Finding Civil War Ancestors


This is an excellent site for finding information about a relative who fought in the Civil War.  It helps if you know side, state or regiment soldier served in but it is not necessary.

  is another excellent site for finding information about many Civil War Veterans if you know the cemetery where relative is buried and that cemetery or your relative has been recorded at this site. If not, you can record the information that you have yourself. It is a very easy-to-use site and it is free!!

Fold3 is known for its unique collections of  military records and historical documents, yet there are a vast number of photographs on the site as well. 

This site covers Revolutionary War through Vietnam War. You can begin working on site for free and decide if you want to pay for any records you find on site.