Principal Investigator(s): Metzer, Jacob; Margo, Robert A.
Summary: This data collection was designed to examine the characteristics of free Blacks and ex-slaves mustered into the Union Army between 1862 and the end of the Civil War. In addition to variables on personal characteristics, such as skin, eye, and hair color, height, age, birthplace, and occupation before enlistment, the data also contain Army-related variables, such as regiment and company number, rank, enlistment date and place, changes in rank, and date and cause of end of service. (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09426.v1
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