The campaign to digitize 180,000 War of 1812 pension files has reached its fundraising goal. About two-thirds of the total are already online and free to view at Fold3. I counted 359 pension application files for Maine soldiers, with many more still to come.
The first applications were based on disability or death of a soldier. Beginning in…
Added by Chris Dunham on September 3, 2016 at 12:43am — No Comments