Civil War Official Records Numbering System

        The Official Records were issued as a series of volumes, with 1 to 5 books per volume. Later, each individual book was assigned a unique serial number in running sequence to make references to the records easier. Guild Press in their OR-CD has provided a very unique system whereby the identification of the OR can be readily seen.  For instance

O.R.--SERIES I--VOLUME XLVI/1 [S# 95]  is

Official Records--Series 1--Volume 46/Part 1, (Serial #95)

For ease of use the following cross reference tables are provided.

Series I (1)
Volume Part Running, serial or book number Number
of pages
Date of commencement
of  issue

I                  (1)

 --- 1 756  July 22, 1881
II                 (2) --- 2 1,107  Aug 27, 1881
III                (3) --- 3 822 Dec 9, 1881
IV                (4) --- 4 797 Apr 17, 1882
V                 (5) --- 5 1,209 Dec 2, 1882
VI                (6) --- 6 976 Sept 14, 1882
VII               (7) --- 7 1,026 Apr 12, 1883
VIII             (8) --- 8 914 June 15, 1883
IX                (9) --- 9 807 Sept 12, 1883
X               (10) 1 10 1,033 Feb 16, 1884
  2 11 701 Apr 25, 1884
XI              (11) 1 12 1,176 Sept 15, 1884
  2 13 1,097 Oct 31, 1884
  3 14 751 Jan 24, 1885
XII             (12) 1 15 889 May 14, 1885
  2 16 903 June 29, 1885
  2--Supp 17 325 Dec 13, 1886
  3 18 1,035 Aug 20, 1885
XIII           (13) --- 19 1,096 Oct 14, 1885
XIV           (14) --- 20 1,125 Nov 24, 1885
XV            (15) --- 21 1,272 May 13, 1886
XVI           (16) 1 22 1,248 June 19, 1886
  2 23 1,112 July 31, 1886
XVII          (17) 1 24 904  Sept 3, 1886
  2 25 1,019 Feb 7, 1887
XVIII         (18) --- 26 1,214 Aug 8, 1887
XIX           (19) 1 27 1,222 Oct 21, 1887
  2  28  821 Nov 11, 1887
XX            (20) 1 29 1,122 Jan 21, 1888
  2 30 581 Mar 17, 1888
XXI           (21) --- 31 1,287 May 25, l888
XXII          (22) 1 32 1,036 Nov 28, 1888
  2 33 1,265 Feb 13, 1889
XXIII         (23) 1 34 969 Mar 14, l889
  2 35 1,090 Apr 12, 1889
XXIV        (24) 1 36 880 Aug 7, 1889
  2 37 793 Sept 7, 1889
  3 38 1,195 Oct 2, 1889
XXV          (25) 1 39 1,277 Nov 8, 1889
  2 40 975 Dec 5, 1889
XXVI        (26) 1 41 1,048 Mar 22, 1890
  2 42 636 Apr 19, 1890
XXVII       (27) 1 43 1,173 Dec 31, 1889
  2 44 1,118 Jan 17, 1890
  3 45 1,242 Feb 12, 1890
XXVIII      (28) 1 46 819 Aug 7, 1890
  2 47 672 Aug 23, 1890
XXIX        (29) 1 48 1,163 Sept 13, 1890
  2 49 1,074 Oct 24, 1890
XXX          (30) 1 50 1,174 Nov 15, 1890
  2 5 1,942 Nov 26, 1890
  3 52 1,111 Dec 9, 1890
  4 53 859 Dec 29, 1890
XXXI        (31) 1 54 973 Jan 13, 1891
  2 55 867 Jan 24, 1891
  3 56 1,029 Feb 6, 1891
XXXII       (32) 1 57 816 Feb 25, 1891
  2 58 967 Mar 5, 1891
  3 59 1,018 Mar 25, 1891
XXXIII      (33) --- 60 1,535 Apr 22, 1891
XXXIV      (34) 1 61 1,196 May 13, 1891
  2 62 1,235 June 13, l891
  3 63 928 June 27, 1891
  4 64 807 July 11, 1891
XXXV       (35) 1 65 730 July 23, 1891
  2 66 719 Aug 3, 1891
XXXVI      (36) 1 67 1,233 Sept 21, 1891
  2 68 1,127 Oct 9, 1891
  3 69 986 Oct 24, 1891
XXXVII    (37) 1 70 878 Nov 19, 1891
  2 71 681 Dec 11, 1891
XXXVIII   (38) 1 72 1,038 Feb 19, 1892
  2 73 998 Mar 11, 1892
  3 74 1,109 Mar 21, 1892
  4 75 871 Apr 7, 1892
  5 76 1,108 May 14, 1892
XXXIX      (39) 1 77 1,040 June 27, 1892
  2 78 1,045 Aug 22, 1892
  3 79 1,031 Oct 4, 1892
XL             (40) 1 80 915 Dec 20, 1892
  2 81 796 Feb 17, 1893
  3 82 905 Mar 20, 1893
XLI            (41) 1 83 1,150 May 18, 1893
  2 84 1,238 July 7, 1893
  3 85 1,128 July 19, 1893
  4 86 1,310 Oct 5, 1893
XLII          (42) 1 87 1,137 Oct 21, 1893
  2 88 1,436 Nov 11, 1893
  3 89 1,531 Jan 6, 1894
XLIII         (43) 1 90 1,160 Mar 16, 1894
  2 91 1,067 Apr 3, 1894
XLIV         (44) --- 92 1,120 Apr 24, 1894
XLV          (45) 1 93 1,424 May 31, 1894
  2 94 903 July 2, 1894
XLVI         (46) 1 95 1,508 Dec 21, 1894
  2 96 1,493 Sept 9, 1895
  3 97 1,549 Nov 1, 1895
XLVII        (47) 1 98 1,249 Jan 16, 1896
  2 99 1,587 Mar 6, 1896
  3 100 974 Mar 28, 1896
XLVIII      (48) 1 101 1,671 June 9, 1896
  2 102 1,481 Dec 7, 1896
XLIX         (49) 1 103 1,233 Mar 17, 1897
  2 104 1,440 May 24, 1897
  1 105 1,288 June 21, 1897
L                (50) 2 106 1,389 July 14, 1897
LI              (51) 1 107 1,471 Dec 23, 1897
  2 108 1,216 Jan 18, 1898
LII             (52) 1 109 863 Mar 17, 1898
  2 110 928 Apr 8, 1898
LIII            (53) --- 111 1,201 July 27, 1898

Series II (2)
 Volume Part Running, serial or book number Number
of pages
Date of commencement
of issue
I                   (1) --- 114 1,050 Nov 17, 1897
II                  (2) --- 115 1,636 Feb 26, 1898
III                (3) --- 116 952 Jan 9, 1899
IV                (4) --- 117 1,022 May 5, 1899
V                 (5) --- 118 1,032 June 23, 1899
VI                (6) --- 119 1,190 Aug 2, 1899
VII               (7) --- 120 1,373 Oct 4, 1899
VIII              (8) --- 121 1,066 Oct 21, 1899

Series III (3)
Volume Part Running, serial or book number Number
of pages
Date of commencement
of issue
I                   (1) --- 122 1,021 Nov 8, 1899
II                  (2) --- 123 1,013 Dec 7, 1899
III                (3) --- 124 1,260 Mar 17, 1900
IV                (4) --- 125 1,356 Apr 9, 1900
V                 (5) --- 126 1,111 May 9, 1900

Series IV (4)
Volume Part Running, serial
or book number
Number
of pages
Date of commencement
of issue
I                  (1) --- 127 1,239 May 22, 1900
II                 (2) --- 128 1,137 June 5, 1900
III                (3) --- 129 1,251 June 23, 1900
General Index
and Additions
and Corrections
--- 130 1,286  

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