Revolutionary War Pensions

Records: 10,237,533 · Complete: 99%

The records in this collection include entire pension files for soldiers and sailors who served in the Revolutionary War. Unlike selected records, which were typically chosen subjectively for genealogical content, these records reveal more details about each veteran's history and service, as well as more information about his family, state of health, and life after the war.

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Fold3, Revolutionary War Pensions (/title/467/revolutionary-war-pensions :accessed November 26, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Revolutionary War Pensions
Total Records
Records: 10,237,533 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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Published on Fold3
May 14, 2007
Last Updated
January 3, 2008
NARA M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files.