Muster Roll for Company E, 46th Regiment of United States Colored Infantry, April 30-June 30, 1865

Summary

Many African Americans proudly joined the Union Army during the Civil War. Though at first turned away, after May 1863 the U. S. War Department began to actively recruit African American troops. By war's end over 180,000 men in 175 regiments had joined the United States Colored Troops. This muster roll reveals the names of men serving in Company E, 46th Regiment in 1865.

Many African Americans proudly joined the Union Army during the Civil War. Though at first turned away, after May 1863 the U. S. War Department began to actively recruit African American troops. By war's end over 180,000 men in 175 regiments had joined the United States Colored Troops. This muster roll reveals the names of men serving in Company E, 46th Regiment in 1865.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Red

Dimensions

Height: 21 in

Width: 30.75 in

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