soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Civil War - 1861 to 1865
AComplete Searchable Publication on CD
|Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Civil
War - 1861 to 1865: By Massachusetts
office, Norwood Press, 1931. The compilation contains the
names of all the
men who served in Massachusetts units during the Civil War. There is a
history of the regiment followed by the names of the men. The details
each man named in the record are: full name, rank, home, age,
date of service and discharge, and reason for discharge. Mr. Cross was
last of three editors and it was he who completed the monumental task. Together, the military
in these 8 volumes plus Index Volime, reference approximately
140,000 individuals, nearly all men who served in Massachusetts units
during the Civil War. Chapter 475 of Massachusetts' Acts of 1899
provided for the compilation and publication of a complete record of
Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and Marines who served
in the Civil War. Civil War veterans began the work of compilation
lasted for nearly thirty years and involved the examination and
replication of over one million records. Compilers found records on
original enlistment papers, muster-in rolls, descriptive rolls, town
reports, casualty lists, monthly reports, hospital records, muster-out
reports, and miscellaneous papers.
contain images of every page of the original eight Volumes Plus Index
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