Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 55th MA Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 55th MA Infantry

    Records: 2,321Complete: 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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    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 55th MA Infantry
    Total Records
    2,321Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    M1801
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    19 May 2010
    Last Updated
    20 May 2010
    Description
    NARA M1801. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 55th Massachusetts Infantry (Colored).