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 1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the [[Ages of Servicemen in Wars|Ages of Servicemen]] chart.  
 
 1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the [[Ages of Servicemen in Wars|Ages of Servicemen]] chart.  
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5. Copy the information.  
 
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6. What more does this tell you about your ancestor?  Can this information lead you to other records about your ancestor?
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6. What more does this tell you about your ancestor?  Can this information lead you to other records about your ancestor?  
  
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United States Military Records

 1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the Ages of Servicemen chart.

2. Determine if you have enough information to find your ancestor in military records.

3. Determine which type of military record to search.

4. Find your ancestor's name in the record.

5. Copy the information.

6. What more does this tell you about your ancestor?  Can this information lead you to other records about your ancestor?