Throughout history, millions of courageous men and women have served and protected their country in times of conflict. Were your ancestors among them? It’s never been easier to find out on Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online collection of family history resources, including millions of military records spanning from before the Revolutionary War all the way up to Vietnam.
The Ancestry.com U.S. Military Collection contains military records from Vietnam and Korea, as well as lesser known wars such as the War of 1812 and the Spanish-American War. Although privacy laws limit the number of publicly available records, Ancestry.com has more than 200,000 Vietnam and 150,000 Korean War records. Also included are more than 650,000 War of 1812 and 80,000 Spanish-American War records.
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Records detailing personal information about men who enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1798-1914.
Burial and gravesite information for almost 3.5 million veterans of the U.S. military, 1775-2006.
More than 10 million names in muster rolls of Marines serving between 1798-1940.
Collection of military service records, containing more than 580,000 names of soldiers who fought in the War of 1812.
Collection of more than 110,000 names of soldiers who died during the Vietnam war.
More than 80,000 awards and decorations of honor awarded to U.S. and Allied foreign military personnel during the Vietnam War.
More than 140,000 records of U.S. service-member casualties during the Korean War.