Muster roll abstract for Civil War soldier James C. Spry of the U.S. Colored Troops. Spry was promoted to Second Lieutenant during his service, and was killed in action in 1864, possibly in defense of Washington, D.C. Return slip for records of James C. Spry of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. The slip was signed by the Auditor for the federal War Department, and included information about Spry's death during his service, provided by his widow, that was not included in his muster roll abstract.
New York State Archives, New York (State). Bureau of Records of the War of the Rebellion. Abstracts of muster rolls of the 26th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops from New York State, 1863-1865. Series B0807-85, Box 3, Folder 28, Spry, James C.