(US) Free Access To Fold3 Revolutionary War Records July 1-15th, 2018 #usa
Jan Meisels Allen
Fold3, a member of the Ancestry family of companies, is offering free access
to their Revolutionary War records >from July 1-July 15, 11:59PM ET.
(Check with time zone converter to convert time to your local time)
http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc). Their Revolutionary War
collection contains 22 collections with almost 5 million records.
Collections include Revolutionary War Rolls, Navy Casualty Reports
(1776-1941), Revolutionary War Service Records, Revolutionary War Prize
cases-captured vessels, Final payment vouchers Index for Military
1818-1864. You can search by name, date or topic. Go to:
https://go.fold3.com/revolutionary-war .You need register with you name,
address and password-no credit card information is required.
When you do your search and find your record, above the name and find/close
is an icon with "tools" Click on the icon which gives you the option to
download or print. If you chose "download" you have the option for the
entire page, entire file or selecting a region of the page. It will download
as a pdf.
Other free records that Fold3 offers everyday include: Constitutional
Convention records, Continental Congress Papers, George Washington
Correspondence and other archives >from the founding of the United
If you try to access collections other than the Revolutionary War
collection, of the ones offered free any day, or try to access the featured
collection after July 15 you will only be able to access the featured
collections using a paid Fold3 subscription.
I have no affiliation with Fold3 or Ancestry and am posting this solely for
the information of the reader.
Jan Meisels Allen, Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee