The formidable task of marshaling the resources and experts necessary to create a multi-volume Civil War reference work probably rivals the logistical demands of that conflict's greatest battles. Perhaps that explains why few comprehensive Civil War encyclopedias have made their way onto the scene. ....
McCollum, Charles L.
"Pure Substance': Encyclopedia Reflects Advances In Scholarship And Interpretation,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 3
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol3/iss2/24