Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Misc Organizations

Records: 61,695 · 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. Unlike other service record index cards on Fold3, these are organized first by military unit, then by last name.

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Source Information

"Alphabetical Card Name Indexes to the Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served in Union Organizations not Raised by States or Territories, Excepting the Veterans Reserve Corps and the U.S. Colored Troops" database with images Fold3 ( accessed January 17, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Union - Misc Organizations
Total Records
61,695 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
09 Jul 2012
Last Updated
30 Jul 2012
NARA M1290. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to Union organizations not raised by states or territories.