The following publications contain information about Joseph Tilford:
Article: "Personal News Items" • Freeborn County Standard • 1 November 1883 • Page 5.
Article: "Life in the Old Army" by James D. Tilford and Margaret Creel • This is the inside story about life in a Frontier Post with Custer's Cavalry by a family who was there. It is the story of the Tilfords. • Research Review: The Journal of the Little Big Horn Associates • Vol. 4, No. 1 (New Series) • January 1990.
Article: "Joseph Green Tilford, Brigadier General, United States Army" • Arlington National Cemetery Website: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jtilford.htm, 2011.