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

Published: Feb 17, 1992 View help for published

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Robert A. Margo

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09427.v1

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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
1979

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

1991-10-23

1992-02-17

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • 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

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  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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