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United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More 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 would deal with deserters, Confederate spies, civilains suspected of disloyality, civilians passage through military zones, etc. This is National Archive publication M416.

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"United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866." Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Citing NARA microfilm publication M416. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.


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