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110,974,705 records in Military Records

Collection Title # of Records
Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Pensions More Info 2,459,215
Revolutionary War Service Records More Info 2,376,849
Continental Congress - Papers  FREEMore Info 172,935
Pennsylvania Archives  FREEMore Info 119,053
Revolutionary War Rolls More Info 106,233
Service Records of Volunteers, 1784-1811 More Info 79,935
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 More Info 69,068
Numbered Record Books More Info 35,976
Final Payment Vouchers - Georgia More Info 8,270
Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels More Info 7,670
Revolutionary War Service Records - Navy More Info 7,310
Continental Congress - Misc  FREEMore Info 7,114
Revolutionary War Service and Imprisonment Cards More Info 2,222
Final Payment Vouchers - Delaware More Info 614
War of 1812
War of 1812 Pension Files  FREE UpdatedMore Info 1,901,274
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1805-1821 More Info 132,317
War of 1812 Service Records · show 4 titles 34,154
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY More Info 12,133
Mexican American War
Mexican War Service Records · show 5 titles 113,771
Civil War
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 34,978,396
Civil War "Widows' Pensions" More Info 4,926,090
Civil War Pensions Index More Info 2,994,381
Confederate Citizens File More Info 2,048,138
Navy Survivors' Certificates More Info 1,972,030
Navy Widows' Certificates More Info 1,718,881
Southern Claims Commission · show 6 titles 650,761
Union Citizens File More Info 501,461
Navy Survivors' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 469,009
Navy Widows' Originals (Disapproved) More Info 333,102
Naval Enlistment Weekly Returns, 1855-1891 More Info 297,576
Confederate Amnesty Papers More Info 84,300
Confederate Navy Subject File More Info 68,758
Civil War Subversion Investigations More Info 62,827
Lincoln Assassination Papers  FREEMore Info 12,095
Photos - Brady Civil War  FREEMore Info 7,848
Civil War Photos  FREEMore Info 7,326
Civil War - MA 54th Infantry Regiment Records More Info 5,994
Confederate Casualty Reports More Info 4,752
Civil War Maps  FREEMore Info 2,206
WWI - State Dept Records More Info 479,898
Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927 More Info 119,777
Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service More Info 77,629
Connecticut WWI Service Rosters More Info 69,760
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 17,266
WWI Officer Experience Reports - AEF More Info 11,146
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 27,455,205
WWII Draft Registration Cards More Info 18,364,511
WWII War Diaries More Info 2,040,498
Pearl Harbor Muster Rolls More Info 1,858,393
WWII Captured German Records  FREEMore Info 323,117
Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII More Info 255,698
WWII European Theater Army Records More Info 172,157
WWII Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54 More Info 132,492
State Dept Records - France  FREEMore Info 114,744
WWII US Air Force Photos  FREEMore Info 101,053
State Dept Records - Russia  FREEMore Info 86,794
WWII Submarine Patrol Reports More Info 58,265
WWII Nuernberg Interrogation Records  FREEMore Info 29,466
Contributed Military Group Records · show 2 titles 21,817
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 19,222
WWI Military Cablegrams - AEF and War Dept More Info 17,266
Japanese Air Target Analyses More Info 7,872
WWII Naval Press Clippings More Info 4,207
WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific - Army More Info 3,974
WWII Allied Military Conferences More Info 3,536
Photos - Franklin D Roosevelt  FREEMore Info 1,332
Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona Memorial  FREEMore Info 1,246
WWII OSS Art Looting Investigation Reports  FREEMore Info 1,180
Photos - WW II Japanese  FREEMore Info 162
Vietnam Collection
Vietnam Service Awards  FREEMore Info 91,970
Vietnam Veterans Memorial  FREEMore Info 58,741
Photos - Vietnam War Army  FREEMore Info 39,552
Photos - Vietnam Marine Corps (B/W)  FREEMore Info 14,996
Photos - Vietnam War Navy  FREEMore Info 8,883
Photos - Vietnam War Marine Corps  FREEMore Info 5,236

518,330,007 records from other collections on Fold3

Collection Title # of Records
Census - US Federal 1930 More Info 127,216,464
Social Security Death Index  FREEMore Info 94,319,409
WWII Navy Muster Rolls More Info 36,015,371
British Army WWI Service Records More Info 30,305,984
Census - US Federal 1860 More Info 27,831,742
WWI Draft Registration Cards More Info 24,602,547
WWI Canadian Soldiers More Info 15,797,757
Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File  FREEMore Info 13,537,417
Australia WWI Service Records More Info 12,328,649
British Army WWI Pension Records More Info 11,641,538
US Army WWI Transport Service, Passenger Lists More Info 9,021,534
WWII Army Enlistment Records More Info 8,800,037
Naturalization Records · show 2 titles 7,615,718
Pension Numerical Index More Info 6,688,530
Census - US Federal 1920 More Info 6,675,684
Census - US Federal 1910 More Info 6,639,264
UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records More Info 6,045,962
British WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards More Info 4,960,919
Civil War Service Records · show 2 titles 4,915,562
Census - US Federal 1900 More Info 4,703,707
Australia WWII Service Records More Info 3,984,050
Army Registers, 1798-1969 More Info 3,767,455
Headstone Applications, 1925-1963 More Info 3,635,096
Texas Death Certificates More Info 3,130,240
City Directories · show 22 titles 2,677,074
British Army Lists More Info 2,477,849
FBI Case Files More Info 2,313,916
Newspapers · show 8 titles 2,199,201
Holocaust-Era Assets · show 30 titles 1,949,172
Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services More Info 1,850,818
Homestead Records (NE)  FREEMore Info 1,728,299
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany) More Info 1,529,699
Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 More Info 1,442,119
US Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards  UpdatedMore Info 1,367,639
UK, Courts Martial Registers More Info 1,256,305
War of 1812 Service Record Index More Info 1,232,794
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations More Info 1,231,098
US Navy Support Books More Info 1,187,716
UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admission and Discharge Records More Info 1,157,242
Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971 More Info 1,029,416
WWI New York Army Cards More Info 895,162
Dawes Packets More Info 883,911
WWII Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files More Info 806,473
Passport Applications, 1795-1905  FREEMore Info 706,910
Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service More Info 692,933
Navy and Marine Corps Officer Registers More Info 671,894
Spanish-American War Service Record Index More Info 602,868
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860 More Info 575,946
New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts More Info 545,018
UK, Military Deserters More Info 530,604
Military Books More Info 527,776
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 More Info 522,902
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870 More Info 486,162
Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 More Info 447,851
Eastern Cherokee Applications More Info 428,356
Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940 More Info 424,565
US Military Academy Cadet Application Papers More Info 386,990
British Military Discharge Indexes More Info 370,575
Texas Birth Certificates More Info 368,649
American Colonization Society  FREEMore Info 347,247
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880 More Info 334,980
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualty List More Info 311,570
Cuyahoga County Birth Returns (OH) More Info 262,455
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 232,848
Mexican War Service Records · show 2 titles 207,052
Royal Air Force Muster Roll More Info 207,048
Domestic Letters of the Department of State  FREEMore Info 187,045
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 170,993
British WWI Wounded and Missing More Info 158,041
Rendezvous Reports Index - Civil War More Info 157,407
Massachusetts Vital Records More Info 154,042
Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham Pensioner Discharge Documents More Info 153,881
WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualty List  FREEMore Info 151,764
Massachusetts Vital Record Transcripts More Info 132,712
Project Blue Book - UFO Investigations  FREEMore Info 129,828
Guion Miller Roll More Info 125,169
Massachusetts Vital Records (Boston) More Info 124,248
US Marine Corps Casualty Indexes More Info 115,443
Korean War Casualties  FREEMore Info 109,961
New Zealand, WWII Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations More Info 108,061
Dachau Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 105,659
Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1874-1894 More Info 104,752
Indian Wars Service Record Index More Info 99,841
Canada, Certificates of Military Instruction More Info 90,625
British Army Recipients of the Military Medal More Info 88,543
Flossenburg Entry Registers  FREEMore Info 78,490
Massachusetts Printed Vital Records More Info 78,025
Dawes Enrollment Cards More Info 76,317
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 64,106
Final Statements, 1862-1899 More Info 60,440
Heitman's Register and Dictionary of the US Army  FREEMore Info 60,110
British Jewry Book of Honour More Info 59,984
New York State Adjutant General Reports, 1846-1995  FREEMore Info 50,296
Tasmania, Returned Soldiers Settlement Land Records More Info 41,563
Utah Territorial Case Files  FREEMore Info 39,599
Social Security Death Index  FREE 39,096
Mauthausen Death Books  FREEMore Info 38,624
British Recipients of the Military Cross More Info 37,176
South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872  FREEMore Info 36,857
Contributed Military Group Records · show 7 titles 33,066
UK, Navy Lists More Info 28,987
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies More Info 28,016
Distinguished Conduct Medals More Info 27,199
Mormon Battalion Pension Files More Info 27,101
Navy and Marine Corps Officers, 1775-1900  FREEMore Info 26,210
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
British Battle Casualties of the Crimean War More Info 15,956
Australia WWI Military Book Collection More Info 14,118
New Zealand Expeditionary Force Records More Info 12,923
Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) More Info 12,630
Hesse Crown Jewels Court-Martial More Info 12,435
Canada, Widows' Pension Applications for British Military Officers More Info 12,433
Admiralty Records, Key West  FREEMore Info 11,821
Ratified Indian Treaties More Info 10,144
Danish West Indies - Slavery and Emancipation More Info 9,976
Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution  FREEMore Info 9,935
Airmen Died in the Great War More Info 9,514
Boston Public Library Collections More Info 8,467
Pentagon Papers  FREEMore Info 8,311
Town Records - South Boston, VA  FREEMore Info 8,024
Town Records - Hancock NH  FREEMore Info 7,474
WWII Distinguished Flying Medals for British Soldiers More Info 7,338
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
Queen's Canadian Military Hospital Registers More Info 5,767
Sec of the Interior - Suppression of Slave Trade and Colonization More Info 5,481
British Companions of the DSO Awards, 1923-2010 More Info 5,051
Revolutionary War Manuscript File More Info 4,963
Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013  FREEMore Info 4,774
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
Biographies of Fallen British Officers More Info 3,614
Court Slave Records for DC More Info 3,574
New York 174th Regiment Service Cards  FREEMore Info 2,865
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 2,330
New York National Guard Shooting Matches More Info 2,263
District of Columbia More Info 2,072
Sultana Disaster, April 1865  FREEMore Info 2,068
New York Army National Guard Service Cards (Selected) More Info 2,019
Civil War Horse Soldier Artifacts Collection  FREE UpdatedMore Info 1,710
General Orders of Confederate War Dept More Info 1,703
Military Phone Directory More Info 1,673
Bayland Orphan Home Records More Info 1,595
Photos - Truman  FREEMore Info 1,568
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
National WWI Museum Portrait Photographs  FREEMore Info 1,106
George Washington Correspondence  FREEMore Info 1,063
Town Records - Goffstown NH  FREEMore Info 1,034
Amistad - Supreme Court records  FREEMore Info 1,031
British WWI Stories of Heroism More Info 908
New York 74th Regiment Service Cards More Info 770
Amistad - Federal court records  FREEMore Info 756
Photos - Eisenhower  FREEMore Info 667
WWII 27th Army Division Photos  FREEMore Info 601
Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)  FREEMore Info 594
British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards More Info 585
Biographies of Fallen British Officers, Afghan War More Info 554
Photos - Coolidge  FREEMore Info 531
WWI Panoramic Unit Photos  FREE UpdatedMore Info 499
Constitutional Convention Records  FREEMore Info 489
Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress  FREEMore Info 477
American Milestone Documents · show 8 titles 413
Casualties from Persian Gulf War  FREEMore Info 382
Custer's Court Martial  FREEMore Info 349
British WWI Honourable Women More Info 193
Photos - Native Americans (Rinehart)  FREEMore Info 176
Naval Officers Service Records More Info 3
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