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Civil War Service Index - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps

Records: 108,235 · Complete: 100%

Formerly known as the "Invalid Corps," the Veteran Reserve Corps was comprised of men unfit for active duty but still willing to serve the Union in some way. 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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Publication Title
Civil War Service Index - Union - Veteran Reserve Corps
Total Records
Records: 108,235 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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Published on Fold3
July 9, 2012
Last Updated
August 1, 2012
NARA M636. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in the Veteran Reserve Corps.