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| record_group_nr = 109
| record_group_title = [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/109.html War Department Collection of Confederate Records]
| start_year = 1861
| end_year = 1865
| alt_flag = US_33_Star_Fort_Sumter_Flag.jpg
| alt_flag_desc = Civil War flag 1861 (33 stars)
| micro_pub_nr = M319
| micro_pub_title = Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky
| arrangement =
| NAID = [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/586957?q=*:* 586957]
| language FS_URL_01 = [[GuidedResearch:Kentucky|Kentucky Guided Research]]| FS_URL_02 = [[Kentucky Record Finder]]| FS_URL_03 = [[Kentucky Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]| FS_URL_01 FS_URL_04 = [[Step-by-Step Kentucky Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]| FS_URL_05 =[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932387?collectionNameFilter=false Unfiled Papers of Confederate Soldiers] | FS_URL_02 FS_URL_06 =[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916017?collectionNameFilter=false Kentucky Confederate Pensions] | FS_URL_03 FS_URL_07 =[[Confederate Service Records|Confederate Service Records]] | FS_URL_04 FS_URL_08 =[[Kentucky Military Records|Kentucky Military Records]] | FS_URL_05 FS_URL_09 =[[Kentucky in the Civil War]] | FS_URL_06 FS_URL_10 =[[United States Civil War 1861 to 1865, Part 1|United States Civil War 1861-1865, Part 1]] , | FS_URL_07 =[[United States Civil War 1861 to 1865, Part 2|United States Civil War 1861-1865, Part 2]] | FS_URL_11 = | FS_URL_08 FS_URL_12 =[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/499053?availability=Family%20History%20Library FamilySearch Catalog: Compiled records showing service of military units in Confederate Organizations] | FS_URL_09 FS_URL_13 = [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries]]| FS_URL_10 FS_URL_14 = | FS_URL_15 =
| RW_URL_01 =[http://kdla.ky.gov/librarians/staffdevelopment/Documents/American%20Civil%20War%20Ancestor%20Research%20Handout.pdf Researching Your American Civil War Ancestors]
| RW_URL_02 =[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]
| RW_URL_03 =[http://www.civilwarsoldiersearch.com/confederate-service-records.html Civil War Soldier Search] - Confederate Service Records 
| RW_URL_04 =[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($) Searchable Civil War service records
The information in this index is quite reliable. However, keep in mind that even though this index is very accurate it still may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings or misinterpretations.
===To Browse This Collection==={{HR Tip|This collection contains searchable content in the NARA Catalog. They can be accessed by clicking on the National Archives identifier in the Record Description. Once inside the Catalog, click on the "Search Within This Series".}}
== Collection Content = Image Visibility === The records are in individual files which usually include the following:  *A jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, and the unit in which he served *A card (or cards) with abstracts of entries from original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, Union prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, and inspection reports *The originals of any papers relating only to the particular soldier{{Image Visibility}}
==What Can This Collection Tell Me?==
 
The index to these records contains the following:
 
*Jacket name
*Soldier’s full name
*Type of records in file
*NARA publication number, title, and roll number
== Collection Content ==
The records are in individual files which usually include the following:
*A jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, and the unit in which he served *A card (or cards) with abstracts of entries from original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, Union prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, and inspection reports *The originals of any papers relating only to the particular soldier== How Do I Search the This Collection? == 
Before searching the collection, it is helpful to know:
 *The name of the soldier.*The approximate age of the soldier.*The military unit in which the soldier served.*The rank of the soldier.
=== Search the Index ===
{{Search Collection Link
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}}
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
==What Do I Do Next?==When you have located your ancestor’s service record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 *Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date. *Use the age and location of the military unit to find the soldier’s family in census, church, and land records.*Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have served in the same unit or a nearby unit. *When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
*Search the records of nearby military units
*Look === Research Helps ===The following articles will help you in your research for variant spellings your family in the state of the names. You should also look for alias names[[Kentucky, nicknames and abbreviated namesUnited States Genealogy|Kentucky]]. *[[US Military Basic Search the records of nearby military units. Strategies]]* [[Beginning United States Civil War Research ]]*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box [[Locating a Confederate Civil War Soldier (or the given name search box1861–1865) on the landing page leaving the other box empty ]]* [[GuidedResearch:Kentucky|Kentucky Guided Research]]* [[Kentucky Record Finder]]* [[Kentucky Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.Strategies]]* [[Step-by-Step Kentucky Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]* [[Beginning Research in United States Military Records]]
== Citing This Collection ==
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying you sources helps others find the records you used.
;Collection Citation: {{Collection_citation | text="Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. From "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky." Database. <i>Fold3.com</i>. http://www.fold3.com : n.d. Citing NARA microfilm publication M319. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1961.Collection_Published}} 
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