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//title/57/civil-war-pensions-index: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Pensions Index
Total Records
2,987,384 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.