Find Your USCT Ancestor Today!

The African American Civil War Museum is excited to help you along in researching your Civil War ancestor and learning more about these courageous soldiers.

National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database
This database compiles all soldiers and sailors that served in the Civil War. Soldiers for the United States Colored Troops can be found in this database along with their location on the memorial wall of the African American Civil War Memorial. Regimental information can also be found on this site.

Descendants Oral History Project (PDF)
Share your ancestor's story through the Descendants Oral History Project. Fill out a registration form today and check out past presentation on our YouTube Channel.

Tips for Getting Started in Researching a Civil War ancestor (PDF):
Get started on searching for your Civil War ancestor with these helpful tips and resources. You may also search for your surname on the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database.