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"Roll of Honor - Names of the Soldiers who died in defence of the American Union"
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The Civil War Union Soldiers Roll of Honorcommemorates those Union soldiers who served in the Civil War 1861 - 1865 and were killed in action or died of their wounds or in Prisoner camps in the thousands of campaign battles, skirmishes on land and at sea during the War.
The Roll of Honor, lists over 270,000 Union soldiers and is divided into two sections those soldiers who died and are buried in cemeteries and those who died as a result of illness, disease or wounds in Prison Pens throughout the South.
The "Names of the Soldiers Who Died in the Defence of the American Union - interred in the National Cemeteries" was recorded by the Quartermaster General's Office 1866. In each case the original place of interment, the soldiers name, rank, company, regiment, date of death, section of cemetery and the number of the grave are detailed. In some instances the creed is provided together with a list simply referred to as "Unknowns"
Additional volumes refer to soldiers who died in prison pens - termed
"Names of the Soldiers Who Died in the Defence of the American Union - Suffered martyrdom in the Prison Pens throughout the south". Again the soldiers name, rank, company, regiment, date of death and cause are provided.
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