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When would my ancestor have bben recoreded in a federal military record?

Your ancestor will probably appear ina military record if he:

  • Served ina state volunteer unite that was mustered into federal service during wartime.  Most men who served in wars before 1900 enlisted in state volunteer units.
  • Enlisted in the regular U.S. military forces during wartime

Do a Place Search in the state and /or county that your ancestor was from and choose “military records” under topics in the Family History Library Catalog at www.FamilySearch.org


 

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