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1863 August 31-1863 October 31
Muster roll detailing the enlistments of officers and staff in the Third Regiment, Arkansas Infantry Volunteers of African descent. It includes date and place of enlistment, pay information, and notes.
The Third Regiment, African descent, was organized in St. Louis, Missouri, and became the Fifty-sixth Regiment, United States Colored Troops. The unit served post and garrison duty in Helena.
Document 31.5" x 22"
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
St. Louis, St. Louis County (Mo.); Helena, Phillips County (Ark.)
MS.000539, Item 24
Arkansas and Missouri Union Army muster rolls, MS.000539
Arkansas State Archives
Item 24, Arkansas and Missouri Union Army muster rolls, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.
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