Military Sites

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Sites are listed by War and then at the bottom is a list of General Information

These are listed as a quick reference to the wars/conflicts that contain some background information on the war. More links to each war below.

King Philip's War 1675-76
King William's War 1689-97
Queen Anne's War 1702-13
King George's War 1744-48
French & Indian War 1754-63
Revolutionary War 1775-83
War of 1812 1812-14
Indian Wars 1817-58
Mexican War 1845-48
Civil War 1861-65
Spanish-American War 1898
World War I 1917-18
World War II 1942-45
Korean Action 1950-53
Vietnam Action 1961-73

COLONIAL WARS: 1675-1748

GENERAL SOCIETY OF COLONIAL WARS: The society is just beginning and has only a couple of states so far. You might want to check it out and see if you're interested. http://www.ubalt.edu/www/gscw/

COLONIAL WAR WEB RING: Many states maintain their own information on the wars that involved their state - check out the web ring for lots of sites. http://www.icenter.net/~gisby/cwrr.htm

 

REVOLUTIONARY WAR: 1775-1783

AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Lots of information on Units, campaigns, etc. http://www.uswars.net/1775-1783/index.htm

REVOLUTIONARY WAR: If you had an ancestor who served in the Revolutionary War here's a site that lets you post your ancestor's information and search their records also. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ars/index.htm

REVOLUTIONARY WAR WARRANTS: Do you have an ancestor who served in the Revolutionary War? Or have you run across a warrant/patent number for him? Here's a site that let's you search by name or warrant number. http://www.sos.state.ky.us/intranet/Revwscr.htm

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: DAR Home Page: http://www.dar.org/

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: SAR Home Page: http://www.sar.org/

LOYALIST INSTITUTE: New up and coming web site. Lots of information on those to remained loyal to England during the Revolutionary War. http://www.royalprovincial.com/

1835 PENSION LISTS: A listing of 12 southern states & D.C. for the 1835 Federal Pension List. http://members.tripod.com/~rosters/index-5.html

THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A COMPILATION OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES: FINALLY a search engine to this huge amount of information. http://moa.cit.cornell.edu/moa/browse.monographs/waro.html

 

WAR OF 1812: 1812-1814

WAR 1812 WEBSITE - A little bit of everything about the war. http://www.militaryheritage.com/1812.htm

WOMEN IN THE WAR OF 1812 - http://userpages.aug.com/captbarb/femvets3.html

MULTI-MEDIA HISTORY COMPANY: Information on all battles of the War of 1812. http://www.multied.com/1812/

 

 FRENCH & INDIAN WARS: 1817-1858

INDIAN WARS: Explanation of the Indian Wars with links to the individual wars. http://www.gbso.net/skyhawk/indianwa.htm

NATIONAL INDIAN WAR ASSOCIATION: Lots of Info. http://www.indianwars.org/

BUFFALO SOLDIERS & THE INDIAN WARS - http://www.buffalosoldier.net/

 

MEXICAN WAR: 1845-1848:

MEXICAN WAR: Descendants of the Mexican War - Home page http://www.dmwv.org/

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR: Article on the Causes of the Mexican-American War: http://www.azteca.net/aztec/war/Mexican-American-War.html

 

CIVIL WAR: 1861-1865

INDEX TO CIVIL WAR VETS: From the 1840 Census http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/colonial/census/1840/index.html

CIVIL WAR TRIVIA PAGE: A new project. Neat info. http://www.funtrivia.com/dir/778.html

CIVIL WAR CLIP ART: http://civilwarclipart.com/Clipartgallery/clipart.htm

SOUTHERN CIVIL WAR CLIP ART PLUS MUSIC FOR YOUR WEB SITE: http://www.dixienet.org/csa_downloads/csa_downloads.htm

ANDERSON PRISON: Not only Prison info but lots of other stuff also. http://www.angelfire.com/ga2/Andersonvilleprison/index.html

NC CONFEDERATE BURIAL PROJECT: A non-profit group trying to catalog all of the Confederate soldiers buried in NC (not just people from NC). Check it out and see what you find . http://www.26nc.org/Burial/main.htm

GOVERNMENT'S COMPLETE RECORDS OF THE CIVIL WAR: Cornell University has scanned in all of "The War of the Rebellion" - a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies published under the direction of the Secretary of War. After poking around on the site I found that the "General Index" starts on page 62 of the Series 4 Volume 4* (lower right corner) Series 3 Index is in Volume 5. Appears to be a site that requires spending time to learn about but well worth the effort. You have to click on Making of America and then use the search engine (The War of the Rebellion) - scan down until you find the series. http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/. Some enterprising folks have put together an index for this massive work. Try this one: http://www.researchonline.net/or/

WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR: A new site that is just starting so there's not a lot of info yet. But this area is a much neglected area of research. http://womenandthecivilwar.org/

MEDICINE DURING THE CIVIL WAR: A group of links for all types of information on medical information during the civil war. http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/cwc/links/links8.htm#med

CONFEDERATE ELECTRIC CARD INDEX: Actual scanned images of the Confederate Roster cards. It's horribly slow to load, but is well worth the search. http://web.archive.org/web/20030319174610/www.lva.lib.va.us/

THE CIVIL WAR HOMEPAGE: Most everything you want to know about the Civil War - Lots of information and links; http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html

PHOTOS OF THE CIVIL WAR: US Army Military History Institute makes these available. http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/PhotoDB.html

CIVIL WAR DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL: A most interesting glimpse of life during the Civil War. http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/williamson/text.html

CIVIL WAR HELPFUL HINTS FOR RESEARCH: Donna Ristenbatt has set up a home page with several links and lots of tips on how to research a Civil War Ancestor http://www.ristenbatt.com/genealogy/civilwar.htm

KEN JONE'S CIVIL WAR PAGE: Alabama and Texas records are featured, but he has links to the Regimental or Unit Histories for ALL STATES. http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/

CIVIL WAR INDEX PAGE: This site is being updated everyday with new information on civil war rosters of both confederate and union soldiers. If you had an ancestor serve in the civil war visit this page and add your information. http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/

CIVIL WAR ROSTERS: A site of Civil War Rosters by state. Lots of searchable records - http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/3680/cw/cw.html

CONFEDERATE PHYSICIANS FROM TN: http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/pubsvs/docintro.htm

SOLDIERS & SAILORS IN THE CIVIL WAR - Both Black and White: This site is transcribing the basic information found in the National Archives on both Union and Confederate Soldiers & Sailors. It contains a list of over 23,000 names of Colored troops. It's being updated all the time; you will want to bookmark it and keep going back. http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/

ODIN'S CASTLE: A great page for Civil War Information. A time line of the War, essays on how and why it started, Civil War Battlefields, Battles, Regiments, etc. Don't start your Civil War Research without stopping by here first. http://www.odinscastle.org/odin13.html

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC (GAR): An often overlooked source for Civil War Info. http://suvcw.org/gar.htm

CONFEDERATES IN BRAZIL: Many people left the US after the Civil War and settled in Brazil. Check all the info, who, when and where You can't turn the music off but it doesn't play for long. http://www.scv.org/Camp1653/

SEARCHABLE LIST OF SOLDIERS IN BRAZIL: A list that is growing all the time of who was in Brazil and their descendants http://www.researchonline.net/sccw/index.htm

THE CIVIL WAR ARCHIVES: This is a new site but adding information quickly. Music plays when the page opens. http://www.civilwararchive.com/files.htm

THE ULTIMATE LIST OF LINKS: This page has "by their count" over 2,100 links to Civil War sites plus a great article on how to research your Civil War Ancestor http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/

 

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR: 1898

SPANISH/AMERICAN WAR: New Article and links from NARA. From the main page do a search on "Spanish American War". http://www.archives.gov/search/index.html

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR CENTENNIAL WEBSITE http://www.spanamwar.com/

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR: the Spanish American War Home Page http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/

PHOTOS, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Photos from the Spanish-American War http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/spanam/eve-pge.htm

 

WORLD WAR I: 1917-1918

FLYING ACES WWI: Choose your country, look at medals, history, airplanes, books etc. Pictures of many of the pilots, individual history, medals, etc. If you had a flying ace in your family this is the place to go. http://www.theaerodrome.com/

PHOTOS - WORLD WAR I: http://www.ww1photos.com/

WORLD WAR I DRAFT RECORDS: Searchable data base now on Rootsweb. It's certainly not complete, lots of states missing but you never know what you might find - http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ww1/draft/search.cgi

 

WORLD WAR II: 1942-1945

WWII Sites: Archives & Documents: http://www.euronet.nl/users/wilfried/ww2/second.htm

A MONSTER NUMBER OF LINKS FOR WWII: Page is entitled "Dad's War: Finding and Telling your Father's WW2 Story: http://members.aol.com/dadswar/index.htm#milsites

SHIP CROSSING INFORMATION: Information on Troop Ships during WW2: http://troopships.pier90.org/

 

KOREAN CONFLICT

Paperless Archives' Korean War titles covering the conflict through a broad range of original historical source documents, presidential papers, official history texts, and photos. http://www.paperlessarchives.com/korean_war.html

 

GENERAL INFO:

MILITARY JOKES - Fun site for anyone who has been in the Military http://miljokes.com/

WAR RECORDS BY UNITS: Lots of information about colonial NC which we all know included a major chuck of the colonial area. You might want to drop by if you're searching for early ancestors. http://www.mindspring.com/~jsruss/colonial/

THE ALAMO HOME PAGE: Often times this page comes up as lost and other times it loads. I didn't find a picture of John Wayne, but I did find most everything else to do with this famous battle that changed the history of the west. http://numedia.tddc.net/sa/alamo/ - the Official Alamo Site: http://www.thealamo.org/

THE ARMY'S HOME PAGE:. Search a full list of Medal Of Honor winners from the Civil War through now. Read about the Army Nurse Corp plus lots of other information. http://www.army.mil/

 ARMY'S PAGE: Includes samples of all the insignia issued during the history of the US Army along with other interesting information https://www.perscom.army.mil

THE NAVY: Past, present and hopes for the future. http://www.history.navy.mil/

VETERANS OF ALL WARS: A Great Page for Veterans of all wars - links to lots of Military Information sites http://members.aol.com/veterans/warlib6.htm

SEARCHING FOR CURRENT MILITARY MEMBERS? Here's the place to go. http://www.vetfriends.com/

A SITE OF LINKS TO ALL WARS: http://www.usigs.org/library/military/links/index.htm

FIRST MOM'S SITE: Another site with lots of links: http://khuish.tripod.com/military.htm

 

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