Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts record example

Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts

Records: 164,906 · Complete: 100%

Each index card gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served. (There are cross-references for names that appeared in the records under more than one spelling and for service in more than one unit or organization.) The index directs you to the full compiled service records of the soldier listed and can be requested from NARA.

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Source Information

"Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From The State of Massachusetts" database with images Fold3 ( accessed September 19, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Massachusetts
Total Records
164,906 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
17 Feb 2012
Last Updated
06 Aug 2015
NARA M544. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Massachusetts.