Historic Sale of North Carolina Troops, 1861 – 1865: A Roster

[Our blog post today comes from the Historical Publications Section, one of our sister organizations within the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.]

The Historical Publications Section of the N.C. Office of Archives and History announces an unprecedented historic sale of all 18 volumes in the popular and well-respected North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster series.

Cover of the North Carolina Troops, 1861–1865: A Roster seriesFrom now until they are sold, 100 copies of each of the 18 volumes in the series are available at a 60-percent to 70-percent discount. Regularly priced at $50.00 per copy, volumes 1-15 are sale priced at $15.00 per copy and volumes 16-18 are sale priced at $20.00 per copy.

The mission of the “North Carolina Troops” roster project is to publish a service record for every man who served in a military unit raised in North Carolina during the Civil War and to publish a history of each of these units. Begun in 1961, the series is acclaimed as “the finest state roster ever published,” “a magnificent achievement,” and “a monument to the men who served this great state.” The volumes are an invaluable resource for scholars, local historians, genealogists, and Civil War enthusiasts.

To learn more about North Carolina Troops: A Roster and to order volumes in the series, please visit the Historical Publications Online Shop at http://nc-historical-publications.stores.yahoo.net/civil-war-roster.html or call 919-733-7442, ext. 0
or ext. 225.

The Historical Publications Section (www.ncpublications.com) is part of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, which annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported symphony orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council, and the State Archives. To learn more, visit www.ncculture.com.