The U.S.C.T. pension records provide a treasure trove of information as it pertains to former slaves and free African-Americans. The history of the United States Colored Troops remains a fascinating topic as their contributions in the Civil War marked a turning point within the country. Each case study is a summary of records & published material on an individual.

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USCT Soldier Biographies by Maryland County

Allegany Anne Arundel Baltimore Baltimore City Calvert
Caroline Carroll Cecil Charles Dorchester
Frederick Garrett Harford Howard Kent
Montgomery Prince George's Queen Anne's Saint Mary's Somerset
Talbot Washington Wicomico Worcester