Pension Numerical Index record example

Pension Numerical Index

Records: 5,757,270 · Complete: 100%

This index complements the Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index (T289), as well as other pension indexes and files, in assisting researchers in locating pension file numbers and names of Army and Navy personnel, as well as widows' pensions (marked with a w) on the card. It is a superb cross-referencing tool when deciphering illegible or missing numbers within other indexes. Both certificate numbers and application numbers are included.

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Source Information

"Numerical Index to Pensions, 1860-1934" database with images Fold3 ( accessed April 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Pension Numerical Index
Total Records
5,757,270 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
04 Apr 2013
Last Updated
07 Oct 2019
NARA A1158. Pensions indexed by number for Army or Navy service in the Civil War and later, 1860-1934.