The Negro in the Military Service of the United States, 1639-1886. E Washington: National Archives and Records Service, 1963. United States. National Archives.
MIC FLM E 185.63 U55 5 reels. 35mm.
This reproduces the 1888 seven-volume compilation by Elon A. Woodward, Chief of the Coloned Troops Division in Adjutant General's Office, of "official records, state papers, historical extracts, etc. relating to (the Negro's) military status and service."
Reel 1: Vols. 1 and 2, 1639-1862.
Reel 2: Vol. 3, 1863.
Reel 3: Vols. 4 and 5, 1864.
Reel 4: Vol. 6, 1865-77.
Reel 5: Vol. 7, Treatment and Exchange of Prisoners of War, 1862-65. Regular Army, 1866-86.
A table of contents is provided at the beginning of reel 1.
U. S. Army--Negro troops
Negroes as soldiers