By the end of the War of 1812, nearly 35,000 American Regulars and 458,000 militia had served on land and sea. In this syllabus, Chief Genealogist David Allen Lambert provides a quick guide to essential records for researching War of 1812 veterans, links to resources (both in print and online), and more.
This syllabus is intended to accompany our online lecture Researching War of 1812 Veteran Ancestors (archived recording as of 7/7/22: https://americanancestors.org/video-library). It includes a reference for all resources mentioned in the session, plus links to many others.
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Created by David Allen Lambert
Published: July 2022
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