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Record Types

What Types of Records are Available at NARA?

Click on a heading for more information about each record type.

War Years Service Records Pension Records Carded Medical Records Court Martial Files Federal Land Records
Revolutionary War 1775-1783 No
no no No
War of 1812 1812-1815 YES Yes
(most on
no no Yes
(most on
Mexican-American and Early Indian Wars 1846-1848 YES YES YES
(not Indian Wars)
no YES
Civil War 1861-1865 YES Yes
(some online)
Spanish-American War 1898 YES YES YES no YES
Philippine Insurrection 1899-1902 YES YES no
(combined with service record)
no no

If you are interested in a different kind of record that is held by the National Archives, then please contact us.

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