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The pension law governing claims based on death or disability from military service was passed on 14 July Later pension laws were based on length of service and disability not necessarily incurred in the service. Beginning in women who were employed as nurses by the government were also eligible for pensions. An index to all Union pension records can now be accessed at Fold3. This database includes images of the original records. For additional information and sources see Union Pension Records.
See Union Prisoner of War Records. Service records generally give the time and place of enlistment, time served in a particular unit, and date of discharge. Some records also include battles fought and any exemplary service. Usually, if the soldier died in service, this will be included in the service record. For additional information see Union Service Records.
Many state volunteer regiments had published histories. The histories have biographical data on officers and unit rosters of members, and they often provide clues to the town or county where the soldiers were living when they enlisted. See Union unit histories for sources and more information.. It reached its largest membership in the s with about , members. This organization was formed on April 6, in Decatur, Illinois.
Its origins was that of a benevolent society for Union Civil War veterans but it became a powerful vetrans' organization and membership was open to honorably discharged Union soldiers, sailors, or marines. By there were 6, posts nationwide with almost half a million members.
Read more about them at Carnegie Carnegie. This society was organized by officers of the Union Army in They are described in:. Additional Confederate records are at state archives and historical societies. Confederate Research Center P. Box Hillsboro, TX Telephone: , ext. When Andrew Johnson pardoned Confederates on May 29, , at the end of the Civil War, some had to apply for pardons because they were not granted amnesty in the proclamation issued. The records associated with the pardon applications are commonly referred to as the Amnesty Papers. The "Confederate Casualty Reports" are lists of casualties together with narrative reports of the action submitted to the Confederate War Department by units of the Confederate Army.
The reports contain information on Confederate soldiers killed, wounded, and missing. For more information see Confederate Casualty Records. About , Confederate soldiers died in the war. Most died of disease, but others were killed during battle or died in prison camps or hospitals. For information on where these soldiers may be buried see Confederate Cemetery Records. Federal and state censuses recorded specific information on Confederate soldiers for more information see Confederate Census Records. This is a useful resource for documenting ancestors who lived in the Confederate States of America or slave owners.
See Confederate Citizens File for more information. Pensions were granted to Confederate veterans, widows, and orphans by the former Confederate states. In addition, some have links to images of the records. The Family History Library has an excellent collection of available Confederate pension records. For further information see Confederate Pension Records.
There is a microfilm set of Microfilm reels of volumes naming Confederate-held prisoners. See Confederate Prisoner of War Records.
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The compiled service records for Confederate soldiers have been indexed and microfilmed.