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Genealogy at the UGA Libraries: Military Records

Provides an overview of doing genealogy research at the UGA Libraries.

Military Records


Main Library 

  • Confederate Research Sources: A Guide to Archive Collections by James C. Neagles. Location: Main Library 4th Floor E487 .N420 1986.
  • Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor by Bertram Hawthorne Groene. Location: Main Library Reference CD3047 . G76 1995.
  • Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army from Its Organization, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903, vol. 1-2 by Francis Bernard Heitman. Location: Main Ref U11.U5H6 1965.
  • Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of Revolution, April, 1775 to December, 1783 by Francis Bernard Heitman. Location: Main Library 2nd Floor U11 .U5H6 1965.
  • The Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 by Janet B. Hewitt. Location: Main Library 4th Floor E548 .H4 1995.
  • The Roster of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 by Janet B. Hewitt. Location: Main Library Reference E494 .H4 1997.

Special Collections Library Hargrett

  • Ancestor Roster/Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy by United Daughters of the Confederacy. Location: Hargrett Library, Georgia Room E483.5 .G35.

Please note: for military regimental histories, you will want to look into GIL-Find under the subdivisions for the various wars, (e.g., United States History Civil War, (1861-1865), Regimental Histories) or under the name of the military unit, (e.g., Georgia Infantry Floyd Rifles).