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
Prisoner of War
Solider's Homes

                   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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