US Civil War

over 43 million records


Naval Records from 1775-1910. Documents accumulated from naval officers while in command of squadrons or single vessels.
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NARA M233. Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914.
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Registers of officers who served in the U.S. Army, 1798-1969 (scattered dates).
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NARA M520. Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-63.
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NARA T252. Brady coordinated a team of photographers to document the Civil War, resulting in over 5,600 portraits, landscapes, and battle scenes.
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Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
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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.
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NARA M1659. These are records of one of the first black Union regiments formed in the Civil War.
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Images and descriptions of Union and Confederate Civil War artifacts, organized when available by the name of the soldier associated with the item.
Maps, charts, and atlases depicting battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
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View images of original documents representing some of the most historic milestones in U.S. Civil War history.
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NARA T289. Pension applications for service in the US Army between 1861 and 1900, grouped according to the units in which the veterans served.
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Photographs taken primarily by Mathew B. Brady and his team of photographers during the Civil War.
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NARA M374. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Confederate soldiers belonging to units from the State of Alabama.
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NARA M382. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Confederate soldiers belonging to units from the State of Virginia.
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NARA M533. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of California.
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NARA M534. Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the Territory of Colorado.
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M535. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Connecticut.
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NARA M539. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Illinois.
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NARA M540. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Indiana.
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