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The Veteran Ancestor Registry A cooperative project of the American Local History Network and the United States Internet Genealogical Society
U.S. National Cemetery Administration Nationwide Gravesite Locator Burial locations of veterans and their family members in Veterans Affairs National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries whose the grave is marked with a government grave marker.
Purple Heart Recipient Database United States Military
Congressional Cemetery - Interment Indices Revolutionary War to Vietnam (over 1,100 names)
1820 U.S. Pension List Names of Persons placed on the Pension Roll of the United States, under the act of 18 March 1818; showing the rank and line in which each served. (16,067 pensioners)
African American Medal of Honor Winners Civil War to the Spanish American War
Arlington National Cemetery Website Arlington National Cemetery Website Search Page
Alphabetical Listing of Interments in the Beaufort, SC National Cemetery Cemetery contains a cross section of veterans of every conflict between the Civil War and the Persian Gulf.
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Aces List of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Aces published in 1986 in the Naval Aviation News magazine. Includes World War I and World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
United States Navy Log Memorial The Navy Log is the National Registry of Sea Service, the place where you can search for shipmates or enter information about your service record. You can search by Name or Duty Station.
1813 Invalid Pensioners United States Military Veterans
Richmond National Cemetery Inscriptions Richmond, Virginia
Glendale National Cemetery Inscriptions Richmond, Virginia
Fort Harrison National Cemetery Inscriptions Richmond, Virginia
Cold Harbor National Cemetery Inscriptions Mechanicsville, Virginia
City Point National Cemetery Inscriptions Hopewell, Virginia
Seven Pines National Cemetery Inscriptions Sandston, Virginia
Participants at the 1886 Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in San Francisco, California Twentieth annual convention
U.S. Military Rosters at RootsWeb Includes 110,713 records (29,021 variations of surnames)
Index of the full-text files by war U.S. Army Center of Military History — full-text Listings of Medal of Honor Citations from the Civil War to Present
   
King Philip's War
Soldiers of King Philip's War (1675-1677) Part of the New England Historical Book Project
Men and Officers who served in King Philips War The Indian War of 1675-1677
Roster of the Officers of the Army of the United Colonies Officers in King Philip's War — from Letters and Rosters
Turner's Falls Massacre (1676) Of 150 Englishmen, at least 40 were killed on the retreat. Some were separated from the main body and had to find their way alone; a few were successful but others never returned.
Battle of Bloody Brook (1675) Of the 80 soldiers, only 7 or 8 escaped; none of the Deerfield men survived.
   
Revolutionary War
American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge Download this ebook at no cost
Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants Database at Library of Virginia Fully-searchable index to the documents used to verify dates and length of service of officers, soldiers, and sailors in a Virginia or Continental unit during the Revolutionary War. Accumulated service was used to determine the amount of bounty land awarded to each individual. Document images are available online.
British, German, and Loyalist Officers in the American Revolution The names of over 2,500 men who served the British cause during the American Revolution
American Revolutionary War Soldiers & Their Descendants Names of thousands of soldiers, each associated with the email address of a researcher that can provide background information
Valley Forge Muster Roll 30,000 plus men served at the Valley Forge Encampment under General George Washington during the period of Dec 1777 to Jun 1778
American Prisoners of the Revolution Free online edition of this book by Danske Dandridge published about 1910. Includes the names of 8,000 men.
1840 U.S. Census of Pensioners Revolutionary War or Military Service. Includes names, ages, and place of residence.
Southern Campaign Revolutionary War Pension Statements Contains 6500+ Transcriptions as of Sep 2009
Pensioners of Revolutionary War - Struck Off the Roll List of the names of pensioners, under the act of 18th of March, 1818, whose names were struck off the list by act of 1st May, 1820, and subsequently restored (5,417 pensioners)
Index to Loyalist Muster Rolls Representative sampling of the muster rolls that exist for 28 American and Canadian regiments
Prince of Wales American Volunteers in the Revolutionary War Assembled in 1776, the Prince of Wales American Volunteers departed New York, in September 1783 at the demise of the war, their destination being the Saint John River. They were disbanded in October 1783 and set out to begin their lives a new in the wilds of Nova Scotia (modern New Brunswick).
La FayetteGenWeb Database of French soldiers who fought in the U.S. Revolutionary War. Web site in French language.
   
Revolutionary War Military Roster Natchitoches Militia 1780 Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
Tennesseans of the Revolutionary War Records and Histories of Soldiers who Lived or Fought in Tennessee
Virginia Revolutionary War Land Office Military Certificates Searchable index to military certificates issued by the Virginia Land Office to soldiers and sailors entitled to receive bounty land for their Revolutionary War service
War Bounty Warrants Database at the Library of Virginia Searchable index to the documents used to verify dates and length of service of officers, soldiers, and sailors in a Virginia or Continental unit during the Revolutionary War.
Revolutionary War Public Service Claims Searchable index to documents relating to claims for compensation made by Virginia citizens for materials, supplies, and services provided to the Virginia militia or Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. These consist of certificates, court booklets and lists, and commissioner's books, and are available on microfilm.
Battle at Blue Licks, KY List of Battle Participants. Source: "Daniel Boone and the Defeat at Blue Licks"
   
War of 1812
Muster Roll of the Brig "GENERAL ARMSTRONG," 1814 Source: The National Genealogical Society Quarterly April 1915 Vol. VI No 1
Index of Claims Index of Awards On Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812
Cemetery, Aero Road, Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York Names of the United States soldiers (from 16 states) buried in the old Military Cemetery
American Prisoners of War who died at the British Interment Camp at Halifax, Nova Scotia Extracted from records of the British Admiralty by Michele Hovey Raymond
British 41st Regiment of Foot Deserters and/or settlers in North America (1812-1814)
Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Source: Naval Register, printed by Order of the Secretary of the Navy, 1 August 1815
American POWs Buried at Dartmoor Prison, Devon, England 1813-1815 During the War of 1812 many American prisoners were confined there, and their brutal mistreatment was investigated after the war by an Anglo-American commission that awarded compensation to the families of those who had died there.
1840 Census of Pensioners - War of 1812 or Military Service Includes names, ages, and place of residence
Index of Claims of the New York Soldiers From New Adjutant General's Office, Albany, 1880
War of 1812 - Roster of Ohio Soldiers Ohio supplied 1,759 Officers and 24,521 enlisted men
   
   
War with Mexico
Roll of Honor U.S. Battle Casualties, 1846-1848
Aztec Club of 1847 Database Currently the most complete record of American officers' service
Names of the survivors of Col. Stevenson's regiment His regiment sailed from the city of New York in the fall of '46, and arrived in California, March 6, 1847. Source: "The Argonauts of California" by C. W. Haskins, 1890.
Names of the 189 Men Who Fought & Died at The Seige of the Alamo Those men were born in twenty different United States and seven different countries
Mexican Border Campaign Veterans' Card File (Pennsylvania) These cards, bearing the title "Mexican Emergency, Call of President, June 18, 1916," contain the following information about veterans: name and rank, regiment and company, age and place of birth, a physical description (height, complexion, hair and eye color), date of commission or enlistment into service, home station and date of rendezvous, and date of acceptance into United States service. Additional remarks may indicate the date that the soldier's enlistment was to expire and the name and address of a person to be contacted in case of an emergency.
Surviving "Widows of 1812" in 1922 Forty-nine widows of soldiers who fought in the War of 1812 were still alive on Memorial Day 1922
   
Civil War
History of Antietam National Cemetery Union soldiers buried in the Antietam National Cemetery in Sharpsburg, Maryland, as of 1867
Civil War Confederate Soldiers killed at Antietam This 1869 list documents the names, regiments and location of those Confederates buried where they fell after the battles in the Maryland campaign of the Civil War.
CW Soldier Search The CWSS database currently contains over 6 million soldier names from 44 states and territories
Fort McHenry Prison Records Confederate Soldiers
Delaware Civil War Records Scanned images of muster-in rolls, list of enlistees in colored regiment, descriptive list of deserters, promotions, list of killed and wounded, list of paroled union prisoners, and more
Delaware Roster of Union Soldiers Bits of Blue and Gray: Soldiers with Delaware Connections and Others
Petersburg Cemetery Records From the Petersburg Poplar Grove Cemetery burial register
Andersonville Prison Records Union Soldiers
Medal of Honor Recipients National Parks Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Union and Confederate POWs Infantry, cavalry and artillery rosters, histories, biographies, draft, journals, letters, medal of honor recipients, POWs, and pensions of Pennsylvania's military ancestors
Burials in Woodlawn National Cemetery from the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp
Sons of Union Veterans National Graves Registration Database
Civil War Rosters — Indexed by State Directory of Civil War Rosters/Muster Rolls found on the Internet
Members of Quantrill's Guerillas Hundreds of names with sources
Generals' Burials Listing From the U.S. Civil War Center
Confederate Officers Photograph Album
Names of Interred at Pt. Lookout Cemetery Those who perished at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates from 1863 to 1865 in the state of Maryland
Elmira Prison Camp OnLine Library Submitted Information: Confederate Index
Alexandria, Virginia National Cemetery Index to 3600 Federal burials
Complete index to all Virginia Confederate Soldiers and Widow Pension Applications Library of Virginia Digital Library — Military History
Chattanooga National Cemetery (Tennessee) Database of the U.S. Civil War Center
Confederate Prisoners of War Died at Rock Island, Illinois
Confederates at Pecan Grove Cemetery, TX
Passenger List of the Civil War's 1865 Sultana Tragedy
Muster Roll of the Crew of the U.S. Steamer "Florida" For 1 October 1863
Confederate Soldiers Buried in Our Soldiers Cemetery Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia
Field Officers and Staff, 1st Cherokee Mounted Riflemen, Confederated States of America, Indian Nation
Civil War Veterans Buried at Hillside Cemetery, Middletown, New York
Ellet's Ram Fleet and the Mississippi Marine Brigade A brief history and roster of these little-known units which saw action on the western rivers.
Confederate Veteran Magazine 1893-1932 Index Personal names of Confederate soldiers in the Confederate Veteran Magazine between 1893 and 1932
Union Civil War soldiers buried at the Florence National Cemetery (SC) Soldiers who died while imprisoned at the Florence Stockade
Complete Descriptive Muster Roll of the Crew of the U.S.S. "Brooklyn" For 31 December 1864
Complete Descriptive Muster Roll of the Crew of the "U.S.S. Minnesota" For 1 January 1865
Asians in the Civil War
Os Confederados—Confederate Veterans in Brazil Confederate veterans who emigrated to Brazil following the Civil War
Canadians in the American Civil War 3,422 military men who were either born in, residing in or enlisted from what is now Canada
Canadians in the Civil War Indexed alphabetically
Civil War Veterans Buried in Canada
Civil War Veterans Buried in Australia
Union Navy Deaths during the War Details from the Daily National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C., 1863-1864
Confederate States Navy Deaths during the War
Beers Atlas Soldiers List — NY 16th Light Artillery Beers Atlas Soldiers List — NYVLA 16th
United States Navy in the Civil War Currently provides information on over 25,000 of the estimated 118-137,000 who served
Coffee-Pike County Alabama Archives Military Records Partisan Rangers Civil War — Rosters 53rd AL County
Etowah County Alabama Archives Military Records Some Civil War Soldiers from Etowah County
Lowndes Alabama Rangers, aka Fagg's Rangers, later Co. H, Wood's Regiment, Alabama Cavalry Information added by Carolyn Golowka at the end of the file gives some information on some members of this unit.
Talladega, Alabama Civil War Rosters List of Civil War Soldiers Residing in Monroe County, Iowa Who Enlisted from Other Localities
Lee County AL — Archives Military Records Some Civil War Soldiers from Lee County
Winston County Alabama — Archives Military Records Civil War Soldiers Buried Winston County Alabama
1907 Confederate Soldiers Census, Winston. Alabama Contains most of the 1907-1921 Winston County pension index.
Ohio Civil War Roster Nearly 400,000 soldiers' names
Angelina County, Texas Company D, 7th Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers (Confederate) Eighty men on this roll
Chambers County in the Confederacy Letters and documents
Colorado County Confederate Soldiers 519 Colorado County men identified as Confederate soldiers, along with their highest rank each is known to have achieved (in parenthesis), their occupations and ages as given on the 1860 census, and a summary of their military careers
16th Texas Infantry Muster Roll Ten companies
Union Prisoners at Richmond Source: The New York Times; Published September 25, 1861
 
1900 Military Census
1900 U.S. Military and Naval Federal Census Navymen who served prior to 1900
Civil War : First Independent Battery, New York Light Names, rank in, and rank out.
Surviving Civil War Veterans and Widows, Pembina County, North Dakota, 1890 Data transcribed by Garnett J. Zsedeny from the 1890 Census Special Civil War Schedules enumerating union veterans and widows, Film# M123-59.
Texas Confederate Indigent Families Lists (1863-1865) Only an index of names appears at this site. Linda Mearse has transcribed the records on file in the State Archives in her book, Confederate Indigent Families Lists of Texas 1863-1865
Burleson County, Texas and The Civil War Find your Burleson County ancestor who fought in the Civil War no matter which side.
List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Pensioners from Hennepin County, Minnesota
   
World War I
World War I Honor Roll Database of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Includes 33,714 names of those buried at the Commission's cemeteries, those Missing in Action, and those buried or lost at sea.
WWI Aces of the United States Honoring WWI pilots designated "Ace". Biographies, medals and decorations, photos, etc.
Regular Army Negro Officers before World War II
   
World War II
World War II Army Enlistment Records 1938-1946 Approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the U.S. Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. Includes a majority of the enlistments in the U.S. Army during World War II.
World War II Registry Any American who participated in the war effort. Search for currently enrolled honorees, or enroll a family member or friend. Any U.S. citizen who helped win the war, whether a veteran or someone on the home front, is eligible for the Registry. Names in the Registry will be forever linked to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Civilian and Military Personnel Killed in Pearl Harbour Attack on 7 December 1941 Comprehensive list of names
World War II database of the American Battle Monuments Commission Includes 176,399 names of those buried at Commission's cemeteries, missing in action, and those buried or lost at sea
World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing U.S. Army and U.S. Army Air Forces Personnel (Images Online, too)
Summary of World War II Casualties from U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard Personnel Indexed by State (Images Online, too)
12th Air Force — 62nd Troop Carrier Group: Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster Recipients 16 July 1943
WWII roster — U.S.S. Bosque (APA-135) 49 officers and 457 crew members
Record of Deceased POWs in Japan during World War II Mostly American, Commonwealth, and Dutch casualties
   
Korean War
Korean War American Casualty File Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, created, 1950-1970, documenting the period 2/13/1950 - 12/31/1953
Korean War Databases Killed in Action, Missing in Action, and the Remembrance Family and Friends database
Korean Honor Roll From the American Battle Monuments Commission
Korean War Casualties — U.S. Military Personnel, 1950-1957 Official list of 33,627 U.S. military personnel who died from hostile actions during the Korean Conflict
Korean War Memorial For Kentucky Soldiers Kentucky, Korean War Deaths
   
Vietnam War
Colorado Vietnam War Casualties Colorado State Archives, Vietnam War Casualties June - December 1966 & January - December 1968
Footnote: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Every-name searchable image of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the "Wall," in Washington, D.C.
Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam Conflict Records of U.S. military officers and soldiers who died, or who were missing in action, or prisoners of war in the Southeast Asian combat area during the Vietnamese Conflict, including Cambodia, China, Laos, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Thailand.
Vietnam-Era POW and MIA Database Includes 134,311 records
FoundDogTags.com In order to return dog tags found from the Vietnam War to their respective families
State Level Casualty Lists State-Level Casualty Lists for the Vietnam War, sorted alphabetically by last name
   
Miscellaneous Databases
Victims of the Gander Newfoundland Plane Crash, 12 December 1985 On Thursday, 12 December 1985, the chartered DC-8 plane carrying 248 members of the 101st Airborne Division of Fort Campbell, Kentucky and 8 crew members returning home for Christmas from peace keeping duties in the Middle East, crashed during takeoff in Gander, Newfoundland
Rough Riders Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt
The Spanish American War Centennial Website The Spanish American War Centennial Website

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