Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps record example

    Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps

    Records: 108,235 · Complete: 100%

    Formerly known as the "Invalid Corps," the Veteran Reserve Corps was comprised of men unfit for active duty but still willing to serve the Union in some way. 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.

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    Source Information

    "Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in the Veteran Reserve Corps" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/803/civil-war-service-index-cmsr-union-veteran-reserve-corps: accessed May 25, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps
    Total Records
    108,235 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M636
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    09 Jul 2012
    Last Updated
    01 Aug 2012
    Description
    NARA M636. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in the Veteran Reserve Corps.