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The Army and Navy Chronicle was published between 1835-1842. It shared news and stories about the activities of the United States Army and Navy and included pieces contributed by the soldiers or sailors themselves. This is a poem published about the…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Returns from the Regular Army Infantry Regiments, 1821-1916 database contains reports on the strength of regular army infantry regiments. Included in these reports are details regarding the total numbers of men present, absent, sick, or on extra…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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A pillar honoring the place where Second Lieutenant Mudge fell during Dade’s Battle. The area is now a part of Dade Battlefield State Park in Bushnell, Florida. On June 13, 1842, as a prelude to the formal ending of the Second Seminole War, Col.…

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An engraved image of Second Lieutenant Robert Rich Mudge from an 1868 family history book entitled "Memorials: Being a Biograpbical and Historical Account of the Name of Mudge in America". He is estimated to be about twenty-five years old in this…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

McWiggin Army Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Keirns Army Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Keais Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Hottick Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Gatlin Register of Englistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Gaffney Register of Enlistements.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Foster Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

Bourke Register of Enlistments.jpg
The Descriptive and Historical Register of Enlisted Soldiers of the Army is a record of all the individuals who enlisted in the United States Army between 1798-1914. The register includes information about the individual’s age at time of…

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The alterations, since last return, among the enlisted men of the Company K Tenth Cavalry from July of 1889. The monthly returns were used to report on the strength of each regiment, including total numbers of men present, absent, sick, or on extra…

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The Tenth United States census records for Otter Creek Township, Virgo County, Indiana, for 1880. The Census divides the population by categories of name, number of people in household, civil condition, occupation, health, education, place of birth…

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The certificate of death for Charles E.T. Wade. The form lists the city, county and state an individual died in, their full name, spouse’s name, race, gender, age, occupation, birthplace and other personal information. Charles E.T. Wade was born in…

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The internment card for Charles E.T. Wade. The document provides information including name, rank, company, regiment and other service information, date of death, date of internment and gravesite. Charles E.T. Wade was born in the West Indies and…

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The United States Colored Troops military service record description card for Abraham Lancaster. The card lists major events from a black soldier’s time in the military and when they occurred including enlistment, absences, and hospital…

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The enlistment record for Abraham Lancaster by the United States Colored Troops on January 12, 1863. The record provided individual information on soldiers including name, age, birthplace, occupation, date of enlistment, and location of…

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The Freedmen’s Bureau application for William Hewlin. The application provides specific information from his time in the military, including enlistment date and location and muster in and muster out dates. The notes at the bottom of the document…

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The enlistment record for William Hewlin by the United States Colored Troops on June 12, 1863. The record provided individual information on soldiers including name, age, birthplace, occupation, date of enlistment, and location of enlistment. William…

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The enlistment record for Thomas Hanandos by the United States Colored Troops on January 12, 1863. The record provided individual information on soldiers including name, age, birthplace, occupation, date of enlistment, and location of…

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The record of desertion for Thomas Hanandos by the United States Colored Troops on November 14, 1889. According to the document, Hanandos was absent without leave from October 21, 1863, to October 24, 1863. Thomas Hanandos was a runaway slave from…

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The draft registration card for John Martin Conaway (1892-1955). The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the…

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A schematic map of the Air Service Production Center #2 at the Romorantin Aerodrome. The Aerodrome is located about sixty miles south of the city of Orleans in France’s Loire River valley. John Conaway (1892-1955) and his unit, the 803rd Aero…

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Estevan Rojo placing a wooden panel while building a house. An unidentified man stands behind him, holding the end of the piece of wood. A first generation American, Rojo joined the United States Army during the First World War. He served as a…

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Estevan Rojo dressed in his military uniform sits in between his standing children. A first generation American, Rojo joined the United States Army during the First World War. He served as a wagoner in the 119th Field Artillery. During the war, the…

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United States Army Base No. 117 in LaFauche, Haute-Marne, France. The hospital was used to specifically treat psychiatric ailments, such as shell shock. Shell shock, known today as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), was a complex diagnosis…

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A page from the Ferris Institute yearbook from 1907. The page features a black and white photograph of the September shorthand class, group 1. A notable student pictured is Jane "Jennie" Margaret Gadde (1888-1963), who earned a degree in…

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A list of persons in Clearwater, Florida, who failed to submit questionnaires regarding conscription to the Adjutant General of Florida. The document is dated January 30, 1918. Local draft boards sent out a sixteen-page questionnaire, which asked…

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A newspaper article published in The Tampa Tribune on March 11, 1933. The article, entitled "State Legion Convention Plans Reported Changed," reported that James Norman Ball (1890-1940), commander of Leslie Collier post of the American Legion in…

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A newspaper article published in The Airscout's Snapshot on October 2, 1918. The column, entitled "S.O.L.", was devoted to “real, honest-to-gosh photographers.” A notable soldier mentioned in the article is James Normal Ball (1890-1940), who the…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals departing from Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1918. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. A notable passenger listed in the…

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The draft registration card for Edward John Seidel (1915-1996). The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the…

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An excerpt from a newspaper article published in The Miami News on November 19, 1944. The excerpt describes the service of Sellers Boynton Rogers (1917-1996), who is described a “medical aid man,” known commonly today as a Combat Medic. Born on…

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The draft registration card for Sellers Boynton Rogers (1917-1996). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, home address, telephone number, age in years, date of birth, place of birth, name of person who will…

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Confidential document describing valorous acts conducted in Vietnam between 1969 and 1970. The 15th Medical Battalion received the Valorous Unit Award for treating casualties in the heat of battle and experiencing no injures to any of the medical…

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A newspaper clipping from The Miami News on May 24, 1962. Below a photograph of Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992) is an announcement that he has joined the sales staff of Hamilton Realty, Inc. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on April 7, 1899, Zwicker…

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The draft registration card for Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992). The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the…

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A newspaper article published in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 22, 1918. The article reports that Wesley John Zimmerman (1893-1990) was wounded on the first day of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on September 26, 1918. He was attached to the…

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The outward-bound passenger list of the USNS Henry Gibbins, which was a transport ship active in the Korean War. The document lists the passenger's family name, United States passport number, place of birth, date and place of naturalization, the…

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The draft registration card for Richard Clifton Jones (1921-1995). The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals for the Leviathan from Brest, France, to Hoboken, New Jersey, on August 6, 1919. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. On…

Prendota WW2 Draft Card.jpg
The draft registration card for Felix A. Prendota (1895-1988). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, telephone number, age, place of birth, date of birth, name and address of person who will always know your…

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Photographs of Company G of the 105th Infantry taken between 1917 and 1919. 35 black and white photographs of men appear in seven rows. Below them is a numerical list of names corresponding to the photographs. A notable soldier featured is Charles…

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The United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card for Fred O. Kalinchuk (1896-1994). The form includes the name, residence, occupation, race, place of birth, marital status and children, last foreign residence, date of…

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A newspaper article published in Florida Today on June 1, 1988. The article discusses Elmer Farrow Hurst’s dying wish to be buried at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Born on February 13, 1921, in Cabool, Missouri, Hurst joined the…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Amasa Edward Hoyt Jr. The document includes Hoyt's name, Army serial number, race, residence, where he enlisted, place of birth, birth date or age, organizations served in, grades, engagements, wounds,…

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The veterans compensation application for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for William Bain Handwerk (1921-1996). The document authorized the state to compensate veterans native to Pennsylvania at the time of their enlistment. The form includes the…

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The draft registration card for Robert Gerlach, who enlisted in the United States Army during World War I. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race,…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Middletown Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether…

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Two pages of church records from the Hicksite Quaker Church. Before his marriage in 1922, Charles Henry Craig (1896-1982) was admitted to the Hicksite Quaker Church on November 21, 1922. The application is included in these records. Craig was born on…

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The draft registration card for Edwin Clay Bagby. The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the reference and their…

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A letter of correspondence from David Moniac to his sister on November 14, 1822. In the letter, Moniac explains to his sister that he is resigning from his appointment as Brevet Second Lieutenant in the Sixth United States Infantry of the United…

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A page from the register of officers and cadets for the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1819. A notable cadet listed is David Moniac, who is listed as a cadet. David Moniac was born in 1802, near Pinchona Creek, in present-day…

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Auxiliary Remount Depot no. 333 at Camp Joseph E. Johnston in Jacksonville, Florida, in April 1918. The 305, 306, 307 and 308 Field Remount Squadrons are in formation on the parade grounds. A notable soldier in this segregated unit is Archie Hawkins…

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The draft registration card for Archie Hawkins (1902 – 1989). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, father's birthplace, name and place of…

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The abstract of World War I military service for John M. Antuono (1894 – 1992). The document includes Antuono’s surname, Christian name, Army serial number, whether White or Colored, home address, place of enlistment, place of birth, date of…

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The draft registration card for John M. Antuono. The card includes name in full, age in years, home town, date of birth, citizenship status, place of birth, present trade, employer, place of employment, dependents, marriage status, race, prior…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Boston, Massachusetts, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house,…

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The draft registration card for Raymond R. Moore. The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the reference and their…

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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Application Form for Veterans Compensation, which authorized the state to compensate veterans native to Pennsylvania at the time of their enlistment. The application includes name, current address, branch and…

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The United States Army Register of Enlistments for 1912. The first page includes the register number of the recruit, their name, the month and day of their enlistment, their enlistment location, the officer who enlisted them, place of birth, age,…

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English translation of a letter written in French from Pierre B to the National Personnel Center (NPRC), asking for Harry Weber’s contact information and detailing how Weber saved Pierre and a friend from a grenade left behind by the Germans.…

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Harry Weber (pictured right) and Edith Chizefsky (pictured left) on their wedding day in New York City on November 10, 1943. Harry is wearing his Army uniform. Harry Weber was born on July 11, 1917. His mother, Eva, and father, Abraham, immigrated to…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Kings County, Brooklyn, New York City, New York for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent,…

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The draft registration cards for Melvin Albert Hemmerle, who submitted on October 16, 1940, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, home address, telephone number, age in years, date of…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Hamilton County, Civil District No. 2, Tennessee for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented,…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Double Run, Georgia in Hickox County for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…