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Our guide tells you everything you need to know about finding and using your ancestors' old military pension records.
US military records such as the DD 214 aren’t in online databases, but they can be requested from the National Archives and Records Administration. Learn how you can get a copy of your ancestor's discharge papers.
Researching a relative's WWII service.
Uncovering genealogy clues in WWI draft registrations.
Learn more about what your ancestors did in the Great War with this map of the World War I Hundred Days Offensive.
How many countries were drawn into the First World War? Here's a timeline of major WWI war declarations.
You may be able to learn more about your relative's WWI service by researching at the state level for the place where he enlisted or was drafted.
Check out this map of the Battle of Olustee, the only major Civil War conflict to be fought on Floridian soil.
On the day after Christmas in 1776, George Washington and his troops gave the country a yuletide gift: a decisive victory against British and Hessian forces. Learn about it in this historical map.
Don't let your veterans just fade away. Enlist the help of these five steps to find the stories behind your ancestors' military heritage.
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