Spanish-American War Service Record Index record example

Spanish-American War Service Record Index

Records: 301,858 · Complete: 100%

Each index card gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served. (There are cross-references for names that appeared in the records under more than one spelling and for service in more than one unit or organization.) The index directs you to the full compiled service records of the soldier listed and can be requested from NARA. Full CMSRs for soldiers in the Florida infantry (M1087) are on Fold3.

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Source Information

"General Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served During the War with Spain" database with images Fold3 ( accessed November 27, 2021)

Publication Title
Spanish-American War Service Record Index
Total Records
301,858 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
24 Aug 2013
Last Updated
05 Oct 2013
NARA M871. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer soldiers in the Spanish-American War, arranged alphabetically by state or territory.