Union Army Slave Appraisal Records from Mississippi, 1863-1865 (ICPSR 9427)
Principal Investigator(s): Margo, Robert A.
This data collection, designed to study conditions of slave life, contains information on contrabands and runaways. Information is provided regarding the county where the appraisal was conducted, date of appraisal, name, age, eye and face color, weight, height, sex, and appraised value of the slave in dollars.
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Margo, Robert A. UNION ARMY SLAVE APPRAISAL RECORDS FROM MISSISSIPPI, 1863-1865. Cambridge, MA: Robert A. Margo, Harvard University [producer], 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09427.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09427.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: historical data, nineteenth century, slave appraisals, slavery, slaves, Union Army
Geographic Coverage: Mississippi, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All slaves who appeared in a set of appraisal records for Civil War Mississippi.
Data Types: administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
The data contain alphabetic codes.
Union Army Slave Appraisal Records from Mississippi
Original ICPSR Release: 1991-10-23
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