Researching Your Military
From The American Revolution
A listing of great sources on the
- This is the Fort Klock Society – with the most remarkable group of on-line
materials available on the American Revolutionary War period.
- Need a map... A rare map?? Take a look
at the University
of Georgia’s Hargett Rare
Map collection for wonderful maps of the colonial period.
- A combined effort to digitize the maps associated with the US Civil War. A remarkable resource.
- http://www.dmwv.org Descendants of Mexican War Veterans –
has a great overview of the War, as well research guide, and guide to both
printed and on-line rosters. True
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System – 6.3 million records used to
create this amazing database.
- Civil War Index – great site to access other sites with information
- http://www.suvcw.org – Sons
of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Ok I am biased, as a Camp
organizer, past Camp
member, this is my favorite lineage society – and the only one I can
qualify to be a member of! J For male descendants of a Union Veteran
– and yes Washington
has a camp!
- http://www.duvcw.org – Daughters
of Union Veterans of the Civil War – for the women
descendants. A great organization
with a state organization consisting of five chapters (tents).
- http://www.scv.org – for our Confederate
male cousins, the Sons of Confederate Veterans is a society with a state
presence. Yes, the SUVCW and the
SCV have worked together!
- http://www.hqudc.org – United Daughters
of the Confederacy is a society for women descendants of Confederate
veterans. They have an active
chapter in Washington centered in Seattle.
http://www.worldwar1.com/ - This is the
old TRENCHES site – rich in information on The Great War
www.ancestry.com – WWI Draft Registration
Cards – 26m registered. Many state
archives have a similar set of information
Select WWII and then you can research the 9m+ enlistment records; POW
records; etc. Summary of documents
– but good data