Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts record example

    Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts

    Records: 164,906Complete: 100%

    Each index card gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served. (There are cross-references for names that appeared in the records under more than one spelling and for service in more than one unit or organization.) The index directs you to the full compiled service records of the soldier listed and can be requested from NARA.

    Continue reading ›

    Source Information

    "Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From The State of Massachusetts" database with images Fold3 ( accessed November 30, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts
    Total Records
    164,906Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    Record Group
    Published on Fold3
    17 Feb 2012
    Last Updated
    06 Aug 2015
    NARA M544. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Massachusetts.