Confederate Citizens File record example

    Confederate Citizens File

    Records: 268,108 · Complete: 100%

    The papers reproduced in this publication were created or received by the Confederate War and Treasury departments. Most are alphabetized vouchers that came into the custody of the US War Department after the Civil War. After being assembled in 1891-92, they were used to facilitate post-war claims cases filed by Southern citizens. The vouchers show goods furnished or services rendered by private citizens and firms to the Confederate government, establishing the disloyalty of Southern claimants.

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    Example Records

    Receipt for Food Puchased from Joseph Ashworth
    Receipt for Food Puchased from Joseph Ashworth
    Commissary Bill of Purchase for W P Guynn
    Commissary Bill of Purchase for W P Guynn
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    Source Information

    "Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-65" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/60/confederate-citizens-file: accessed May 19, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Confederate Citizens File
    Total Records
    268,108 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M346
    Record Group
    109
    Published on Fold3
    28 Dec 2007
    Last Updated
    03 Nov 2010
    Description
    NARA M346. Known as the "Citizens File," these original records pertain to goods furnished or services rendered to the Confederate government by private individuals or business firms.