Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry FREE

Records: 16,732 · 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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Publication Title
Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry
Total Records
Records: 16,732 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M1821
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
September 18, 2008
Last Updated
March 24, 2010
Description
NARA M1821. Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 8th through 13th, 1861-65.