Irwin, Lieutenant Colonel Richard B. "Ball's Bluff and the Arrest of General Stone." In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, edited by Clarence C. Buel and Robert U. Johnson. Vol. 2, pp. 123-34. New York: Century Co., 1884, 1887, 1888.
Patch, Major General Joseph D. The Battle of Ball 's Bluff. Leesburg, Va.: Potomac Press, 1958. It includes Northern and Southern newspaper accounts of the battle.
U. S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. The Battle o f Ball's Bluff: Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus Reprint Co., 1977. This contains the sworn testimonies of principal participants, pp. 253-510, from the Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War.
U.S. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1893. Vols. 5 and 51 in ser. 1 contain documents and reports concerning Ball's Bluff.
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