Civil War Soldiers - Union - WV

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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Publication Title
Civil War Soldiers - Union - WV
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Records: 73,935 · Complete: 100%
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April 27, 2010
Last Updated
January 20, 2011
NARA M508. Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units organized for service from the State of West Virginia.