The Villages Genealogical Society
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Microfilmed pension records are available from the National Archives, HeritageQuest Online and the Family History Library.
Last Updated: 22 March 2016
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In Colonial days, men were eligible for service at age 16. Some lied about their age an entered before age 16.
Last Updated: 22 March 2016
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A military records subscription site is Fold3.com
Last Updated: 22 March 2016
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Pension files may contain birth date and place, and the names of the wife and children.
Last Updated: 22 March 2016
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Of primary interest to genealogists are service records and pension records. Many records are available through the National Archives.
Last Updated: 22 March 2016