Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 54th MA Infantry record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 54th MA Infantry

Records: 2,942 · 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: 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment (Colored)" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/679/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-54th-ma-infantry: accessed April 19, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 54th MA Infantry
Total Records
2,942 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1898
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
27 Apr 2010
Last Updated
06 Sep 2010
Description
NARA M1898. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment (Colored) which was part of the United States Colored Troops (USCT).