War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815 record example

War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815

Records: 90,794 · Complete: 100%

The application files indexed in this collection relate to claims of military service between 1812 and 1815. Most of the applications were filed as a result of acts instated in 1871 and 1878. These acts made it possible for veterans and their survivors to receive pensions based on service alone. Earlier acts provided pensions only for service related deaths or disabilities.

Source Information

"War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/1017/war-of-1812-pension-application-files-index-1812-1815: accessed January 24, 2021)

Publication Title
War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
Total Records
90,794 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M313
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
16 Aug 2018
Last Updated
16 Aug 2018
Description
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