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Purpose[edit | edit source]

Add information about Military resources on each Nevada county page

Task List[edit | edit source]

Task List


Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Go to the Task List and sign out a section of counties to work on.

2. Copy and paste the following under the heading Military:

==== Online Collections ====
These collections are unique to Nevada. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[Nevada Military Records|Nevada Military Records]].<br>

''Civil War''<br>
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932420|Nevada, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/hr/search FamilySearch] — index<br>
*'''1863-1866''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3349 Nevada Civil War Volunteers, 1863-1866] ($) at [https://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index<br>

''World War I''<br>
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/greatwar.html Nevada - Soldiers of the Great War]<br>

''World War II''<br>
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/WWII.txt Nevada Casualties of World War II]<br>

''Korea War''<br>
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/korhnrarc.txt Nevada Military Killed in Action in Korea]<br>
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/military/korean-war/casualty-lists/nv-alpha.pdf U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Korean War for Nevada]<br>

''Vietnam War''<br>
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/viehnrarc.txt Nevada Military Killed in Action in Vietnam]<br>
*[http://www.vietvet.org/statewall/nevada/nv.htm The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Nevada]<br>
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/military/vietnam-war/casualty-lists/nv-alpha.pdf Vietnam Conflict Casualty Lists - Nevada]<br>

''Other Conflicts''<br>
*[http://www.nvgenweb.org/Mideast.html Nevadans Killed in Action - Operation Enduring Freedom & Operation Iraqi Freedom]

For further information see [[Nevada Military Records]].


3. If there is already a Civil War heading on the page, replace it with the one above.

4. If one of the collections found above are already on the page, you can replace it with the above information.

5. If there is a collection in the section not listed above, merge it with the new information.

6. Preview the page to make sure the links and information look correct.

7. Add to the Summary field, "added military info" and save the page.

8. Once you are finished, go back to the Task List and add the date you completed your section of counties.

Example[edit | edit source]

Below is an example of how it should look under the Military Records Heading under the info already listed.

Online Collections[edit | edit source]

These collections are unique to Nevada. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and Nevada Military Records. Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korea War

Vietnam War

Other Conflicts

For further information see Nevada Military Records.