10 May 2011

Footnote.com Publishes First Digital Versions of War of 1812 Pension Application Files

Collaboration with Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Archives Offers Free Online Access to Records

Lindon, UT (May 10, 2011) – Footnote.com is pleased to announce the first online publishing of the War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications. In cooperation with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Archives, Footnote.com is currently digitizing millions of War of 1812 records and making them available on its site free of charge. The initial 1,400 images are available today and the collection will continue to grow weekly as the digitization process progresses. When completed, the collection will encompass 7.2 million images that will detail the histories of soldiers who fought in the War of 1812 and their families…

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To learn more and contribute to the overall project, visit www.fgs.org/1812 or www.footnote.com/1812pensions.

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