Source:United States. Old War Index to Pension Files, 1815-1926

Source Old war index to pension files, 1815-1926
Author United States. Veterans Administration
Place United States
Year range 1815 - 1926
Subject Military records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher National Archives. Central Plains Region
Date issued 1959
Place issued Washington, District of Columbia
United States. Veterans Administration. Old war index to pension files, 1815-1926. (Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, 1959).
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Source Notes

"Each card shows the name of a veteran; the name and class of dependent, if any; the service unit; the application, file, and certificate number; and the state from which the claim was filed"--Military service records: a select catalog of national Archives microfilm publications, p. 258.

"This microfilm publication reproduces a card index to the 'Old Wars' series of pension files, 1815-1926. These files relate chiefly to claims based on death or disability incurred in service in the Regular Army, Navy, or Marine Corps between the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783 and the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861"--Military service records: a select catalog of National Archives microfilm publications, p. 258.

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FHL film numbers

  • 821603
  • 821604
  • 821605
  • 821606
  • 821607
  • 821608
  • 821609