Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 record example

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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"Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served From 1784-1811" database with images Fold3 ( accessed March 5, 2021)

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