World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918

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*[[Image:Alabama flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Alabama Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Alabama]]  
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*[[Image:Alaska flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Alaska Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Alaska]]  
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*[[Image:Alaska flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Alaska Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Alaska]]  
*[[Image:Arizona flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Arizona Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Arizona]]  
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*[[Image:Arizona flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Arizona Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Arizona]]  
*[[Image:Arkansas flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Arkansas Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Arkansas]]  
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*[[Image:Arkansas flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Arkansas Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Arkansas]]  
*[[Image:California flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[California Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|California]]  
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*[[Image:California flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[California Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|California]]  
*[[Image:Colorado flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Colorado Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Colorado]]  
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*[[Image:Colorado flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Colorado Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Colorado]]  
*[[Image:Connecticut flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Connecticut Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Connecticut]]  
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*[[Image:Connecticut flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Connecticut Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Connecticut]]  
*[[Image:Delaware flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Delaware Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Delaware]]  
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*[[Image:Delaware flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Delaware Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Delaware]]  
*[[Image:District of Columbia flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[District of Columbia Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|District of Columbia]]  
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*[[Image:District of Columbia flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[District of Columbia Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|District of Columbia]]  
*[[Image:Florida flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Florida Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Florida]]  
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*[[Image:Florida flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Florida Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Florida]]  
*[[Image:Georgia flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Georgia Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Georgia]]  
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*[[Image:Georgia flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Georgia Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Georgia]]  
*[[Image:Hawaii flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Hawaii Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Hawaii]]  
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*[[Image:Hawaii flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Hawaii Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Hawaii]]  
*[[Image:Idaho flag.png|border|22x18px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Idaho Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Idaho]]  
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*[[Image:Idaho flag.png|border|22x18px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Idaho Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Idaho]]  
*[[Image:Illinois flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Illinois Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Illinois]]  
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*[[Image:Illinois flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Illinois Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Illinois]]  
*[[Image:Indiana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Indiana Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Indiana]]  
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*[[Image:Indiana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Indiana Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Indiana]]  
*[[Image:Iowa flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Iowa Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Iowa]]  
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*[[Image:Iowa flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Iowa Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Iowa]]  
*[[Image:Kansas flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Kansas Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Kansas]]
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*[[Image:Kentucky flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Kentucky Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Kentucky]]  
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*[[Image:Louisiana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Louisiana Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Louisiana]]  
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*[[Image:Louisiana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Louisiana Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Louisiana]]  
*[[Image:Maine flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Maine Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Maine]]  
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*[[Image:Maine flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Maine Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Maine]]  
*[[Image:Maryland flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Maryland Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Maryland]]  
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*[[Image:Maryland flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Maryland Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Maryland]]  
*[[Image:Massachusetts flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Massachusetts Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Massachusetts]]  
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*[[Image:Massachusetts flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Massachusetts Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Massachusetts]]  
*[[Image:Michigan flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Michigan Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Michigan]]  
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*[[Image:Michigan flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Michigan Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Michigan]]  
*[[Image:Minnesota flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Minnesota Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Minnesota]]  
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*[[Image:Minnesota flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Minnesota Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Minnesota]]  
*[[Image:Mississippi flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Mississippi Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Mississippi]]  
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*[[Image:Mississippi flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Mississippi Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Mississippi]]  
*[[Image:Missouri flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Missouri Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Missouri]]  
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*[[Image:Missouri flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Missouri Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Missouri]]  
*[[Image:Montana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Montana Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Montana]]  
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*[[Image:Montana flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Montana Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Montana]]  
*[[Image:Nebraska flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Nebraska Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Nebraska]]  
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*[[Image:Nebraska flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Nebraska Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Nebraska]]  
*[[Image:Nevada flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Nevada Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Nevada]]  
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*[[Image:Nevada flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Nevada Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Nevada]]  
*[[Image:New Hampshire flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Hampshire Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|New Hampshire]]  
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*[[Image:New Hampshire flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Hampshire Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|New Hampshire]]  
*[[Image:New Jersey flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Jersey Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|New Jersey]]  
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*[[Image:New Jersey flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Jersey Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|New Jersey]]  
*[[Image:New Mexico flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Mexico Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|New Mexico]]  
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*[[Image:New Mexico flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New Mexico Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|New Mexico]]  
*[[Image:New York flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New York Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|New York]]  
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*[[Image:New York flag.png|border|22x11px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[New York Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|New York]]  
*[[Image:North Carolina flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[North Carolina Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|North Carolina]]
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*[[Image:North Carolina flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[North Carolina Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|North Carolina]]
  
 
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*[[Image:North Dakota flag.png|border|22x17px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[North Dakota Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|North Dakota]]  
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*[[Image:North Dakota flag.png|border|22x17px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[North Dakota Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|North Dakota]]  
*[[Image:Ohio flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Ohio Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Ohio]]  
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*[[Image:Ohio flag.png|border|22x14px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Ohio Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Ohio]]  
*[[Image:Oklahoma flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Oklahoma Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Oklahoma]]  
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*[[Image:Oklahoma flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Oklahoma Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Oklahoma]]  
*[[Image:Oregon flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Oregon Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Oregon]]  
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*[[Image:Oregon flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Oregon Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Oregon]]  
*[[Image:Pennsylvania flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Pennsylvania Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Pennsylvania]]  
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*[[Image:Pennsylvania flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Pennsylvania Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Pennsylvania]]  
*[[Image:Rhode Island flag.png|border|21x20px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Rhode Island Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Rhode Island]]  
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*[[Image:Rhode Island flag.png|border|21x20px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Rhode Island Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Rhode Island]]  
*[[Image:South Carolina flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[South Carolina Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|South Carolina]]  
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*[[Image:South Carolina flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[South Carolina Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|South Carolina]]  
*[[Image:South Dakota flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[South Dakota Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|South Dakota]]  
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*[[Image:South Dakota flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[South Dakota Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|South Dakota]]  
*[[Image:Tennessee flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Tennessee Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Tennessee]]  
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*[[Image:Tennessee flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Tennessee Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Tennessee]]  
*[[Image:Texas flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Texas Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Texas]]  
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*[[Image:Texas flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Texas Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Texas]]  
*[[Image:Utah flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Utah Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Utah]]  
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*[[Image:Utah flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Utah Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Utah]]  
*[[Image:Vermont flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Vermont Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Vermont]]  
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*[[Image:Vermont flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Vermont Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Vermont]]  
*[[Image:Virginia flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Virginia Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Virginia]]  
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*[[Image:Virginia flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Virginia Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Virginia]]  
*[[Image:Washington flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Washington Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Washington]]  
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*[[Image:Washington flag.png|border|22x13px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Washington Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Washington]]  
*[[Image:West Virginia flag.png|border|22x12px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[West Virginia Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|West Virginia]]  
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*[[Image:West Virginia flag.png|border|22x12px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[West Virginia Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|West Virginia]]  
*[[Image:Wisconsin flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wisconsin Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Wisconsin]]  
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*[[Image:Wisconsin flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wisconsin Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Wisconsin]]  
*[[Image:Wyoming flag.png|border|22x15px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wyoming Military Records#World War I (1917-1918)|Wyoming]]
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The Family History Library has some indexes and records from county courthouses, state archives, and state offices of the adjutant general. For example, the library has the following:
  
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*Michigan. State Library. ''World War I Card Index''. (Family History Library films [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&fed=false&collectionId=&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=World+War+I+card+index+for+Michigan&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= 1001930]–66.) Contains name, address, and county: some have the soldier’s parents’ names and residence if the soldier is deceased. This is a card file at the Michigan State Archives.
  
The Family History Library has some indexes and records from county courthouses, state archives, and state offices of the adjutant general. For example, the library has the following:
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Similar collections are described in the military sections for the various states under STATE NAME - MILITARY RECORDS.  
  
*Michigan. State Library. ''World War I Card Index''. (Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=1001930 1001930]–66.) Contains name, address, and county: some have the soldier’s parents’ names and residence if the soldier is deceased. This is a card file at the Michigan State Archives.
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=== Awards ===
 
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Similar collections are described in the military sections for the various states under STATE NAME - MILITARY RECORDS.
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=== Awards ===
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*[http://www.history.navy.mil/medals/ww1vic.htm Navy WWI Victory Medal]
 
*[http://www.history.navy.mil/medals/ww1vic.htm Navy WWI Victory Medal]
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*[http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/prs-tpic/females/yeoman-f.htm Females yeoman]
 
*[http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/prs-tpic/females/yeoman-f.htm Females yeoman]
  
=== Sources for Further Reading ===
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=== Sources for Further Reading ===
  
*Davis, Henry Blaine, Jr. ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=740614&disp=Generals+in+khaki%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Generals in Khaki]''. Raleigh, N.C.: Pentland Press, 1998. (Family History Library book 973 D3dav.) Contains biographical sketches of the generals in the United States army during World War I.
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*Davis, Henry Blaine, Jr. ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=740614&disp=Generals+in+khaki%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Generals in Khaki]''. Raleigh, N.C.: Pentland Press, 1998. (Family History Library book 973 D3dav.) Contains biographical sketches of the generals in the United States army during World War I.  
*Knapp, Michael G. “World War I Service Records.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives][http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0] 22. (Fall 1990): 300–2. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)
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*Knapp, Michael G. “World War I Service Records.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives][http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0] 22. (Fall 1990): 300–2. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)  
*Knapp, Michael G., and Constance Potter. “Here Rests in Honored Glory: World War I Graves Registration.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives] 23. (Summer 1991): 190–4. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)
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*Knapp, Michael G., and Constance Potter. “Here Rests in Honored Glory: World War I Graves Registration.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives] 23. (Summer 1991): 190–4. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)  
*Schaefer, Christina K. The Great War. ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=719514&disp=The+great+war%20%20&columns=*,0,0 A Guide to The Service Records of All The World’s Fighting Men and Volunteers]''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1998. (Family History Library 940.41 Sch13g.) The United States is covered on pages 123 to 156.
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*Schaefer, Christina K. The Great War. ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=719514&disp=The+great+war%20%20&columns=*,0,0 A Guide to The Service Records of All The World’s Fighting Men and Volunteers]''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1998. (Family History Library 940.41 Sch13g.) The United States is covered on pages 123 to 156.  
 
*Yockelson, Mitchell. “They Answered the Call: Military Service in the United States Army during World War I, 1917–1919.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives] and Records Administration 30. (Fall 1998): 228–34. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)
 
*Yockelson, Mitchell. “They Answered the Call: Military Service in the United States Army during World War I, 1917–1919.” [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=283550&disp=Prologue+%28National+Archives%29%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives] and Records Administration 30. (Fall 1998): 228–34. (Family History Library book 973 B2p.)
  
=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
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=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
  
 
An online collection containing this record is located in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1858291 FamilySearch.org.]<br>  
 
An online collection containing this record is located in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1858291 FamilySearch.org.]<br>  
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The United States entered World War I in April 1917. Over 4.7 million men and women served in the regular U.S. forces, national guard units, and draft units. There were 53,402 killed in action, 63,114 deaths from disease and other causes, and about 205,000 wounded. New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio furnished the most soldiers.

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State World War I Records

The Family History Library has some indexes and records from county courthouses, state archives, and state offices of the adjutant general. For example, the library has the following:

  • Michigan. State Library. World War I Card Index. (Family History Library films 1001930–66.) Contains name, address, and county: some have the soldier’s parents’ names and residence if the soldier is deceased. This is a card file at the Michigan State Archives.

Similar collections are described in the military sections for the various states under STATE NAME - MILITARY RECORDS.

Awards

Women

Sources for Further Reading

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

An online collection containing this record is located in FamilySearch.org.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

United States, Index to Naturalizations of World War I Soldiers (FamilySearch Historical Records)