Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops Powell's Infantry

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.…More

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The National Archives

Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served the United States Colored Troops: Powell's Infantry, US Colored Infantry. Original data from: The National Archives

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