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Websites to assist with your Armed Forces ancestors

In honor of Veterans’ Day, here are some websites that may help you with genealogy research for ancestors who served in the military.

https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm – Database of Civil War soldiers and sailors

www.thewall-usa.com/index.asp#search – Listing of those killed in Vietnam who are included on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pow/powhome.html – Vietnam era POW/MIA database from the Library of Congress

www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/navy-casualties/ – List of World War II casualties by state for the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard from the National Archives

www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/index.html – World War II Honor List of dead and missing by state for Army and Air Force from the National Archives

http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov – Nationwide grave locator for all U.S. veterans’ cemeteries. Provides birth and death dates, military service branch, where buried and dates served.

www.abmc.gov – American Battle Monuments Commission has links to databases of American military buried on foreign soil.

www.wwiimemorial.com – National World War II Memorial, on left side click on WWII Registry to search for Americans who served in World War II

www.militaryindexes.com/worldwartwo – Online World War II indexes and records

www.suvcwdb.org – Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War grave site database. Search for Union or Confederate soldiers.

https://museum.dmna.ny.gov/unit-history/conflict/us-civil-war-1861-1865/rosters-new-york-volunteers-during-civil-war – Roster of New York Volunteers during the Civil War

http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/ – American soldiers buried at the overseas American War Cemeteries at Ardennes, Henri-Chapelle and Margraten.

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