Confederate Pensions and Records. Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of
Georgia, l86l-l865. Vol. 5. Hapeville, GA: Longino
& Porter, 1959. pp. 836-917. E559.3G4v5. Unit roster.
Jones, Charles E. Georgia in the War, 1861-1866. Atlanta,
GA: Foot & Davies, 1909. E559.4J76. See p. 33 (1 photocopied page) for a list of unit officers.
Reprint with additional notes and index. 1999. Eastern Digital Resources
Rigdon, John. The History of the GA 56th Infantry Regiment. North Augusta, SC: Eastern Digital Resources, 2000. Paperback available
Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies:...Georgia. NY: Facts on File, 1995. pp. 270-71 (2 photocopied pages). E577S53.1995.
The following manuscripts may be found in the US Military History Institute Archives:
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