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Carolina Campaign, 1 January - 26 April 1865.: Home

This guide provides resources for the study of General Sherman's campaign through the Carolinas, including the burning of Columbia, SC and the Battle of River's Bridge, SC, February 2-4, 1865.

Links to Professional Papers, Army publications and online primary source material

A Diary From Dixie. Electronic Edition. Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, 1823-1886. © This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. From the D. Appleton and Company 1905 edition. Hosted by Documenting the American South digital publishing initiative. 

Emma Florence LeConte. Diary, 1864-1865. Transcript of the manuscript, UNC-Chapel Hill, Southern Historical Collection. Hosted by Documenting the American South digital publishing initiative.

Personnel Replacement System in the United States Army. Center for Military History.

"Sherman's 1864-65 Campaigns: Strategic Analysis and Lessons for Today." DTIC.  

"The Role of Union Logistics in the Carolina Campaign of 1865." DTIC.  

 The Staff Ride. Center for Military History.:

The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Cornell University Making of American collection.

Carolina Campaign Staff Ride Books and supplemental sources

See Librarian for access options for EBSCOhost SSI Collections


Bibliography for the Study of the Carolina Campaign - Print and Online Sources

Online catalog and electronic resources