US Civil War

    over 57 million records


    Area File of the Naval Records Collection, 1775-1910
    Naval Records from 1775-1910. Documents accumulated from naval officers while in command of squadrons or single vessels.
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    Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914
    NARA M233. Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914.
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    US Army Military Registers, 1798-1969
    Registers of officers who served in the U.S. Army, 1798-1969 (scattered dates).
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    Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-63
    NARA M520. Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-63.
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    Mathew B Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs
    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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    Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861 - ca. 1910
    Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.
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    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
    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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    Records of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment (Colored), 1863-1865
    NARA M1659. These are records of one of the first black Union regiments formed in the Civil War.
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    Civil War History Books
    Contributed Civil War history books from Fold3 subscribers or public domain books containing published history from the US Civil War.
    The Horse Soldier Civil War Collection of Military Artifacts
    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 Maps, 1861-1865
    Maps, charts, and atlases depicting battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
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    Civil War Milestone Documents
    View images of original documents representing some of the most historic milestones in U.S. Civil War history.
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    Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900.
    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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    U.S. Civil War Photos, 1860-1865
    Photographs taken primarily by Mathew B. Brady and his team of photographers during the Civil War.
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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Alabama
    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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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Virginia
    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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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of California
    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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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the Territory of Colorado
    NARA M534. Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the Territory of Colorado.
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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Connecticut
    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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    Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Illinois
    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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