Spanish-American War Service Record Index record example

    Spanish-American War Service Record Index

    Records: 301,858Complete: 100%

    Each index card gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served. (There are cross-references for names that appeared in the records under more than one spelling and for service in more than one unit or organization.) The index directs you to the full compiled service records of the soldier listed and can be requested from NARA. Full CMSRs for soldiers in the Florida infantry (M1087) are on Fold3.

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    Source Information

    "General Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served During the War with Spain" database with images Fold3 ( accessed November 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Spanish-American War Service Record Index
    Total Records
    301,858Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    Record Group
    Published on Fold3
    24 Aug 2013
    Last Updated
    05 Oct 2013
    NARA M871. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer soldiers in the Spanish-American War, arranged alphabetically by state or territory.