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List of Terms on Civil War Records

The following came from the books "8th Virginia Infantry" by John E. Divine, and "45th Virginia Infantry" by J.L. Scott.

Term Description
b Born
bur buried
C Captured
Cav Cavalry
CCC Carroll County Census
cem cemetery
Co County or Company
CSA Confederate States of America
d died
dis discharged
enl enlisted
exch exchanged
hosp hospital
inf infantry
K Killed
KIA Killed In Action
M Missing
MW Mortally Wounded
mwded mortally wounded
NFR No Further Record
par paroled
POW Prisoner of War
Pt Point
PWR Post War Roster
qtr quarter
RCC Russell County Census
regt regiment
res resident
Rich Richmond
TCC Tazewell County Census
transf transfer
WCC Wythe County Census
W or wded Wounded