Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 41st-46th Infantry record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 41st-46th Infantry

Records: 11,897 · 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, 41st through 46th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/684/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-41st-46th-infantry: accessed April 15, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 41st-46th Infantry
Total Records
11,897 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1994
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
27 Apr 2010
Last Updated
01 Nov 2010
Description
NARA M1994. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 41st through 46th infantry units organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).