Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts

   

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The Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts were published in 15 volumes from 1876 to 1918. Each volume contains first person accounts of the battles by noted Civil War veterans, with each article originally read before the society.

Broadfoot Publishing web site states:

Some of the finest first-hand Civil War accounts and studies ever published, both Union and Confederate. 187 papers of first-hand accounts by notable soldiers, North and South, presented from 1876 to 1918:
Charles Francis Adams, William Allan (CSA), Henry J. Hunt, Archer Anderson (CSA), Henry Kyd Douglas (CSA), Andrew A. Humphreys, William Gordon McCabe, Alfred Thayer Mahan, LeComte de Paris, William Tecumseh Sherman, Stephen Minot Weld.

Of the 7,000 pages in the PMHSM, all but a few hundred are Civil War related.

Volume 5, 6, and 14 of the Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts contain articles relevant to the Petersburg Campaign. See the individual pages below for the specific articles available in each volume.

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  • Volume 5
  • Volume 6
  • Volume 14

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