Waupaca County, Wisconsin - Military Information

Last updated November 6, 2013

Wisconsin Veteran's Home, King, WI

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American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

American Revolutionary War Soldiers and Their Descendants - Includes a searchable database for soldiers with links to persons who can give you further information on the names soldier.
DAR - Daughters of the American Revolution Website - Fill out a form here for a free search to see if your ancestor is recognized by the D. A. R. as a Revolutionary Patriot.
National Society Sons of the American Revolution - Information to the chapters throughout the US.
Wisconsin Society Sons of American Revolution - Information about this society is given at this informative site
Revolutionary War Timeline
The American Revolution
American Revolution Battles
American Revolutionary War Battles -
Wikipedia
Maps of Early America
The American Revolution and Its Era - Library of Congress
The American Revolution
Women in the American Revolution
Women of the Revolution

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War of 1812 (1812-1814)

War of 1812 - Information on various items of the War of 1812.
War of 1812 - Miscellaneous information on the War of 1812, including maps, battles, etc.
The War of 1812
General Society of the War of 1812
Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 - Smithsonian
War of 1812 battles
War of 1812 Discharge Certificates - National Archives
War of 1812 Bounty Land Grants - Free index search

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Mexican-American War (1846-1848)

Museum of the City of San Francisco - A short history of the Mexican-American War
U.S. - Mexican War - PBS
Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
Mexican-American War maps
Mexican-American War - Resources available
The Mexican War

Mexican War Battles

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Civil War (1861-1865)

National Park System - Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System-Great searchable databases.
Wisconsin State Historical Society - Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865
American Civil War Homepage - Pictures, biographies, histories, etc.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Information regarding the Civil War and the Sons of the Union Veterans organization.
Obtaining Civil War Records - A guide on how to obtain civil war records, form needed. etc.
America's Civil War: Battle and Campaign Maps - On-line maps of Civil War battles or campaigns.
Civil War Battles - Search by state for maps of the Civil War battles fought in each state.
Sons of Confederate Veterans - Information regarding the Civil War and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. 
Vesterheim Museum - Norwegians in the Civil War database
Civil War Draft in Wisconsin - Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Civil War Camps
Chickamauga National Battlefield - Includes photos of Wisconsin Civil War unit monuments.
Civil War Battle Summaries by State
Civil War Preservation Trust
Civil War Interactive
The History Place
Civil War Women - Duke University
Fort McHenry and Andersonville Prisons -Searchable database - Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Andersonville National Historic Site
Black Soldiers in the Civil War - National Archives
2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

4th Wisconsin Volunteer - This is a great site!
8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry - Information about the 8th
26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
33rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

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Spanish-American War (1898)

Access Genealogy - Various information sites listed which includes information on many different state units in this war
Library of Congress - Spanish-American War Information
Spanish-American War Centennial

Wisconsin in the Spanish-American War
Spanish-American War Records - Access Genealogy
Spanish-American War - National Archives
Sons of Spanish American War Veterans
Spanish American War information

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World War I (1914-1918)

WWI Registrations - Searchable index.
National Archives - World War I Records
WWI Milwaukee Military Portrait Index - Milwaukee Public Library
The Great War - PBS
Famous, Infamous, and Interesting WWI Draft Registrations - National Archives
World War I - Access Genealogy

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World War II (1939-1945)

The Battle of Normandy - Brief history about this battle. (Submitted by K. Donato's students.)
World At War - World War II History/Timeline
World War II Casualties- Waupaca Area WWII Casualties
National Archives - Link to WWII Memorial Site
Wisconsin WWII Casualty List
WWII Military and Home Fronts - Wisconsin Historical Society
The Historical Place - WWII in Europe - Good timeline
World War II
National Archive WWII Pictures
African Americans In WWII
Naval History and Heritage - Pearl Harbor images
Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund
American Women in World War II - National Women's History Museum
Rosie the Riveter
Car, Land and Air Vehicles During World War II - Includes many good links to other WWII information. - NEW


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Korean Conflict (1950-1953)

Korean War Timeline
Korean War Project
Korean War Grave Registration - Article on this topic
Korean War
Korea Timeline - Korea: The Forgotten War
Nurse Casualties in the Korean War - National Archives
State Level Casualty Lists for the Korean War - National Archives
 

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Vietnam Conflict (1961-1975)

Vietnam Memorial Wall - Searchable database.
The Vietnam Memorial Wall - Searchable database.
State Level Casualty Lists for the Vietnam Conflict - National Archives
The Vietnam-Era Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action Database - Library of Congress
Evidence of Survivability - Vietnam

Vietnam Online - PBS
Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
US Army Units in Vietnam Badges
The Vietnam Center and Archives
American Women Who Died in the Vietnam War
Vietnam Women's Memorial Fund

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Military Branches

United States Department of Defense - Homepage for the US Department of Defense
United State Army - Homepage for the US Army and Army National Guard
United States Coast Guard - Homepage for the US Coast Guard
United States Marine Corps - Homepage for the US Marine Corps
United States Merchant Marines - Merchant Marines information
United States Navy
- Homepage for the US Navy
County Veterans Service Officers - Gives the name and contact information for all counties

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Other Helpful Links


Cyndi's List - Military Page - Large listing of links, records for the various wars and conflicts.
National Archives Military Records - Information on how  and where to send for military records.
VA National Cemeteries - Listing (with addresses, etc.) of the US VA National Cemeteries.
Cemeteries Online - Transcriptions of some of the VA National Cemeteries
Veterans of Foreign Wars
American Battle Monuments Commission -
Searchable databases on several war casualties
Wisconsin Veterans Museum - Link to their newsletter

National Archives - Military Research Information
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Waupaca Post 1037
Veteran History Project - Library of Congress

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Transcriptions

Waupaca County Military Personnel Who Died During WW1 - Transcribed from the Wisconsin's Gold Star List prepared by John G. Gregory 1925. The site includes all counties in WI.
Andrew J. Shumway's journal - Journal kept during WWI.

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