Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry

    Records: 16,872 · 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: Infantry Organizations, 14th through 19th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/683/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-14th-19th-infantry: accessed July 6, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry
    Total Records
    16,872 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1822
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    27 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    11 Jan 2012
    Description
    NARA M1822. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 14th through the 19th infantry units organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).