Chris Dunham's Blog – September 2016 Archive (1)

War of 1812 Pension Application Files

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…

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