War of 1812 Collection



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War of 1812 Collections

  • War of 1812 Pension Files Always Free

    The first applications were based on disability or death of a soldier. Beginning in 1871, they were based on service. A veteran's pension file typically includes his rank, place of residence, age or date of birth, and time of service.

  • War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY

    These records contain noteworthy documents relating to the seized ships, their owners and cargos. Of particular interest are answers to interrogatories asked of sailors, witnesses, and others associated with the prize vessel.

  • Letters Received By The Adjutant General

    These letters were received from officers and enlisted men of the Army, the Secretary of War, the President, officials of other Government departments, Members of Congress, private persons, and business firms.

  • War of 1812 Service Records

    Military service records for the War of 1812 are comprised of cards created from muster, pay, receipt and other rolls for soldiers and sailors who served in the war.

  • War of 1812 Society in the District of Columbia Applications

    The Society of the War of 1812 in the District of Columbia was formed in 1894 to commemorate those who fought in the War of 1812.