Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Artillery record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Artillery

    Records: 36,377 · 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.

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    "Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served with the United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/678/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-artillery: accessed June 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Artillery
    Total Records
    36,377 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1818
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    27 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    05 Aug 2013
    Description
    NARA M1818. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the artillery units organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).