Tag: Pension Files
Stories From Our Holdings: Irish Researchers Study Civil War Records from the NARA/Fold3 Collaboration
Through the holdings of the National Archives are a myriad of stories that are ready to be told, from struggle and misfortune to triumph and perseverance. In this “Stories From Our Holdings” series, we will endeavor to highlight works that have been created utilizing the tens of millions of our primary source documents, photographs, and […]
Posted by Larry Shockley on January 26, 2015, under Digitization, Online Research, Research, Stories From Our Holdings.
June 18, 2012–the anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war against Great Britain–marked the official start of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. To help celebrate that anniversary and bring attention to one of America’s lesser known conflicts, let’s take a look at some of the records of that war, starting with an essential […]
Posted by John on July 6, 2012, under Digitization, Family Tree Fridays, Genealogy / Family History, Online Research, Research, Veterans / Military.
The following is a guest blog from Diane Dimkoff, director of the Customer Services Division. Most Union Army soldiers, their widows, or minor children applied for a pension. In rare cases, a dependent father or mother applied for a pension. The pension application file will often contain a statement of service prepared by the Adjutant […]
Posted by Rebecca on May 14, 2010, under DC-area Researchers, Genealogy / Family History, Online Research, Research, Veterans / Military.
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