Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry

Records: 16,872 · 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: Infantry Organizations, 14th through 19th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/683/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-14th-19th-infantry: accessed June 13, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry
Total Records
16,872 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1822
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
27 Apr 2010
Last Updated
11 Jan 2012
Description
NARA M1822. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 14th through the 19th infantry units organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).