Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
by J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr
Published: February 27, 2013.
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes