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Tracing Your Revolutionary War Patriot

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War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois

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Whether it's news from the front or news about old soldiers, you'll find it indexed here.  You can read about movements of armies or regimental news, meetings & reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Confederate Veterans, the Doughboys or and more.  What about the "in-between" military news? It's here, too!

Fighter Pilots' Drinking Song from WWII

I have also included a few of the individual service records that I've acquired in my own family research.  

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The Revolutionary War

Death of Revolutionary War Veteran Richard GREEN, 1832

Death of General STARK, NH, 1822

Death of Revolutionary War Veteran Daniel BRODHEAD, New York, 1831

Casualty Lists from a Skirmish Between General WAYNE's Detachment and the British Army, Green Springs, Virginia, 1781
Now indexed! Surnames include the following:

Death of Revolutionary War Veteran Captain Daniel SHELOR, VA, 1847

MATTHEWS Death, Revolutionary War Veteran, 1830

PACKARD Death, Revolutionary War Veteran, 1848

McAROY Death, Revolutionary War Veteran, 1810

Revolutionary War Veteran Timothy BIGELOW Dies in New Jersey, 1847

Revolutionary War Veteran Aaron BURNET Dies in New Jersey, 1837

Revolutionary War Veteran Daniel FISH Dies in Massachusetts, 1837

Revolutionary War Veteran EVANS Dies in Connecticut, 1840

Revolutionary War Veteran WILLIAMS Dies in Georgia, 1851

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The War of 1812

Prisoners of War Return from Halifax, 1812    GARDNER, MORIARTY, NORTON, YOUNG

BARCLAY Arrives on Gleaner with Dispatches, NY, 1812

Schooner Active is Captured, Burned by British, 1812    PATTERSON   

Brigade Orders, Westchester County, NY, 1812   COURTLANDT, ODELL

Military & Naval Promotions, Mentions Tippecanoe, War of 1812    BAINBRIDGE, ARMSTRONG, BLOOMFIELD, BERRY, DEARBORN, BOYD

Impressed Sailor James KIDD Seeks Help, 1810

POW David CHEVER Dies in Barbados, 1813

U. S. Schooner Nonsuch, Lt. MONK, Captures British Cutter Caledonia, 1813

War of 1812 Veteran Col. Nicholas BURKE Dead in Baltimore, MD, 1858

British Citizen Reports Generous Treatment by American Privateers, 1812

Georgian John DEUBELL Donates 113-ton Schooner for U. S. Service, 1812

New York Artillery: Major SWARTWOUT to Replace Major BLEECKER, per Major Charles HUNTER, 1812

Death of Veteran Smith BRADSHAW, MO, 1876

Death of Veteran Samuel HIGH at Brock's Gap, Virginia, 1876

Veteran Charles BUDD Dies in New York, Fought at Plattsburg, 1827 

Troop Movements: News from New York, 1813

Commodore BAINBRIDGE Headed for Washington City, 1813

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The Texas Revolution

Colonel FANNIN Murdered at Goliad, 1836

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Frontier Indian Wars

Battle with Apaches at Las Animas Canyon, 1879    HATCH, DAY, DAWSON, WRIGHT, BEYER, MORROW, BLACKSON, GATEWOOD, EMMETT, Victorio

Indian Troubles in Iowa, 1848

Colonel WORTH Pursues Tustenuggee in Florida, 1850

General MILES & U. S. Soldiers Fight Sioux at Little Muddy Creek, 2nd Cavalry, 5th infantry, 7th Cavalry, Lame Bear, Minnecinkens, Montana Territory, 1877    FULLER, CUSTER, SPRINGER, LEWIS, MARTINDALE, KESKY, FREYER, OSBORN, JEFFRIES, RYAN, WILKES, GILLMAN, LEONARD,

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The Spanish American War

Col. WHITE of Beaufort Favors Port Royal for Troop Shipments, sc, 1898

Sick Troops Moved from Tampa to Kentucky, 1898 LEE

Perry MARTIN Honorably Discharged, Newberry Company, SC, 1898

Photo: Officers of Companies H & G, 4th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, 1898

Photo: 4 Soldiers & a Chaplain from the 31st Michigan Regiment, 1898 HUNT, KIRK, HARRAH, WHITE

Spanish Contempt: A Political Cartoon

Photo: Illinois Artillery, Non-Commissioned Officers' Mess, from souvenir edition newspaper, 1898

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Troubles in Latin America

Grim-Visaged War: A Political Cartoon, 1903

GOMEZ Denies Connection with Mexican Revolution; Disappears, 1912

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World War Two

I won't have many of these, since none of the newspapers in my collection are this recent. I do, however, have some from my own family.

Fighter Pilots' Drinking Song A favorite of my dad's.

ALLEN Notches his Gun Allied Fighter Pilots Take Toll on German Fighters BRADLEY, GALLUP, MESSER, McWHERTER, EAGLESTON, EMMER

Letter from Yuma, AZ Pilot Training... My father explains his plane crash to his father.

Eagle Scout Misses Getting Badge; Has Joined the Army That Eagle Scout was 16 years old.... my dad!

ALLEN Chalked up 121 Missions in ETO, Now he Wants to Tangle with Japs This newspaper clipping's reverse side has part of headline about secrecy surrounding atomic bomb explosions in Japan.... 

The Pioneer Mustangs: the 354th Fighter Group My dad's fighter group. 

Search Stars and Stripes Newspaper, Europe, Mediterranean, and North Africa Editions, 1942-1964.

Beyond Courage: One Regiment Against Japan icon
A vivid narrative of the men of New Mexico's 200th and 515th Coast Artillery (AA) units. Cave skillfully tells a story of hardship, bravery, unspeakable treatment, and a never-dying belief that their country would liberate them. They were the first unit to fire on the enemy in the Philippines and the last organized unit to lay down their arms when surrender came.

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Other Military News

Murderous Duel Fought in Philadelphia, Naval Lt. Kills Local Man, 1830    HUNTER, MILLER, MOORE

Death of Dr. James PAGE, U. S. Navy Surgeon. at Baltimore, 1832

Army News: Appointments, Resignations, Special Order, 1836   SPENCER, HUNT, BOYCE, WARD, SMITH, BARRY

Engineer, Sailor from Battleship Vermont Treated in Santa Barbara Hospital, 1908

Lt. J. W. MARTIN Acquitted in Court Martial, 2nd Infantry, NY, 1845


Lt. CORELING Death at Ft. McHenry, 1810

Companies C & D of the12th U. S. Cavalry en Route to Camp Halleck, 1870    KING

Macon Volunteers Will Drill at Armory, GA, 1876    CARNES, HUGUENIN


A. A. MILTEMORE Court-Martialed, Convicted, 1890

1st Battalion, 6th Australian Infantry Recruiting, see Lt. W. O. WILLIS, 1909

General MILES & U. S. Soldiers Fight Sioux at Little Muddy Creek, Montana Territory, 1877

Bloody Fight at Mazari Sherif, Losers Flee to Herat, 1879 Or... More of the same from Afghanistan!

Peter PEVEY calls NH Militia Officers' Meeting, 1808

Marines SMITH and HALL Fight Duel in North Carolina, 1808

Fort Totten Soldier Stabbed to Death, 101st Co., Coast Artillery, NY, 1905 McINTYRE, SNYDER

Convicts Leave Fort Omaha for Leavenworth, 1889 ORBINSON, O'CONNORS, IRVINGS, MILLER, DONAHUE, BINTON, MASON, O'BYRNES

Brigade Orders, Militia meeting schedule, Providence, RI, 1809 Names not yet indexed, but surnames include:  PEARSON, WALCOTT, BROWN, STONE, OLNEY, BRIDGHAM, SABIN

Death of Major General G. B. DAVIS, West Point, 1914

Judges Assemble for General Naval Court Martial, 1830 Surnames include the following: RIDGELEY, NICHOLSON, KENNEDY, JONES, SHUBRICK, MORGAN, KENNON, McKENNON, McKEEVER, MORFITT

Officers of the U. S. S. Delaware, 1828

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