Mexican War Service Records - Mississippi record example

Mexican War Service Records - Mississippi

Records: 3,258 · Complete: 100%

Compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, and unit. The records contain card abstracts created from original muster rolls, payrolls, hospital rolls, and other regimental information. They also contain images of original documents pertaining to a particular soldier. Some single documents are cross-references for soldiers who appear in the records under more than one spelling.

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Source Information

"Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served During the Mexican War in Organizations From the State of Mississippi" database with images Fold3 ( accessed October 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Mexican War Service Records - Mississippi
Total Records
3,258 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
18 Aug 2011
Last Updated
22 Aug 2011
NARA M863. Compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the Mexican War in organizations from Mississippi.