Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Confederate - Virginia record example

Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Confederate - Virginia

Records: 291,863 · 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 record of the soldier listed, which can be found on Fold3 or requested from NARA.

Source Information

"Index to Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Virginia" database with images Fold3 ( accessed March 6, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Index (CMSR) - Confederate - Virginia
Total Records
291,863 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
03 Jul 2013
Last Updated
13 Aug 2013
NARA M382. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Confederate soldiers belonging to units from the State of Virginia.