Bibliography for Utah Civil War Research

  • Books
  • Utah Historical Quarterly Articles:

  • Alford, Kenneth L., ed., Civil War Saints (2012)

    ____Utah and the American Civil War: The Written Record. The Arthur H. Clark Company. 2017.

    Colton, Ray Charles, The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah (1959)

    Lamar, Howard R. The Far Southwest, 1846-1912: A Territorial History (New Haven, Conn. & London: Yale University Press, 1966). Chapters 5, 9, 14 (Utah), 17.

    Maxwell, John Gary. The Civil War Years in Utah: The Kingdom of God and the Territory That Did Not Fight University of Oklahoma Press, 2016.

    Long, E. B. (Everett Beach), The Saints and the Union: Utah Territory during the Civil War (1981)

    Orton, Richard H. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1867. Sacramento, California: State Office, 1890. (Family History Library book 979.4 M2a; film 1000133 item 4; fiche 6051180.) This has a roster of the California troops. It lists names, rank, place of enrollment, date of enlistment and muster, and remarks. This book is indexed in:

    Parker, J. Carlyle. A Personal Name Index to Orton's Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1978. (Family History Library book 979.4 M2aindex.)

    Utah State Archives (Salt Lake City, Utah). Military Records of the Civil War. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966. (Family History Library film 536239.) This is the official record of the veterans of the 3rd California infantry and the 2nd California cavalry.

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