Thursday, April 22, 2010

War of 1812 Ancestors

The Library recently acquired two books pertaining to the War of 1812.

War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in the State of Illinois, and War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in Northern Illinois were compiled and published by the National Society of United States Daughters of 1812.

Listings include the soldier's name, birth and death dates, wife's name, soldier's rank, state served from and company, pension record references, county code, cemetery name, townshiip, and the nearest city / town.

Find these in the Reference Room at R929.3773 WAR.

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