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110,846,188 records in Military Records

Collection Title # of Records
Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Pensions More Info 2,445,838
Revolutionary War Service Records More Info 2,029,629
Continental Congress - Papers  FREEMore Info 171,519
Pennsylvania Archives  FREEMore Info 117,123
Revolutionary War Rolls More Info 103,657
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 More Info 68,769
Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 More Info 59,270
Numbered Record Books More Info 35,763
Final Payment Vouchers - Georgia More Info 8,240
Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels More Info 7,661
Continental Congress - Misc  FREEMore Info 6,939
Revolutionary War Service Records - Navy More Info 5,417
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards More Info 2,216
Final Payment Vouchers - Delaware  FREEMore Info 613
War of 1812
War of 1812 Pension Files  FREEMore Info 1,900,831
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1805-1821 More Info 132,135
War of 1812 Service Records · show 4 titles 34,121
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY More Info 12,101
Mexican American War
Mexican War Service Records · show 5 titles 113,697
Civil War
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 28,737,661
Civil War "Widows' Pensions" More Info 4,922,458
Civil War Pensions Index More Info 2,987,384
Confederate Citizens File More Info 2,047,136
Navy Survivors' Certificates More Info 1,931,998
Navy Widows' Certificates More Info 1,698,122
Southern Claims Commission · show 6 titles 650,017
Union Citizens File More Info 501,251
Navy Survivors' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 456,110
Navy Widows' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 326,014
Naval Enlistment Weekly Returns, 1855-1891 More Info 297,540
Confederate Amnesty Papers More Info 83,970
Confederate Navy Subject File More Info 68,729
Civil War Subversion Investigations More Info 62,819
Lincoln Assassination Papers  FREEMore Info 12,004
Civil War Photos  FREEMore Info 6,886
Photos - Brady Civil War  FREEMore Info 6,479
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records More Info 5,967
Confederate Casualty Reports More Info 4,634
Civil War Maps  FREEMore Info 1,933
WWI
WWI - State Dept Records More Info 479,809
Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927 More Info 119,742
Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service More Info 77,457
Connecticut WWI Service Rosters More Info 69,739
WWI Supreme War Council, American records More Info 19,246
Naturalization Index - WWI Soldiers More Info 18,303
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,045
Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941 More Info 10,026
WWI Officer Experience Reports - AEF More Info 8,715
Military Intelligence Division - Negro Subversion More Info 6,892
US Expeditionary Force, North Russia More Info 1,937
WWII
WWII "Old Man's Draft" Registration Cards More Info 27,562,321
WWII Draft Registration Cards More Info 24,898,101
WWII War Diaries More Info 2,038,065
Pearl Harbor Muster Rolls More Info 1,857,600
WWII Captured German Records  FREEMore Info 323,024
Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII More Info 246,265
WWII European Theater Army Records More Info 171,598
WWII Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54 More Info 132,448
State Dept Records - France  FREEMore Info 114,725
WWII US Air Force Photos  FREEMore Info 88,912
State Dept Records - Russia  FREEMore Info 86,768
WWII Submarine Patrol Reports More Info 57,974
WWII Nuernberg Interrogation Records  FREEMore Info 29,454
Contributed Military Group Records · show 2 titles 28,732
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Navy More Info 19,774
WWI Supreme War Council, American records More Info 19,246
WWII German Documents Among War Crimes Records  FREEMore Info 19,196
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,045
Japanese Air Target Analyses More Info 7,853
WWII Naval Press Clippings More Info 4,045
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Army More Info 3,962
WWII Allied Military Conferences More Info 3,519
Photos - Franklin D Roosevelt  FREEMore Info 1,245
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial  FREEMore Info 1,209
WWII OSS Art Looting Investigation Reports  FREEMore Info 1,176
Photos - WW II Japanese  FREEMore Info 135
Vietnam Collection
Vietnam Service Awards  FREEMore Info 91,923
Vietnam Veterans Memorial  FREEMore Info 58,321
Photos - Vietnam War Army  FREEMore Info 39,199
Photos - Vietnam Marine Corps (B/W)  FREEMore Info 14,817
Photos - Vietnam War Navy  FREEMore Info 8,848
Photos - Vietnam War Marine Corps  FREEMore Info 5,126

525,096,743 records from other collections on Fold3

Collection Title # of Records
Census - US Federal 1930 More Info 127,209,912
Social Security Death Index  FREEMore Info 94,319,353
WWII Navy Muster Rolls More Info 36,008,787
British Army WWI Service Records More Info 30,291,520
Census - US Federal 1860 More Info 27,827,742
WWI Draft Registration Cards More Info 24,602,376
WWI Canadian Soldiers More Info 19,307,465
Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File  FREEMore Info 13,537,414
Australia WWI Service Records More Info 12,328,641
British Army WWI Pension Records More Info 11,639,310
US Army WWI Transport Service, Passenger Lists More Info 9,021,444
WWII Army Enlistment Records More Info 8,800,033
Naturalization Records · show 2 titles 7,612,519
Pension Numerical Index More Info 7,503,377
Census - US Federal 1920 More Info 6,675,515
Census - US Federal 1910 More Info 6,639,106
UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records More Info 6,202,795
British WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards More Info 4,961,045
Census - US Federal 1900 More Info 4,703,539
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 4,637,866
Australia WWII Service Records More Info 3,984,049
Army Registers, 1798-1969 More Info 3,766,288
Headstone Applications, 1925-1963 More Info 3,634,510
Texas Death Certificates More Info 3,127,047
City Directories · show 22 titles 2,669,190
British Army Lists More Info 2,473,593
FBI Case Files More Info 2,313,321
Newspapers · show 8 titles 2,192,992
Holocaust-Era Assets · show 30 titles 1,948,557
Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services More Info 1,850,874
Homestead Records (NE)  FREEMore Info 1,728,071
US Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards More Info 1,666,976
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany) More Info 1,529,699
UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940 More Info 1,494,754
Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 More Info 1,441,811
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations More Info 1,231,098
US Navy Support Books More Info 1,187,693
UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admission and Discharge Records More Info 1,161,527
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects More Info 1,070,262
Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971 More Info 1,029,326
UK, Courts Martial Registers More Info 959,140
WWI New York Army Cards More Info 895,111
Dawes Packets More Info 882,288
WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files More Info 806,441
Passport Applications, 1795-1905  FREEMore Info 706,468
Navy and Marine Corps Officer Registers More Info 671,864
War of 1812 Service Record Index More Info 616,659
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860 More Info 575,810
New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts More Info 544,879
Military Books More Info 527,900
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 More Info 522,688
Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service More Info 522,240
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870 More Info 485,889
Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 More Info 447,286
Eastern Cherokee Applications More Info 427,900
Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940 More Info 424,217
US Military Academy Cadet Application Papers More Info 386,983
British Military Discharge Indexes More Info 370,937
Texas Birth Certificates More Info 368,050
American Colonization Society  FREEMore Info 347,200
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880 More Info 334,925
Ohio, Soldiers Grave Registration Cards, 1804-1958 More Info 332,760
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualty List More Info 311,067
UK, Military Deserters More Info 305,689
Spanish-American War Service Record Index More Info 301,863
Area File of the Naval Records Collection, 1775-1910 More Info 297,237
Cuyahoga County Birth Returns (OH) More Info 262,229
American Battle Monuments Commission  FREEMore Info 242,002
Bounty-Land Warrant Applications Index  FREEMore Info 240,776
New York Civil War Regiment Lists More Info 232,752
Miscellaneous Records Of The Navy Department  UpdatedMore Info 228,268
Canada, Certificates of Military Instruction More Info 198,182
Royal Air Force Muster Roll More Info 197,228
Domestic Letters of the Department of State  FREEMore Info 186,973
Navy Courts Martial Records, 1799-1867 More Info 182,960
Letters Received by the Secretary of Navy ("Captains' Letters") More Info 179,392
Rendezvous Reports Index - Before and After Civil War  FREEMore Info 170,986
Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy from Commanding Officers of Squadrons More Info 167,253
British WWI Wounded and Missing More Info 158,041
Rendezvous Reports Index - Civil War More Info 157,382
Fenian Raids Bounty Lists More Info 154,699
Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents More Info 154,121
Massachusetts Vital Records More Info 153,907
WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualty List  FREEMore Info 151,563
Massachusetts Vital Record Transcripts More Info 132,692
Project Blue Book - UFO Investigations  FREEMore Info 129,658
Guion Miller Roll More Info 125,041
Massachusetts Vital Records (Boston) More Info 124,243
US Marine Corps Casualty Indexes More Info 115,565
Mexican War Service Records · show 2 titles 110,147
Korean War Casualties  FREEMore Info 109,961
Dachau Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 105,611
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1874-1894 More Info 104,723
Indian Wars Service Record Index More Info 99,749
British Army Recipients of the Military Medal More Info 88,543
New Zealand, WWII Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations More Info 88,418
Flossenburg Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 78,483
Massachusetts Printed Vital Records More Info 77,917
Dawes Enrollment Cards More Info 75,946
New York National Guard Personnel Jackets More Info 72,605
Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 More Info 69,849
UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli-Dardanelles) More Info 64,080
Final Statements, 1862-1899 More Info 60,412
Heitman's Register and Dictionary of the US Army  FREEMore Info 59,950
UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals More Info 59,345
British Jewry Book of Honour More Info 58,245
Records of the 27th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), 1917-1919 More Info 56,484
New York State Adjutant General Reports, 1846-1995  FREEMore Info 50,267
Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926 More Info 48,153
Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records More Info 41,563
Contributed Military Group Records · show 7 titles 40,029
Utah Territorial Case Files  FREEMore Info 39,533
Mauthausen Death Books  FREEMore Info 38,597
British Recipients of the Military Cross More Info 37,176
South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872  FREEMore Info 34,403
Records of the American Commission for the Protection of Historic Monuments,1943-1946 More Info 30,097
UK, Navy Lists More Info 28,986
War of 1812 Military Bounty Land Warrants More Info 28,459
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies More Info 27,973
Distinguished Conduct Medals More Info 27,199
Mormon Battalion Pension Files More Info 27,041
Navy and Marine Corps Officers, 1775-1900  FREEMore Info 26,179
Registro Central de Esclavos More Info 25,082
Spanish-American War Service Records - Florida More Info 23,045
British Battle Casualties of the Crimean War More Info 15,956
Australia WWI Military Book Collection More Info 14,118
Naval Officers Service Records More Info 12,772
Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) More Info 12,457
Canada, Widows' Pension Applications for British Military Officers More Info 12,433
Hesse Crown Jewels Court-Martial More Info 12,424
New Zealand Expeditionary Force Records More Info 12,180
Admiralty Records, Key West  FREEMore Info 11,807
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Armed Guard Personnel More Info 11,709
Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files More Info 10,445
Ratified Indian Treaties More Info 10,048
Danish West Indies - Slavery and Emancipation More Info 9,950
Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution  FREEMore Info 9,932
Airmen Died in the Great War More Info 9,514
Boston Public Library Collections More Info 8,391
Pentagon Papers  FREEMore Info 8,292
Town Records - South Boston, VA  FREEMore Info 8,021
Town Records - Hancock NH  FREEMore Info 7,436
WWII Distinguished Flying Medals for British Soldiers More Info 7,338
Photos - Fine Arts Commission, Series G  FREEMore Info 6,862
Casualties from Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts · show 3 titles 6,632
499th Bomb Group Records  FREEMore Info 6,531
498th Bomb Group Records  FREEMore Info 6,224
Board of Commissioners - Emancipation of Slaves in DC More Info 6,184
Queen's Canadian Military Hospital Registers More Info 5,767
Sec of the Interior - Suppression of Slave Trade and Colonization More Info 5,459
British Companions of the DSO Awards, 1923-2010 More Info 5,048
Revolutionary War Manuscript File More Info 4,947
Discharge Certificates and Misc Records of the Regular Army, 1792-1815 More Info 4,890
Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013  FREEMore Info 4,654
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection  FREEMore Info 4,509
Foreign Burial of American War Dead  FREEMore Info 4,206
Biographies of Fallen British Officers More Info 3,614
Court Slave Records for DC More Info 3,556
New York 174th Regiment Service Cards  FREEMore Info 2,863
British WWII Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations More Info 2,652
Canada, Ledgers of CEF Officers Transferring to Royal Flying Corps More Info 2,448
New York State Military Museum Photos (Civil War - Vietnam War)  FREEMore Info 2,322
Michigan & Illinois Indian Wars Service Records More Info 2,282
New York National Guard Shooting Matches More Info 2,262
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Naval Auxiliary Service More Info 2,100
District of Columbia More Info 2,052
Sultana Disaster, April 1865  FREEMore Info 2,023
New York Army National Guard Service Cards (Selected) More Info 2,019
Civil War Horse Soldier Artifacts Collection  FREEMore Info 1,701
General Orders of Confederate War Dept More Info 1,684
Military Phone Directory More Info 1,673
Bayland Orphan Home Records More Info 1,590
Photos - Truman  FREEMore Info 1,517
Biographies of British Casualties Who Fought in India More Info 1,493
British WWI Service Women Casualties More Info 1,469
Biographies of Irish WWI Fallen Officers More Info 1,255
George Washington Correspondence  FREEMore Info 1,030
Amistad - Supreme Court records  FREEMore Info 1,025
Town Records - Goffstown NH  FREEMore Info 942
British WWI Stories of Heroism More Info 908
New York 74th Regiment Service Cards More Info 770
Amistad - Federal court records  FREEMore Info 746
Photos - Eisenhower  FREEMore Info 593
British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards More Info 585
WWII 27th Army Division Photos  FREEMore Info 577
National WWI Museum Portrait Photographs  FREEMore Info 555
Biographies of Fallen British Officers, Afghan War More Info 554
Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)  FREEMore Info 551
Photos - Coolidge  FREEMore Info 506
WWI Panoramic Unit Photos  FREE UpdatedMore Info 479
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress  FREEMore Info 474
Casualties from Persian Gulf War  FREEMore Info 382
Constitutional Convention Records  FREEMore Info 346
Custer's Court Martial  FREEMore Info 339
380th Bomb Group Records  FREEMore Info 202
British WWI Honourable Women More Info 193
Photos - Native Americans (Rinehart)  FREEMore Info 113
American Milestone Documents · show 8 titles 111
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