Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - USCT Miscellaneous Cards record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - USCT Miscellaneous Cards

Records: 7,609 · Complete: 100%

Organized by unit and then branch, these compiled service records typically contain 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. Unique to the records of the USCT are deeds of manumission, oaths of allegiance, proof of ownership, certificates of monetary award, and bills of sale.

Source Information

"Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served the United States Colored Troops: Miscellaneous Cards" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/874/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-usct-miscellaneous-cards: accessed March 3, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - USCT Miscellaneous Cards
Total Records
7,609 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
N/A
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
03 Jul 2013
Last Updated
03 Jul 2013
Description
Miscellaneous cards not filed with compiled military service records of USCT soldiers who served 1861-1866.