Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811

Records: 20,818 · Complete: 99%

The compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier with card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, payrolls, receipt rolls, returns, and lists. Unit information precedes the records of the soldiers within each unit. The unit cards typically include information on when, where, and under whom the unit operated.

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Fold3, Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 (/title/788/service-records-of-volunteers-1784-1811 :accessed October 25, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811
Total Records
Records: 20,818 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
January 12, 2012
Last Updated
June 22, 2015
NARA M905. Compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served between the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.