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82,849,794 records in Military Records

Collection Title # of Records
Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Pensions More Info 2,457,447
Revolutionary War Service Records More Info 2,376,561
Continental Congress - Papers  FREEMore Info 172,906
Pennsylvania Archives  FREEMore Info 118,936
Revolutionary War Rolls More Info 106,127
Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 More Info 79,919
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 More Info 68,992
Numbered Record Books More Info 35,963
Final Payment Vouchers - Georgia More Info 8,253
Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels More Info 7,670
Revolutionary War Service Records - Navy More Info 7,309
Continental Congress - Misc  FREEMore Info 7,113
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards More Info 2,221
Final Payment Vouchers - Delaware More Info 614
War of 1812
War of 1812 Pension Files  FREEMore Info 1,900,792
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1805-1821 More Info 132,310
War of 1812 Service Records · show 4 titles 34,149
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY More Info 12,133
Mexican American War
Mexican War Service Records · show 5 titles 113,768
Civil War
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 34,973,851
Civil War "Widows' Pensions" More Info 4,924,898
Civil War Pensions Index More Info 2,993,684
Confederate Citizens File More Info 2,048,060
Navy Survivors' Certificates More Info 1,972,016
Navy Widows' Certificates More Info 1,718,870
Southern Claims Commission · show 6 titles 646,509
Union Citizens File More Info 501,446
Navy Survivors' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 469,008
Navy Widows' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 333,083
Naval Enlistment Weekly Returns, 1855-1891 More Info 297,573
Confederate Amnesty Papers More Info 84,298
Confederate Navy Subject File More Info 68,758
Civil War Subversion Investigations More Info 62,826
Lincoln Assassination Papers  FREEMore Info 12,095
Photos - Brady Civil War  FREEMore Info 7,844
Civil War Photos  FREEMore Info 7,312
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records More Info 5,988
Confederate Casualty Reports More Info 4,748
Civil War Maps  FREEMore Info 2,188
WWI - State Dept Records More Info 479,892
Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927 More Info 119,777
Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service More Info 77,583
Connecticut WWI Service Rosters More Info 69,759
Naturalization Index - WWI Soldiers More Info 36,178
WWI Supreme War Council, American records More Info 19,284
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,253
WWI Officer Experience Reports - AEF More Info 11,143
Navy Casualty Reports, 1776-1941 More Info 10,050
Military Intelligence Division - Negro Subversion More Info 6,940
US Expeditionary Force, North Russia More Info 2,000
WWII "Old Man's Draft" Registration Cards More Info 15,742,785
WWII War Diaries More Info 2,040,201
WWII Draft Registration Cards More Info 1,968,051
Pearl Harbor Muster Rolls More Info 1,858,242
WWII Captured German Records  FREEMore Info 323,112
Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII More Info 254,648
WWII European Theater Army Records More Info 171,977
WWII Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54 More Info 132,488
State Dept Records - France  FREEMore Info 114,744
WWII US Air Force Photos  FREEMore Info 100,800
State Dept Records - Russia  FREEMore Info 86,794
WWII Submarine Patrol Reports More Info 58,264
WWII Nuernberg Interrogation Records  FREEMore Info 29,466
Contributed Military Group Records · show 2 titles 21,656
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Navy More Info 19,864
WWI Supreme War Council, American records More Info 19,284
WWII German Documents Among War Crimes Records  FREEMore Info 19,218
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,253
Japanese Air Target Analyses More Info 7,871
WWII Naval Press Clippings More Info 4,194
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Army More Info 3,973
WWII Allied Military Conferences More Info 3,536
Photos - Franklin D Roosevelt  FREEMore Info 1,332
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial  FREEMore Info 1,245
WWII OSS Art Looting Investigation Reports  FREEMore Info 1,180
Photos - WW II Japanese  FREEMore Info 162
Vietnam Collection
Vietnam Service Awards  FREEMore Info 91,968
Vietnam Veterans Memorial  FREEMore Info 58,728
Photos - Vietnam War Army  FREEMore Info 39,548
Photos - Vietnam Marine Corps (B/W)  FREEMore Info 14,995
Photos - Vietnam War Navy  FREEMore Info 8,882
Photos - Vietnam War Marine Corps  FREEMore Info 5,236

399,793,275 records from other collections on Fold3

Collection Title # of Records
Census - US Federal 1930 More Info 127,216,261
Social Security Death Index  FREEMore Info 94,319,409
WWII Navy Muster Rolls More Info 36,012,806
Census - US Federal 1860 More Info 27,831,711
Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File  FREEMore Info 13,537,417
Australia WWI Service Records More Info 12,328,627
WWII Army Enlistment Records  FREEMore Info 8,800,037
Naturalization Records · show 2 titles 7,615,667
Census - US Federal 1920 More Info 6,675,675
Census - US Federal 1910 More Info 6,639,259
Census - US Federal 1900 More Info 4,703,752
WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards More Info 4,644,996
British Army WWI Service Records  NEW UpdatedMore Info 4,155,535
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 3,858,590
Army Registers, 1798-1969 More Info 3,766,639
Headstone Applications, 1925-1963 More Info 3,634,742
Texas Death Certificates More Info 3,130,226
City Directories · show 22 titles 2,677,061
FBI Case Files More Info 2,313,909
Newspapers · show 8 titles 2,199,166
Holocaust-Era Assets · show 30 titles 1,948,772
Pension Numerical Index More Info 1,802,477
Homestead Records (NE) More Info 1,728,471
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany)  UpdatedMore Info 1,529,694
Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 More Info 1,442,099
War of 1812 Service Record Index More Info 1,232,237
Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971 More Info 1,029,353
Dawes Packets More Info 883,826
WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files More Info 804,107
Passport Applications, 1795-1905 More Info 706,902
Navy and Marine Corps Officer Registers More Info 671,878
Spanish-American War Service Record Index More Info 602,853
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860 More Info 575,938
New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts More Info 544,947
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 More Info 522,869
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870 More Info 486,155
Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 More Info 447,750
WWI New York Army Cards More Info 429,128
Eastern Cherokee Applications More Info 428,344
Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940 More Info 424,564
Texas Birth Certificates More Info 368,643
American Colonization Society  FREEMore Info 347,247
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880 More Info 334,977
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualty List More Info 311,728
Cuyahoga County Birth Returns (OH) More Info 262,454
American Battle Monuments Commission  FREEMore Info 242,002
New York Civil War Regiment Lists More Info 232,813
Bounty-Land Warrant Applications Index  FREEMore Info 221,806
Mexican War Service Records · show 2 titles 207,035
Domestic Letters of the Department of State More Info 187,044
Rendezvous Reports Index - Before and After Civil War More Info 170,991
Rendezvous Reports Index - Civil War More Info 157,397
Massachusetts Vital Records More Info 154,042
WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualty List  FREEMore Info 151,685
Massachusetts Vital Record Transcripts More Info 132,712
Project Blue Book - UFO Investigations  FREEMore Info 129,825
Guion Miller Roll More Info 125,168
Massachusetts Vital Records (Boston) More Info 124,248
Korean War Casualties  FREEMore Info 109,961
Dachau Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 105,658
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1874-1894 More Info 104,750
Indian Wars Service Record Index More Info 99,800
Flossenburg Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 78,490
Massachusetts Printed Vital Records More Info 78,023
Dawes Enrollment Cards More Info 76,298
New York National Guard Personnel Jackets More Info 72,615
Massachusetts Vital Records Index 1841-1895 More Info 69,955
UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli-Dardanelles) More Info 64,080
Final Statements, 1862-1899 More Info 60,436
Heitman's Register and Dictionary of the US Army  FREEMore Info 60,094
New York State Adjutant General Reports, 1846-1995  FREEMore Info 50,293
Utah Territorial Case Files More Info 39,599
Distinguished Conduct Medals More Info 39,558
Social Security Death Index  FREE 39,058
Mauthausen Death Books  FREEMore Info 38,624
South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872  FREEMore Info 36,849
Contributed Military Group Records · show 6 titles 32,622
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies More Info 28,008
Mormon Battalion Pension Files More Info 27,100
UK, Navy Lists More Info 26,742
Navy and Marine Corps Officers, 1775-1900  FREEMore Info 26,207
Registro Central de Esclavos More Info 25,090
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Armed Guard Personnel More Info 23,408
Spanish-American War Service Records - Florida More Info 23,045
Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) More Info 12,630
Hesse Crown Jewels Court-Martial More Info 12,435
Admiralty Records, Key West More Info 11,821
Ratified Indian Treaties More Info 10,098
Danish West Indies - Slavery and Emancipation More Info 9,976
Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution  FREEMore Info 9,935
Boston Public Library Collections More Info 8,467
Pentagon Papers  FREEMore Info 8,303
Town Records - South Boston, VA  FREEMore Info 8,024
Military Books More Info 7,992
Town Records - Hancock NH  FREEMore Info 7,473
Photos - Fine Arts Commission, Series G  FREEMore Info 6,906
Casualties from Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts · show 3 titles 6,632
Board of Commissioners - Emancipation of Slaves in DC More Info 6,203
Sec of the Interior - Suppression of Slave Trade and Colonization More Info 5,481
Revolutionary War Manuscript File More Info 4,963
Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013  FREEMore Info 4,768
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection  FREEMore Info 4,515
Foreign Burial of American War Dead  FREEMore Info 4,206
Rendezvous Reports Index - WWI Naval Auxiliary Service More Info 4,200
Court Slave Records for DC More Info 3,574
New York 174th Regiment Service Cards  FREEMore Info 2,864
New York State Military Museum Photos (Civil War - Vietnam War)  FREEMore Info 2,330
New York National Guard Shooting Matches More Info 2,263
Military Phone Directory More Info 2,170
District of Columbia More Info 2,068
Sultana Disaster, April 1865  FREEMore Info 2,067
New York Army National Guard Service Cards (Selected) More Info 2,019
General Orders of Confederate War Dept More Info 1,703
Bayland Orphan Home Records More Info 1,595
Photos - Truman  FREEMore Info 1,568
National WWI Museum Portrait Photographs  FREEMore Info 1,106
Civil War Horse Soldier Artifacts Collection  FREEMore Info 1,086
George Washington Correspondence  FREEMore Info 1,063
Town Records - Goffstown NH  FREEMore Info 1,034
Amistad - Supreme Court records  FREEMore Info 1,031
New York 74th Regiment Service Cards More Info 770
Amistad - Federal court records  FREEMore Info 755
Photos - Eisenhower  FREEMore Info 667
WWII 27th Army Division Photos  FREEMore Info 601
Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)  FREEMore Info 594
Photos - Coolidge  FREEMore Info 531
Constitutional Convention Records  FREEMore Info 488
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress  FREEMore Info 477
WWI Panoramic Unit Photos  FREEMore Info 475
American Milestone Documents · show 8 titles 413
Casualties from Persian Gulf War  FREEMore Info 382
Custer's Court Martial  FREEMore Info 349
Photos - Native Americans (Rinehart)  FREEMore Info 175
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