Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Former Confederate (CSA) record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Former Confederate (CSA)

    Records: 8,697 · Complete: 100%

    These "Galvanized Yankees" were Confederate prisoners of war who gained their release from prison by enlisting in the Union Army. Compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, and unit. It typically contains card abstracts of a soldier's original muster and hospital rolls, descriptive books, lists of deserters, returns, notational cards, and possibly enlistment papers, casualty sheets, death reports, prisoner of war papers, and correspondence.

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    "Compiled Service Records of Former Confederate Soldiers who Served in the 1st Through 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments, 1864-1866." database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/45/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-former-confederate-csa: accessed June 29, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Former Confederate (CSA)
    Total Records
    8,697 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1017
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    10 Oct 2008
    Last Updated
    15 Feb 2009
    Description
    NARA M1017. Compiled service records of former Confederate soldiers (Galvanized Yankees) who served in the 1st through 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments, 1864-1866.