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United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Individual Civilians, 1861-1866


Images of records from the United States Provost Marshal during the Civil War. The Provost Marshal served as military police for the Union Army. Records in this collection deal with deserters, Confederate spies, civilians suspected of disloyalty, civilian passage through military zones, etc. The records are in Record Group 109 located in the National Archives. This collection corresponds to NARA publication M345: Union Provost Marshals’ File of Papers Relating to Individual Civilians.

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"United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Individual Civilians, 1861-1866." Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Citing NARA microfilm publication M345. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

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