Civil War Records #usa
The National Archives and Records Administration holds both military
and pension records for Union Civil War participants. See their web site at
for instructions on how to order files.
This is a worthwhile thing to do. The files, particularly the pension files,
often contain a wealth of historical and personal information concerning the
Also note that the database of Jewish Civil War participants at
is incomplete. Ancestry has two other databases of interest; one of Civil War
Military Records and the other of Civil War Pension Records.
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