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United States Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1864-1866


Union service records of Confederate prisoners of war who enlisted and served in the 1st- 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments.The records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served. The jacket-envelope typically contains card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, Union prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, inspection reports; and the originals of any papers relating solely to the particular soldier. For each military unit the service records are arranged alphabetically by the soldier's surname. The Military Unit field may also display the surname range (A-G) as found on the microfilm. This collection is a part of RG 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917 and is National Archive Microfilm Publication M1017. Index courtesy of Fold3.

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"United States Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1864-1866." Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. From "Compiled Service Records of Former Confederate Soldiers who Served in the 1st through 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments, 1864-1866." Database. : n.d. Citing NARA microfilm publication M1017. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1978.

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