Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry

Records: 10,910 · 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, 36th through 40th" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/685/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-36th-40th-infantry: accessed January 18, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry
Total Records
10,910 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1993
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
27 Apr 2010
Last Updated
20 Sep 2011
Description
NARA M1993. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to the 36th through 40th infantry units, organized for service with the United States Colored Troops (USCT).