Union Army Slave Appraisal Records from Mississippi, 1863-1865 (ICPSR 9427)

Published: Feb 17, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Robert A. Margo


Version V1

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.

Margo, Robert A. Union Army Slave Appraisal Records from Mississippi, 1863-1865. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-17. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09427.v1

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1863 -- 1865


The data contain alphabetic codes.

All slaves who appeared in a set of appraisal records for Civil War Mississippi.

Union Army Slave Appraisal Records from Mississippi

administrative records data




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