Ancestry.com. Confederate States Field Officers [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: Memorandum of Field Officers in the Confederate States Service. Bethesda, MD, USA: University Publications of America, 1900. The records in this collection were taken from a CD-ROM copy of microfiche records.
The costliest war in the history of the United States, the Civil War involved hundreds of thousands of men on both sides of the conflict. Originally published in the early 1900s, this database is a listing of men who served the Confederate States as field officers. In addition to listing the soldier's name, it also provides the soldier's rank, and military unit. It contains the names of over 5,000 men. For those persons seeking ancestors who may have served the Confederate States during the American Civil War, this can be a helpful database.