Civil War Soldiers - 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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Publication Title
Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 14th-19th Infantry
Total Records
Records: 16,872 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M1822
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
April 27, 2010
Last Updated
January 11, 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).