Civil War Soldiers - 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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Publication Title
Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 54th MA Infantry
Total Records
Records: 2,942 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M1898
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
April 27, 2010
Last Updated
September 6, 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).