In honor of the holiday, essential Revolutionary War records links from militaryindexes.com. If your ancestors were American Patriots who broke away from Britain, here is some one-stop shopping on American Revolutionary War Records.
- Revolutionary War Records and Documents Online at Fold3
- Compiled Service Records of American Army Soldiers During the Revolutionary War 1775-1783 contains scanned documents of the service records (from National Archives Microfilm Publication M881)
- Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files contains scanned documents of these records (from NARA Microfilm Publication M804)
- Numbered Record Books Concerning Military Operations and Service, Pay and Settlement of Accounts, and Supplies in the War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records (from NARA Microfilm Publication M853). See also FamilySearch’s information on this record group.
- Revolutionary War Records at Ancestry
- U.S. Compiled Revolutionary War Military Service Records 1775-1783 (from NARA Microfilm Publications M880 and M881)
- Revolutionary War Rolls 1775-1783 nearly 426,000 names (NARA M246)
- Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books – 152 Vols.
- State records at this link from Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.
Does your family want to you to actually cook out and go to parades and enjoy the holiday? Essential Revolutionary War records can wait, but not for long.
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