Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Missouri record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Missouri

Records: 309,183 · Complete: 100%

These records are arranged according to an organizational breakdown ending with the regiment or the independent battalion or company. 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.

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"Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Missouri." database with images Fold3 ( accessed April 19, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Missouri
Total Records
309,183 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
10 Feb 2009
Last Updated
23 Aug 2010
NARA M405. Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Missouri.