Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 36th-40th Infantry

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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 36th-40th Infantry
Total Records
Records: 10,910 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M1993
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
April 27, 2010
Last Updated
September 20, 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).