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Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914
NARA M233. Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914.
Army Registers, 1798-1969
Registers of officers who served in the U.S. Army, 1798-1969 (scattered dates).
Board of Commissioners - Emancipation of Slaves in DC
NARA M520. Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-63.
Brady Civil War Photos FREE
NARA T252. Brady coordinated a team of photographers to document the Civil War, resulting in over 5,600 portraits, landscapes, and battle scenes.
Census - US Federal 1860
NARA M653. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860 population schedules.
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records
NARA M1659. These are records of one of the first black Union regiments formed in the Civil War.
Civil War Horse Soldier Artifacts Collection FREE
Images and descriptions of Union and Confederate Civil War artifacts, organized when available by the name of the soldier associated with the item.
Civil War Milestone Documents FREE
View images of original documents representing some of the most historic milestones in U.S. Civil War history.
Civil War "Widows' Pensions"
Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
Civil War Pensions Index
NARA T289. Pension applications for service in the US Army between 1861 and 1900, grouped according to the units in which the veterans served.
Civil War Maps FREE
Maps, charts, and atlases depicting battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies
NARA M275. The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, was compiled and published by the Department of the Navy, 1894-1922.
Civil War Photos FREE
Photographs taken primarily by Mathew B. Brady and his team of photographers during the Civil War.
Civil War Service Records
Compiled service records for the Civil War include each soldier's name, rank, details about his service, and often a physical description.
Civil War Subversion Investigations
NARA M797. Case files of the "Turner-Baker papers," relating to investigations of subversive activities in the Civil War.
Confederate Amnesty Papers FREE
NARA M1003. Applications for pardon submitted to President Andrew Johnson by former Confederates excluded from earlier amnesty proclamations.
Confederate Casualty Reports
NARA M836. Lists of killed, wounded, and missing soldiers, together with narrative reports of the action, submitted after battles.
Confederate Citizens File FREE
NARA M346. Known as the "Citizens File," these original records pertain to goods furnished or services rendered to the Confederate government by private individuals or business firms.
Confederate Navy Subject File
NARA M1091. Records from the Confederate Navy during the Civil War, organized by subjects ranging from ships to prisoners of war.
Court Slave Records for DC
NARA M433. Records of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Relating to Slaves, 1851-63, including emancipation and manumission papers.
Custer's Court Martial FREE
NARA T1103. This 352-page publication contains documents relating to the 1867 court martial of George Armstrong Custer at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Final Statements, 1862-1899
Final statements of deceased soldiers of the U.S. Infantry during and after the Civil War. Digitized from NARA textual records.
Foreign Burial of American War Dead FREE
Records of American soldiers and sailors buried abroad, dating back to the earliest wars and military conflicts in U.S. history.
General Orders of Confederate War Dept
NARA M901. Four volumes of general orders and numbered circulars issued by the Confederate War Department, with name and subject index.
Heitman's Register and Dictionary of the US Army FREE
Alphabetical lists of officers who served in the United States Army from 1789 to 1903, with supporting charts, tables, and military history.
Indian Wars Service Record Index
NARA M629. Index to compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the Indian wars and disturbances from 1815 to 1858.
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870
NARA M619. Letters received by the Adjutant General's Office, 1860-70, during and after the Civil War period.
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880
NARA M666. Unbound letters, with their enclosures, received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880.
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870
NARA M1064. Letters and their enclosures received by the Commission Branch of the Adjutant General's Office, 1863-70.
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1874-1894
NARA M1395. Letters Received by the Appointment Commission and Personal (ACP) Branch, within the Adjutant General's Office, 1871-1894 (Record Group 94).
Letters Received by the Secretary of Navy ("Captains' Letters")
NARA M125. "Captains' Letters" are from 413 bound volumes of letters received by the Secretary of the Navy from captains, 1805-61 and 1866-85.
Lincoln Assassination Papers FREE
NARA M599. Reports, correspondence, and testimony of persons connected with the Lincoln assassination trial. Also exhibits, court martial proceedings, and contemporary issues of the Daily National Intelligencer.
Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013 FREE
Medal of Honor recipients, published in two volumes, 1863-1978 and 1979-2013.
Naval Enlistment Weekly Returns, 1855-1891
NARA M1953. U.S. Navy enlistment records during the Civil War, including 6 years prior and 26 years after the war.
Navy and Marine Corps Officer Registers
Annually published lists of officers and warrant officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Navy and Marine Corps Officers, 1775-1900 FREE
Callahan's List of Navy and Marine Corps Officers is a register of officers who served in the United States Navy and Marine Corps between 1775 and 1900.
Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941
These reports document casualties of Navy personnel, whether by enemy action, accident, imprisonment, or disease. Deaths in both wartime and peacetime are covered.
Navy Survivors' Certificates
NARA M1469. These files document the name, age, residence, date and place of birth of Navy veterans submitted between 1861 and 1910.
Navy Survivors' Originals (Disapproved)
NARA M1408. Disapproved pension application files of U.S. Navy veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
Navy Widows' Certificates
NARA M1279. Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of U.S. Navy veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
Navy Widows' Originals (Disapproved)
NARA M1274. Disapproved pension applications of widows and other dependents of U.S. Navy veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts
Abstracts from original muster rolls for New York State infantry units involved in the Civil War.
New York Civil War Regiment Lists
Published lists of commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates organized in New York during the U.S. Civil War.
New York State Adjutant General Reports, 1846-1995 FREE
Annual reports submitted to the New York State Legislature, 1846-1995, by the Adjutant General of the NY National Guard.
New York State Military Museum Photos (Civil War - Vietnam War) FREE
Over a thousand photographs of men and their regiments serving from New York, mostly in the Civil War area, but in later conflicts, too.
Pension Numerical Index
NARA A1158. Pensions indexed by number for Army or Navy service in the Civil War and later, 1860-1934.
Rendezvous Reports Index - Civil War
NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Sultana Disaster, April 1865 FREE
NARA M1878. Records relating to the April 27, 1865, explosion of the steamer "Sultana," including lists of those aboard the ship.
Union Citizens File
NARA M345. Documents relating to civilians who came into contact with the Army during the Civil War, including deserters, thieves, and spies.