Please note that the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System contains just an index of the men who served in the Civil War with only rudimentary information from the service records … Check with the library to be sure they have the actual records. Confederate soldiers of Kentucky : a roster of the veterans, 1861-1865. National Archives Microfilm Publication M331. This database contains an index to compiled service records (CSRs) for soldiers who served with units in the Confederate army. John P. NGS Magazine 41 # 1 (January-March 2015): 36-40. Most of the men whose names appear in this index served with units from 15 different states or territories; others were soldiers raised directly by the Confederate government, generals and staff officers, and other enlisted men not associated with a regiment. 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272, Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States, Statistical Summary of Holdings by Record Group Number, How to File a FOIA Request for Archival Records. Some of these organizations were formed from personnel transfers, uniting smaller units, and consolidating units from different states. The amount of additional information available will vary according to the record type and the form used. The following three collections are not needed if searching the entire collection Compiled Service Records available on Fold3.com. For Confederate army soldiers, there are two major records in NARA that provide information on military se…

This database contains records of Confederate soldiers who served in military organizations that were formed by the Confederate Government.

Transcriptions of the records are available on FamilySearch. Certain federal records relating to Confederate soldiers, maintained with the Confederate records and in part interfiled with them, are included in this record group. Then you can check the Wiki regiment pages to determine counties. Ⓒ 2020 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. Author Lynn, Stephen Douglas. The result set gives the regiments for the soldiers. Often knowing the counties that had men in a regiment will help you determine if a soldier was your ancestor.

Pamphlet Accompanying Microcopy No. The "Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army..." by Francis B. Heitman lists U.S. Army officers who joined the Confederate Army and the highest rank they attained. The Record and Pension Office made card abstracts from records in the War Department Collection of Confederate Records and from other borrowed documents. The book refers to the pamphlet that describes the microfilmed records and the microfilm format refers to the actual service records. Published 2002. Some of the above information was taken from: National Archives Microfilm Publications.

(. USA.gov, The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Most Confederate soldiers served with a unit raised in the community where they lived. This database contains the names of approximately 6.3 million soldiers who served in the American Civil War. Some of these organizations were formed from personnel transfers, uniting smaller units, and consolidating units from different states. Washington, D.C.: The National Archives, 1963. In addition to their names, information that may be listed for each soldier includes regiment, company, and rank.

Wiki articles describing the FamilySearch online collections above are found at: This website requires a paid subscription for full access. 25 (Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations Raised Directly by the Confederate Government). See card examples and descriptions on Fold3.com.

Confederate Court-Martial Records: An Alternate Research Strategy for Missing Case Files." Reasons for creating these organizations included the need to strengthen units due to losses and seeking for better tactical control, among others. This act replaced the Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records and appointed the secretary for a term of two years to be paid out of the Military Fund.

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