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United States Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865


Union service records of soldiers who served in the United States Colored Troops.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,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 include NARA microfilm publications pertaining to the compiled service records of the United States Colored Troops. Index courtesy of Fold3.

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"United States Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865." Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. From "Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops." Database. : n.d. Citing Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780-1917, RG 94. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

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