Military Records

Military Records Research

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The National Archives holds Federal military service records from the Revolutionary War to 1912 in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Military service records from WWI - present are held in the National Military Personnel Records Center (NPRC), in St. Louis, Missouri. See details of holdings.

Post-WWI regimental and unit records are primarily held at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.




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