Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia

    Records: 73,935 · Complete: 100%

    Compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, unit and card numbers. The records typically include 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.

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    Source Information

    "Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of West Virginia" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/697/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-west-virginia: accessed May 20, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia
    Total Records
    73,935 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M508
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    27 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    20 Jan 2011
    Description
    NARA M508. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units organized for service from the State of West Virginia.