United States, Union Provost Marshal Files, 1861-1866 Browse

Browse through images of files from the Union Provost Marshal during the Civil War from 1861 to 1866. As the military police for the Union Army, the Provost Marshal collected a wide range of information on such topics as Confederate spies, deserters, civilians suspected of disloyalty, and civilian passage through military zones. These records pertain to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publication M416. This collection has been obtained from FamilySearch.

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