Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia

Records: 73,935 · Complete: 100%

Compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, unit and card numbers. The records typically include 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.

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Source Information

"Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of West Virginia" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/697/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-west-virginia: accessed March 5, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - West Virginia
Total Records
73,935 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M508
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
27 Apr 2010
Last Updated
20 Jan 2011
Description
NARA M508. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units organized for service from the State of West Virginia.