02 December 2011

Mexican War Service Records at Fold3

If you are like me, you may know practically nothing at all about the Mexican War.  My kids are Texan by birth and I may know that there was such a war and that about exhausts my familiarity with this particular military conflict.

And, that doesn’t stop me from appreciating that fold3 has a Mexican War Service Records which were the topic of a recent blog post. This collection includes service records for volunteers who served from MS, PA, TN, TX and the Mormon Battalion (for which there are also Pension Files available).

Now I just need to find someone to research who might have served in this war!

Did one of your ancestor’s serve?  If so, please let us know!

Editor’s Note: When dealing with any military conflict and/or an activity where there would have been Federal involvement, I check out the NARA site to see what resources that site might have. As usual, I found some interesting resources at that site and then had to look further!

Are there other great sites about this war?  

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