Having learned about the National Archives and Records administration (NARA) website and related finding aids (in webinars 2 and 3 of this series), viewers are ready to locate the abundance of military records held by NARA. This session focuses on finding records such as the Compiled Military Service Record (CMSR), pension files, accounting records, unit records, medical records, morning reports, and many more. Learn which records can be found in Archives I at Washington, DC, in Archives II at College Park, Maryland, and in the National Archives at St. Louis.
"A Reasonable Degree of Promtitude: Civil War Pension Applications Processing, 1861-1885 by Claire Prechtel-Kluskens
Follow the Money: Tracking Revolutionary War Army Pension Payments by Claire Prechtel-Kluskens