Saturday, October 20, 2012

Beginner's Beginning's

                                      Military Records



Records can be kept at War & Navy Departments or state agencies. Most records are kept at the National Archives.

               Types of Records


Muster Rolls
Payrolls
Rosters
returns
Correspondence
Prisoner of War
Solider's Homes
Burials

                   Types of Wars

Revolutionary War 1775-1783
Post Revolutionary War 1784-1811
War of 1812 1812-1815
Indian Wars 1816-1858
Civil War Union 1861-1865
Civil War Confederate 1861-1865
Spanish War 1898-1899
Philippine Insurrection 1899-1902
Patriot War 1838
Mexican War 1846-1848
World War I 1917-1918
World War II 1941-1945

I hope this will help in your search of your ancestor's who served our country.

               

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