New York in the War of 1812Edit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 05:24, 27 May 2012 by MarkhamMJ (Talk | contribs)

United States  go to  War of 1812  go to  New York Military  go to  New York in the War of 1812

Attack on Fort Oswego, New York, May 1814



During the War of 1812, New York supplied 63,790 infantry men, 2,415 cavalry men, 8,830 artillery men, and 2,861 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 77,896 men.[1]

Service Records

  • Fredriksen, John C. Officers of the War of 1812 with Portraits and Anecedotes: the United States Army Left Division Gallery of Honor. (Lewiston, New York 1989). 173 pages. FHL book 973 M2fre

Pension Records

State Records

  • National Archives and Record Office. Prize and Related records for the War of 1812 of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 1812-1816: National Archives microfilm publications pamphlet describing M928 (Washington District of Columbia: Nationa Archives and Records Service c1973) pages 11 FHL Book 973 J53


The Battle of Plattsburgh : what historians say about it. (Ann Arbor, Michigan 1987) 1 Microfiche

The centenary of the Battle of Plattsburg ... : at Plattsburg, N.Y., September 6 to 11, 1914 (Ann Arbor, Michigan 1987) pages 90-96


  • Guernsey, R.S. Chronicles of greater New York City during the War of 1812-1815 FHL Film 1486497
  • Haen, Virginia John Grant, War of 1812 (Salt Lake City, Utah, Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah 1992) John Grant enlisted in New York and ended up in Wisconsin where he applied for a pension.  1 Microfilm Reel  FHL Film 1838581 Item 3
  • Everest, Allan S. The War of 1812 in the Champlain Valley. (Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 1981). This book presents the impact of the War of 1812 upon the people and governments of Lower Canada, Vermont, and New York. 239 pages. FHL book 973 H2ea

Cemetery Records

  • War of 1812 Cemetery Committee, Town of Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York. War of 1812 Cemetery, lists 205 soldiers buried buried between 4 August 1814 and 16 July 1815. It gives regiment, name, commanding officer's name, cause of death, date entered hospital, date died.

Other Sources


  1. Wesley Potter Kremer. 100 Great Battles of the Rebellion;...Also, All the Battles of the Revolution, War of 1812-5, Mexican War, Indian Battles, American-Spanish War, and Naval Battles. (Hoboken, N.J.: s.n., 1906), p. 326. Internet Archive.


Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).