Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry

    Records: 16,732 · Complete: 100%

    Compiled service records typically contain 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. Unique to the records of the USCT are deeds of manumission, oaths of allegiance, proof of ownership, certificates of monetary award, and bills of sale.

    Continue reading ›

    Source Information

    "Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served with the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 8th through 13th, including the 11th (new)." database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/47/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-8th-13th-infantry: accessed June 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry
    Total Records
    16,732 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    undefined logo
    Publication Number
    M1821
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    18 Sep 2008
    Last Updated
    24 Mar 2010
    Description
    NARA M1821. Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 8th through 13th, 1861-65.