Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry

    Records: 10,910 · 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, 36th through 40th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/685/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-36th-40th-infantry: accessed May 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry
    Total Records
    10,910 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1993
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    27 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    20 Sep 2011
    Description
    NARA M1993. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 36th through 40th infantry units, organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).