Waushara County, Wisconsin
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Military Information


Last updated November 6, 2013

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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 At this link you will be able to fill out a form and have the D.A. R. to 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
 

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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.

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Mexican-American War (1846-1848)

Museum of the City of San Francisco - A short history of the Mexican-American War

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Civil War (1861-1865)

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 - Link to National Archives Civil War records page with instructions on ordering copies.
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. 
15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry - The Scandinavian Regiment
8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry - Information about this unit
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Vesterheim Museum - Norwegians in the Civil War database

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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 Website

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World War I (1914-1918)

WWI Registrations - Information on this war registrations, with a searchable database
National Archives - World War I Draft Registration Cards Microfilm Roll List, M1509: Wisconsin (102 rolls)

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World War II (1939-1945)

World At War - World War II History/Timeline
World War II Casualties-Lists of the Waushara County casualties from WWII
National Archives - Link to WWII Memorial Site
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

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Viet Nam Conflict (1961-1975)

Viet Nam  Memorial Wall - Searchable database.
 

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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
National Cemeteries - Includes state list of national cemeteries
 

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Miscellaneous Information& Associations, Etc.

Waushara County Veterans Services
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
VFW - Veterans of Foreign Wars
Wisconsin Veterans Museum - Link to their newsletter
National Archives - They are adding new databases all of the time, so check this site often. They have many searchable databases.

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