North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1863-1872 is a free collection at FamilySearch with recently freed African American slaves’ records from the state of North Carolina. These are some of the best records available for Civil War period African American genealogy. This collection currently includes images only.

 

You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

 

[su_heading size=”18″]How Can Freedmen’s Bureau Records Help Me Find Other Records?[/su_heading]

With North Carolina Freedmen’s Bureau information you may be able to:

  • Use the place of residence, age, and other information for each person to search for the individuals in census records
  • Use the information found to search for the family in church records
  • Use the information found to search for the family in land records
  • Use the information found to search for the family in probate records
  • Use the information found to search for the family in additional state and county records

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