41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a muster roll for Company A, 41st United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War. the roll contains the names of officers and enlisted men within the company, together with the dates, places, and periods of enlistment for each. Also included are pay status and notes for individual soldiers and a brief account of the company's activities.
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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Company A of the 41st United States Colored Troops was organized at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the autumn of 1864 during the American Civil War. Included on the muster roll is this brief history of the company: "The company and regiment left camp near Fort Harrison, Army of the James the night of March 27th to reinforce the Army of the Potomac, we marched to Hatcher's Run then to Petersburg from there followed the line of the South Side Rail Road in pursuit of Lee's Army. The company was not engaged in any action until April 9, 65, and then but slightly." The 41st was assigned to duty at Petersburg from April 11, 1865 until May 25, when it was moved to Edenburg, Texas, for guard and provost duty. The 41st U. S. C. T. mustered out of service at Brownsville, Texas on November 10 and disbanded at Philadelphia on December 14, 1865.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 oversize folder)
The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, 41st United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War.
Source of Acquisition
The 41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll was purchased by Special Collections in 2004.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the 41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the 41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll commenced and was completed in April 2009.
- 41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll, 1865
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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