Confederate Citizens File record example

Confederate Citizens File

Records: 268,108 · Complete: 100%

The papers reproduced in this publication were created or received by the Confederate War and Treasury departments. Most are alphabetized vouchers that came into the custody of the US War Department after the Civil War. After being assembled in 1891-92, they were used to facilitate post-war claims cases filed by Southern citizens. The vouchers show goods furnished or services rendered by private citizens and firms to the Confederate government, establishing the disloyalty of Southern claimants.

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Example Records

Receipt for Food Puchased from Joseph Ashworth
Receipt for Food Puchased from Joseph Ashworth
Commissary Bill of Purchase for W P Guynn
Commissary Bill of Purchase for W P Guynn
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Source Information

"Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-65" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/60/confederate-citizens-file: accessed March 3, 2021)

Publication Title
Confederate Citizens File
Total Records
268,108 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M346
Record Group
109
Published on Fold3
28 Dec 2007
Last Updated
03 Nov 2010
Description
NARA M346. Known as the "Citizens File," these original records pertain to goods furnished or services rendered to the Confederate government by private individuals or business firms.