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Civil War Recruits Medical Exams

Medical Register of Exams - Recruits and Substitutes, 1st Congressional New York

NARA Record Group 110: Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), 1861-1907
Inventory Entry Number: 1509 and 1511

The series consists of a register of medical examinations of recruits and substitutes compiled as part of the recruiting and drafting efforts during the Civil War. The entries include name, age, nativity, occupation, marital status, height, physique, where drafted, substitute or volunteer, date, result and remarks. The remarks section notes any medical conditions.

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