Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 2nd-7th Infantry FREE

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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 Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 2nd-7th Infantry
Total Records
Records: 18,028 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M1820
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
September 18, 2008
Last Updated
April 27, 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.