Civil War Pensions Index record example

    Civil War Pensions Index

    Records: 2,987,384 · Complete: 99%

    This publication contains index cards for pension applications of veterans who served in the U.S. Army between 1861 and 1900, including wars other than the Civil War. Records are sorted by units within regiments from each state in the Union. Find a soldier by searching on his name or browse by regiment. Learn about his term of service, and use the information to request his pension record. Unique to this series of records are death dates and locations for many of the veterans who died after the war.

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    Example Records

    Wyatt Earp's Older Brother in the Civil War Pension Index
    Wyatt Earp's Older Brother in the Civil War Pension Index
    President James Garfield's Pension Index Card
    President James Garfield's Pension Index Card
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    Source Information

    "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900." database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/57/civil-war-pensions-index: accessed May 24, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Pensions Index
    Total Records
    2,987,384 · Complete: 99%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    T289
    Record Group
    15
    Published on Fold3
    23 Sep 2006
    Last Updated
    17 Jun 2015
    Description
    NARA T289. Pension applications for service in the US Army between 1861 and 1900, grouped according to the units in which the veterans served.