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Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War Records Websites

Civil War

Civil War Records Websites

  • Civil War Collection's huge Civil War collection includes soldier profiles, draft registrations, pension indexes, POW cords, service records, headstones and much more.

  • Civil War Records
    Fold3 has worked with the National Archives to put online over 30 millon Civil War records of Union and Confederate soldiers.

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
    National Park Service database of the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Also includes histories of regiments, lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records.

  • United States Civil War Soldiers Index
    The National Park database at the Mormon genealogy web site. Although it is the same database as the NPS above, it has a different search engine with different filters, therefore it may be possible to find soldiers not found in the NPS database.

Civil War Soldiers in the Census

  • Federal census
    The 1840, 1890, and 1910 census lists veterans and pensioners. Available at

  • 1890 Military Census
    Family Search 1890 census lists Civil War survivors and widows. Available at the Mormon genealogy site.

Pension Records

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll
    List of Pensioners on the Roll, 1883 at

  • Pension Records
    Civil War pension Records are indexed images of the Bureau of Pensions and Veterans Administration cards used to record the payment of pensions to veterans, their widows or dependents available at the Mormon Genealogy site, FamilySearch

Prisoners of War


Spanish American War

  • US Spanish American War Rosters
    Exclusive Ancestor Search of Spanish American

Great White Fleet

  • Great White Fleet
    Names of over 14,000 sailors who sailed with the Great White Fleet - a peacetime goodwill tour of the U. S. Battle Fleet sent by President Teddy Roosevelt that sailed around the world from 1907 until 1909.