Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 26th-30th Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 26th-30th Infantry

    Records: 18,815 · 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, 26th through 30th, including the 29th Connecticut (Colored)" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/694/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-26th-30th-infantry: accessed June 28, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 26th-30th Infantry
    Total Records
    18,815 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1824
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    27 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    06 Jan 2012
    Description
    NARA M1824. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers in the 26th through 30th infantry units, and the 29th Connecticut Infantry (Colored).