Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 47th-55th Infantry record example

    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 47th-55th Infantry

    Records: 23,787 · Complete: 99%

    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, 47th through 55th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/746/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-47th-55th-infantry: accessed June 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 47th-55th Infantry
    Total Records
    23,787 · Complete: 99%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M2000
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    09 Aug 2010
    Last Updated
    11 Jan 2012
    Description
    NARA M2000. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served with the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT): Infantry Organizations, 47th through 55th.