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Civil War Recruitment Lists- Missouri

Interesting article:

Slaves, Soldiers, and Citizens: Special Civil War Recruitment Lists (mostly Missouri but not limited to) by Ruth Ann Hager.
NGS Quarterly, Volume 91 (June 2003)
(quarterly available at most archives, genealogical libraries......for those in local VA area, at Norfolk, Hamtpon, Newport News, VA Beach Virginiana Collections)

Article gives information on the "newly microfilmed records at the National Archives, Descriptive Recruitment Lists of Volunteers for the USCT for the State of Missouri, 1863-1865 (microfilmed publication M1894) The descriptive pamphlet published by NARA can be downloaded from this site: http://www.slcl.lib.mo.us/slcl/sc/dps/m1894-dp.htm -----------NOT the records just the pamphlet)

".....One especially valuable piece of information in these records is the - slave owners name -

Although these records list primarily Missouri residents, they also reference 22 states, the District of Columbia and the Territory of the Cherokee Nation.

Names mentioned in the ar


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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