Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 2nd-7th Infantry

Records: 18,028 · Complete: 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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"Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops, 2nd through 7th Colored Infantry including 3d Tennessee Volunteers (African Descent), 6th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent), and 7th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent)." database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/46/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-2nd-7th-infantry: accessed January 18, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 2nd-7th Infantry
Total Records
18,028 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1820
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
18 Sep 2008
Last Updated
27 Apr 2009
Description
NARA M1820. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops, 2nd through 7th Colored Infantry, 1861-65.