Waupaca County, Wisconsin - Military Information

Last updated May 1, 2017

Wisconsin Veteran's Home, King, WI


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 -
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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


Other Helpful Links

Mesothelioma Veterans Center - Mesotheliima Information for veterans.
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



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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