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Introduction

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Peach Tree Creek Battlefield. (five miles from Atlanta, Ga.) 1864 taken by Mathew B. Brady - U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-528

The National Archives at Atlanta, a repository for the historically valuable noncurrent records of the Federal Government, is a major source for research for the study of the Civil War. One of the National Archives and Records Administration’s 13 regional archives, it maintains historical records of federal agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Below is a detailed list of the record groups that contain documents pertaining to the Civil War. These documents are available at the National Archives at Atlanta either as a textual record or on microfilm. The relevant records from each record group are highlighted beneath the appropriate record group heading.

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Record Groups at the National Archives at Atlanta with Civil War Records

Record Group 15 - Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs


Special Schedules Of The Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans And Widows Of Union Veterans Of The Civil War
These records are available on microfilm, publication M123.

Index To Pension Application Files Of Remarried Widows Based On Service In The Civil War And Later Wars And In The Regular Army After The Civil War
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1785.

Selected Military Service and Pension Records Relating to Ulysses S. Grant
These records are available on microfilm, publication M2035.

Additional information about Record Group 15, including catalog link showing holdings at all NARA facilities


Record Group 21- Records of District Courts of United States

States:
Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia

Alabama

From 1861 to 1865, the Federal courts in Alabama did not function, although the Confederate States Court did under William G. Jones, the former Federal Judge.

Confederate Court

Admiralty Case Files, 1861-1865. ARC Identifier 4558423
This series consists of case files relating to admiralty claims. They deal with such matters as prizes, ransom, and military salvage; petitory suits to try title to a ship independently of possession of the vessel; possessory actions to recover ships to which a party is entitled by right; and a great variety of maritime contracts and torts. Typical maritime contracts relate to charter parties; affreightment; the carriage of passengers and their baggage, and the carriage of goods; marine insurance; demurrage; pilotage; towage; lighterage; wharfage; and for the purchase of supplies and repairs; salvage; bottomry; seamen's wages; and the maintenance and care of ill or injured seamen. Typical maritime torts involve collision; loss of or injury to a cargo; and personal injury or ill usage arising between the master and officers on one hand and the seamen or passengers on the other.

Chancery and Criminal Case Files, 1861-1865. ARC Identifier 4558427
Criminal case files typically include the indictment or criminal information, pleas of the defendant, warrants and subpoenas, proceedings before U.S. commissioners, recognizances or bonds for appearance, the judgment and commitment, depositions of witnesses, nolle prosequis, motions, orders, and other papers filed in criminal actions. Transcripts of testimony are also sometimes included.

Garnishment Case Files, 1861-1865. ARC Identifier 4558425
This series consists of files for debt cases introduced in the Confederate judiciary system. These case files typically include the writ of garnishment, interrogatories to the garnishee concerning any debt owed to citizens of the United States; answers of the garnishee; and orders and judgments of the court.

Habeas Corpus Case Files, 1861-1865. ARC Identifier 2619170
Habeas Corpus case files may contain writs of habeas corpus, returns, briefs, petitions, orders, and applications.

Sequestration Case Files, 1861-1865. ARC Identifier 4558426
This series consists of case files resulting from the Confederate judiciary system concerning property. They typically included the petition for sequestration filed by the receiver showing the name of the alien enemy, his place of residence, and the property which he allegedly owned; any liens and claims against the sequestered property; and briefs, demurrers, subpoenas, orders, opinions, and judgments of the court.

Huntsville
Confederate Court bound volumes for Huntsville include a minute book dating from 1861 to 1863 and an Execution Docket dating from 1860 to 1875.

Mobile
Confederate Court bound volumes for Mobile include Final Records, Trial Dockets, Writ Dockets, Minutes, Sequestration Dockets, Execution dockets, and Garnishment Dockets. These date from 1861 to 1865.

Florida

Key West
Admiralty Case Files, 1863-1901 ARC Identifier 1127486
This series consists of cases relating to admiralty claims. Each case file may contain libels and amendments to libels; informations; monitions; answers; counterclaims and cross-claims; interrogatories; depositions and transcripts of oral testimony of witnesses; commissioners' reports relating to the taking of testimony; questions of account; the ascertainment of damages; orders and decrees of the court, both interlocutory and final; contracts, charter parties, shipping articles, crew lists, ships' logs, reports of surveys for repairs, invoices, and other records entered as exhibits; petitions, appraisal reports, and related documents filed in limitation of liability suits; bills of costs; notices of appeal; and other records filed in the district court in admiralty actions.

The cases involved actions for damages arising from collision; for breach of contract for services or goods, chiefly based on claims for seamen's wages and materials and supplies furnished; and for fee for pilotage, towage, and wharfage; bottomry; and marine insurance.

These case files deal with such matters as prizes, ransom, and military salvage; petitory suits to try title to a ship independently of possession of the vessel; possessory actions to recover ships to which a party is entitled by right; and a great variety of maritime contracts and torts. Typical maritime contracts relate to charter parties; affreightment; the carriage of passengers and their baggage, and the carriage of goods; marine insurance; demurrage; pilotage; towage; lighterage; wharfage; and for the purchase of supplies and repairs; salvage; bottomry; seamen's wages; and the maintenance and care of ill or injured seamen. Typical maritime torts involve collision; loss of or injury to a cargo; and personal injury or ill usage arising between the master and officers on one hand and the seamen or passengers on the other.

Georgia

Confederate Court

Savannah
Admiralty Case Files, 1861-1864
This series contains one box of Admiralty Case Files from Savannah, Ga.

Admiralty Minutes, 1861-1863 ARC Identifier 2581554
This series includes volumes of minutes relating to the daily activities of the court. The entries within each volume generally record dates of sessions, names of presiding judges, and judgments and orders of the court arising out of litigation of cases in every area of jurisdiction. The minutes also record the admission of attorneys to practice before the court, names of persons summoned to serve as grand and petit jurors, findings and verdicts of juries, sentences imposed, agreements for the settlement of cases, forfeitures by defendants for failures to appear, orders of the court, appointments of clerks, approval of administrative accounts submitted by various officers of the court and adoption of procedural rules.

Civil Execution Docket, 1833-1864 ARC Identifier 4489038
This series consists of one docket that records the satisfaction of judgments in various types of civil litigations. The entries include the name(s) of the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s), the kind of action, the amount and nature of the judgment and costs, and information about the payment or satisfaction of the judgment or the execution issued.

Fieri Facias, 1861-1864
This series contains five boxes of records regarding Fieri Facias from Savannah, GA.

Garnishment Docket, 1861-1863 ARC Identifier 3620262
This series consists of one docket recording litigation adjudicated from the Confederate judiciary system concerning debts and property. The garnishment cases involved debts and typically included the writ of garnishment, interrogatories to the garnishee concerning any debt owed to citizens of the United States, answers of the garnishee, and orders and judgments of the court.

General Dockets, 1859-1864 ARC Identifier 4492354
This series consists of dockets that record the papers filed and proceedings held in criminal, bankruptcy, equity, and law cases. Each docket lists the name(s) of the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s), names of the attorneys, remarks, and date of filings and proceedings in the case.

General Minutes, 1861-1862 ARC Identifier 4482912
This series contains one volume of minutes relating to the activities of the court.

Habeas Corpus Case Files
This series contains one box of Habeas Corpus Case Files from Savannah, GA.

Miscellaneous Case Papers, 1861-1865
This series contains five boxes of Miscellaneous Case Papers from Savannah, GA.

Sequestration Docket, 1863-1864 ARC Identifier 4489034
This series consists of a docket that records the sequestrations case files heard before the Confederate judiciary system. Sequestration cases generally involved property and the case files include petitions filed by the receiver showing the name of the alien enemy, his place of residence, and the property which he allegedly owned; any liens and claims against the sequestered property; briefs, demurrers, subpoenas, orders, opinions, and judgments of the court.

Sequestrations, 1861-1864
This series consists of cases adjudicated from the Confederate judiciary system concerning property. The sequestration cases generally involved property and typically included the petition for sequestration filed by the receiver showing the name of the alien enemy, his place of residence, and the property which he allegedly owned; any liens and claims against the sequestered property; briefs, demurrers, subpoenas, orders, opinions, and judgments of the court.

Writs of Garnishment, 1861-1864 ARC Identifier 3668888
This series consists of writs of garnishment resulting from the Confederate judiciary system concerning debts and property.

Atlanta
Garnishment Docket, 1861-1863 ARC Identifier 4576623
This series consists of one docket recording litigation adjudicated from the Confederate judiciary system concerning debts and property. The garnishment cases involved debts and typically included the writ of garnishment, interrogatories to the garnishee concerning any debt owed to citizens of the United States, answers of the garnishee, and orders and judgments of the court.

Sequestrations and Garnishments, 1861-1863
This series consists of cases adjudicated from the Confederate judiciary system concerning debts and property. The garnishment cases involved debts and typically included the writ of garnishment; interrogatories to the garnishee concerning any debts owed to the citizens of the United States; answers of the garnishee; and orders and judgments of the court. The sequestration cases generally involved property and typically included the petition for sequestration filed by the receiver showing the name of the alien enemy, his place of residence, and the property which he allegedly owned; any liens and claims against the sequestered property; briefs, demurrers, subpoenas, orders, opinions, and judgments of the court.

Kentucky

Louisville
Civil War Military Journal, 1861-1863
The journal is arranged by military unit. It lists dates of engagements, names commanders, and describes troop movements. The record may have been kept and maintained in some military headquarters location.

North Carolina

New Bern
Garnishment and Sequestration, 1862-1863
This series contains three boxes of Garnishment and Sequestration files from New Bern, NC.

Wilmington
General Case Files, 1862-1864
This series contains one box of General Case Files from Wilmington, NC.

Garnishment and Sequestration, 1862-1864 ARC Identifier 2800710
This series consists of cases resulting from the Confederate judiciary system concerning debts and property. The garnishment cases involved debts and typically included the writ of garnishment, interrogatories to the garnishee concerning any debt owed to citizens of the United States; answers of the garnishee; and orders and judgments of the court. The sequestration cases generally involved property and typically included the petition for sequestration filed by the receiver showing the name of the alien enemy, his place of residence, and the property which he allegedly owned; any liens and claims against the sequestered property; briefs, demurrers, subpoenas, orders, opinions, and judgments of the court.

Confederate Papers of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1861-1865
This series is available on microfilm, publication M436.
The documents that appear on this microfilm publication are records of the court in the district of Cape Fear, except for one volume of minutes of the court in the district of Pamlico. The court of the Cape Fear district sat in Salisbury and Wilmington; the papers usually indicate the place of origin. Most of the case files relate to property seized from Union sympathizers under an act of August 30, 1861, by the Confederate States of America "for the Sequestration of Estates, Property, and Effects of alien enemies." Other case files relate to cases involving reason,mail robbery, and harboring deserters. There are also subpoenas, jury lists, writs, and court orders and rules.

South Carolina

Charleston
Sequestration Papers, 1860-1865
This series contains 32 boxes of Sequestration Papers from Charleston, SC.

Tennessee

Memphis
Records of the U.S. Civil Commission at Memphis, 1863-1864
This series is available on microfilm, publication T410.
Union forces invaded Tennessee early in 1862 and captured Forts Henry and Donelson and the city of Nashville, forcing Tennessee's government to flee. West Tennessee was occupied in June 1862 and put under marital law. In April 1863, the Union army formed a civil commission at Memphis to "hear and determine all complaints and suits instituted by loyal citizens of the United States for the collection of debts, enforcements of contract, the prevention of fraud, the recovery of possessions of property, real and personal, and generally to perform such duties and exercise such power as can be done by a Commission deriving its power from military authority."
Each of the 9 rolls of this microfilm publication reproduces a bound volume of records produced by the commission. Entries in the journal, appearance docket, and judgment docket were made chronologically. Entries in the court dockets and final record books are by case number, which was assigned when the case was filed with the commission. The final record books record proceedings of cases listed in the court dockets.

Virginia

Case Papers of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1863-1865, Relating to the Confiscation of Property
This series is available on microfilm, publication M435.

This microfilm publication reproduces the "confiscation papers" of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1863-65. Under acts of July 31 and August 6, 1861, and July 17, 1862 (12 Stat. 284, 319, and 589), the court prosecuted cases to confiscate property from citizens of Richmond, Petersburg, Elizabeth City, and Alexandria who were loyal to the Confederacy. The earliest case file in this series is dated 1863. The court suspended prosecution in September 1865, and the pending cases were eventually dismissed. These unbound case files, arranged by case number, contain libels of information; notices of seizure, libel, and time and place of trial; orders of seizure; and orders for process.

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Record Group 24 - Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel


Index to Rendezvous Reports, Civil War, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication T1099.

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Record Group 36 - Records of the United States Custom Service


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Mobile, AL
Letters and Records of the Arms of Mississippi and East Louisiana, 1861-1864
Civil War Diary, 1862
Oaths of Amnesty, 1865

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Record Group 45 - Naval Records Collection of the Office of Naval Records and Library (ONRL)


The Journal Of Lt. Comdr. William B. Cushing, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1034.

Subject File Of The Confederate States Navy, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1091.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M275.

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Record Group 58 - Records of the Internal Revenue Service


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Record Group 76 - Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations


Records Of And Relating To The C.S.S. Florida, 1862-1864
These records are available on microfilm, publication T716.

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Record Group 77 - Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers


Correspondence Relating to Fortifications, 1831-1931 ARC identifier 2775149
This series consists of correspondence concerning fortifications and defenses in Jacksonville, St. Augustine (Fort Marion), Tampa Bay, Key West (Fort Taylor), the St. Johns River, and Miami.

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Record Group 79 - Records of the National Park Service


Vicksburg, MS
Letters Sent, 1877-1879 ARC identifier 2794667
This series consists of correspondence sent by the superintendent.

List of Headstones, 1900. ARC identifier 2788955
This series consists of a headstone inventory with an index of names.

Shiloh, TN
Register of Visitors, 1891-1933. ARC identifier 1503995
This series consists of lists of visitors to the cemetery including the visitor's name, address, and date of visit.

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Record Group 92 - Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General


Reports of Death and General Correspondence, compiled 1864 – 1874. ARC identifier 279421
Information contained in the Reports of Death vary greatly from hastily written notes on scraps of paper to well thought-out biographies containing the decedent's name; rank; unit; when, where, and how he died. In some instances, the soldier's residency, next-of-kin, former occupation, and previous battles are also included. Most Reports contain the burial plot location in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The General Correspondence contains letters and other records related to the Cemetery.

Sexton’s Reports of Burials, 1864. ARC identifier 279422
The Sexton Reports provide the decedent's name, rank, unit; when and where he died; and when and where he was buried.

Records of Death and Interment at Camp Nelson, KY, 1864-1865. ARC identifier 279423
The Records of Death and Internment provide the decedent's name, rank, unit, cause and date of death, and burial location. The Records of Death from the Colored Refugee Home and the Freedman's Hospital are for "contraband", slaves who escaped or were brought within Union lines. The latter records provide the decedent's name, height, and date of death.

Register Of Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, And Citizens Who Died In Federal Prisons And Military Hospitals In The North, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M918.

Card Records Of Headstones Provided For Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1845.

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Record Group 94 - Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780s-1917


Indices To Compiled Service Records Of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served In Organizations From The Territories Of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Dakota, Utah, Washington, the states of Alabama, Florida, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia.
Territory Of New Mexico M242
Territory Of Arizona M532
Territory Of Colorado M534
Territory Of Dakota M536
Territory Of Utah M556
Territory Of Washington M558
Alabama M263
Florida M264
Arkansas M383
Georgia M385
Kentucky M386
Louisiana M387
Maryland M388
Mississippi M389
Missouri M390
North Carolina M391
Tennessee M392
Texas M393
Virginia M394
West Virginia M507
California M533
Connecticut M535
Delaware M537
District Of Columbia M538
Illinois M539
Indiana M540
Iowa M541
Kansas M542
Maine M543
Massachusetts M544
Michigan M545
Minnesota M546
Nebraska M547
Nevada M548
New Hampshire M549
New Jersey M550
New York M551
Ohio M552
Oregon M553
Pennsylvania M554
Rhode Island M555
Vermont M557
Wisconsin M559

Index To Compiled Service Records Of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With U.S. Colored Troops
These records are available on microfilm, publication M589.

Compiled Records Showing Service Of Military Units In Volunteer Union Organizations
These records are available on microfilm, publication M594A and M594B.
M594A, Rolls 1-200
M594B, Rolls 201-225

Index To Compiled Service Records Of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served In The Veteran Reserve Corps
These records are available on microfilm, publication M636.

Case Files of Investigations by Levi C. Turner and Lafayette C. Baker, 1861-1866
These records are available on microfilm, publication M797.

Official Battle Lists Of The Civil War, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M823.

Case Files Of Applications From Former Confederates For Presidential Pardons ("Amnesty Papers") 1865-1867
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1003.

Compiled Service Records Of Former Confederate Soldiers Who Served In The 1st Through 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiments, 1864-1866
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1017.

Alphabetical Card Name Indexes To The Compiled Service Records Of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served In Union Organizations Not Raised By States Or Territories, Excepting The Veterans Reserve Corps And The U.S. Colored Troops
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1290.

Register of Flags Captured or Recaptured by Union Troops, 1861-65
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1836.

Compiled Service Records of Union Soldiers Who Served with the 1st New York Volunteer Engineers
These records are available on microfilm, publication M2004.

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Record Group 109 - War Department Collection of Confederate Records


Selected Military Service Records Relating to Robert E. Lee
These records are available on microfilm, publication M2063.

Morning Reports 3rd Regiment of Mississippi Volunteers, Nov. 14, 1861 - June 3, 1862 (Ch. I, vol. 140); and Morning Reports, Company H, 7th Mississippi Volunteers, Oct. 1861 - May 1864 (Ch. I, vol. 141)

Register of Applications for Appointment of Brigadier Generals and for Applications for Appointment and Promotion 1863 (Ch. I, vol. 156)
These records are available on microfilm, publication A47.

Letters Sent By Lt. Col. G.H. Hill, Commander of the Confederate Ordnance Works At Tyler, Texas, 1864-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M119.

Records Relating To Confederate Naval And Marine Personnel
These records are available on microfilm, publication M260.

Union Provost Marshals' File of Papers Relating To Individual Civilians
These records are available on microfilm, publication M345A and M345B.
M345A, Rolls 1-200
M345B, Rolls 201-300

Confederate Papers Relating To Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-186
These records are available on microfilm, publication M346 A-F.
M346A, Rolls 1-200
M346B, Rolls 201-400
M346C, Rolls 401-600
M346D, Rolls 601-800
M346E, Rolls 801-1000
M346 F, Rolls 1001-1158

Unfiled Papers and Slips Belonging In Confederate Compiled Service Records
These records are available on microfilm, publication M347 A-C.
M347A, Rolls 1-200
M347B, Rolls 201-400
M347C, Rolls 401-442

Index to The Letters Received By The Confederate Adjutant And Inspector General And By The Confederate Quartermaster General, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M410.

Reference File Relating To Confederate Organizations From The State Of Georgia
These records are available on microfilm, publication T455.

Letters Sent By The Confederate Secretary Of War, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M522.

Letters Sent By The Confederate Secretary Of War To The President, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M523.

Telegrams Sent By The Confederate Secretary Of War, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M524.

Selected Records Of The War Department Relating To Confederate Prisoners Of War, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M598.

Letters And Telegrams Sent By The Confederate Adjutant And Inspector General, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M627.

Index To Compiled Service Records Of Confederate Soldiers Who Served In Organizations Raised Directly By The Confederate Government And Of Confederate...Officers And Nonregimental Enlisted Men
These records are available on microfilm, publication M818.

Confederate States Army Casualties: Lists And Narrative Reports, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M836.

Compiled Records Showing Service Of Military Units In Confederate Organizations
These records are available on microfilm, publication M861.

General Orders And Circulars Of The Confederate War Department, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M901.

Papers Pertaining To Vessels Of Or Involved With The Confederate States Of America: 'Vessel Papers'
These records are available on microfilm, publication M909.

Orders And Circulars Issued By The Army Of The Potomac And The Army And Department Of Northern Virginia, C.S.A, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M921.

Inspection Reports And Related Records Received By The Inspection Branch In The Confederate Adjutant And Inspector General's Office
These records are available on microfilm, publication M935.

Correspondence And Reports Of The Confederate Treasury Department, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication T1025.

Lists Of Confederates Captured At Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863
These records are available on microfilm, publication M2072.

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Record Group 110 - Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau


This series consists of Federal Provost Marshal records from Kentucky and Tennessee that are held at the National Archives at Atlanta. The records consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence, lists of deserters, personal and medical information on drafted, enrolled, and enlisted men, information on services, equipment, and supplies, registers of men mustered out of service, circulars issued, information on veterans mustered into service, information on enlistment and the draft, rolls of enlisted colored recruits, registers of men mustered into service, telegrams sent and received, registers of civilians employed, descriptive lists of substitutes, reports and certificates of substitutes, enrollment board proceedings, arrested deserters, list of men reporting from the field, registers of men mustering out, orders received from War Department and Army commands, lists of recruits and recruiting agents, and appointments of Deputy Provost Marshals.

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Record Group 111 - Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer


The Mathew B. Brady Collection Of Civil War Photographs
These records are available on microfilm, publication T252.

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Record Group 118 - Records of United States Attorneys


District Attorney Docket, 1861-1890
This docket collection contains prize cases from Key West, FL during the Civil War.

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Record Group 156 - Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance


Louisville, KY
Letters Sent, 1861-1864.
Telegrams Received, 1863.

Nashville, TN.
Letters Sent, 1862-1864.

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Record Group 165 - Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs (WDGS/WDSS)


List Of Photographs And Photographic Negatives Relating To The War For The Union (War Department Subject Catalogue No. 5, 1897)
These records are available on microfilm, publication T251.

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Record Group 249 - Records of the Commissary General of Prisoners


Selected Records Of The War Department Commissary General Of Prisoners Relating To Federal Prisoners Of War Confined At Andersonville, GA, 1864-65
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1303.

Records Of The Sultana Disaster, April 27, 1865.
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1878.

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Record Group 365 - Treasury Department Collection of Confederate Records


Letters Sent By The Confederate Secretary Of The Treasury, 1861, 1864-1865, 1861-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication M500.

Records Of The Cotton Bureau Of The Trans-Mississippi Department Of The Confederate War Department, 1862-1865
These records are available on microfilm, publication T1129.

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Record Group 393 - Records of United States Army Continental Commands


Letters Sent By The Department Of Florida And Successor Commands, Apr. 18, 1861-Jan. 1869
The seven volumes of letters sent, April 1861-January 1869, consist of fair copies of letters and reports dispatched by the commanding officers and their adjutants from department and district headquarters.
These records are available on microfilm, publication M1096.

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