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=== Final Statements ===
 
=== Final Statements ===
  
The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" (National Archives Catalog ID: [http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=654719 654719]) are records of soldiers who served in Regular Army units that were discharged by "reason of death" between the years 1862 and 1899. When a soldier died a "final statement" was issued and a copy submitted to the Adjutant General's Office. The collection "Final Statements, 1862-1899" on Fold3 was digitized directly from original records held by the National Archives and has never been microfilmed.
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The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" (National Archives Catalog ID: [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/654719 654719]) are records of soldiers who served in Regular Army units that were discharged by "reason of death" between the years 1862 and 1899. When a soldier died a "final statement" was issued and a copy submitted to the Adjutant General's Office. The collection "Final Statements, 1862-1899" on Fold3 was digitized directly from original records held by the National Archives and has never been microfilmed.
  
 
==== Where to Find the Records ====  
 
==== Where to Find the Records ====  
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*The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" have never bean microfilmed. Online access is available at no charge at [http://www.archives.gov/locations/archival-research.html National Archives research rooms] and any library that provides free access to Fold3.com.
 
*The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" have never bean microfilmed. Online access is available at no charge at [http://www.archives.gov/locations/archival-research.html National Archives research rooms] and any library that provides free access to Fold3.com.
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=== Regular Army Officers ===
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*The "[[Historical Register and Dictionary of the US Army|Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army]]..." by Francis B. Heitman lists Regular Army and volunteer officers from 1789 to 1903 that were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner. See Vol.2 pp. 13-42.
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=== Medical Records ===
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For medical information about volunteer soldiers who fought in the Mexican war, consult the National Archives series, "Carded Medical Records of Volunteer Soldiers in the Mexican and Civil Wars, compiled 1846 - 1865" found in [http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ Record Group (RG) 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 17862-1984, entry 534]. These cards relate to volunteers admitted to hospitals for treatment and may include information such as name; rank; organization; complaint; date of admission; hospital to which admitted; and date returned to duty, deserted, discharged, sent to generaRegister of Clothing Accounts and Hospital Records, 1861 - 1862]l hospital, furloughed, or died. This series is arranged by state, thereunder by the number of the regiment (cavalry, infantry, and artillery are filed together under the common regiment number) and then by initial letter of surname.
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'''National Archives Related Sources'''
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/655658 Carded Service Records of Hospital Attendants, Matrons and Nurses, 1861 - 1865. NAID 655658]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/28277783 List of Female Nurses, Cooks, and Laundresses Employed in Army Hospitals During the Civil War. NAID 28277783]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2602371 Register of Clothing Accounts and Hospital Records, 1861 - 1862. NAID 2602371]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2602360 Indexes to Records of Civil War Hospitals, 1882 - 1882. NAID 2602360]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/655731 Field Record of Hospitals, 1821 -1912. NAID 655731]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2602363 Guides to Civil War Hospitals, 1888 - 1888. NAID 2602363]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2602366 Register of Patients at a Convalescent Camp at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1914 - 1914. NAID 2602366]
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''' Related Family History Library Holdings'''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/102940-redirection Newton Allen Strait. ''Roster of All Regimental Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons.. Washington,D.C.: N.A.Strait, 1882 FHL Digital Images] 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/687374  ''Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion,'' 6 vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1870-1873 reprint Wilmington,North Carolina: Broadfoot Pub. Co., 1990-1991. FHL 973 M2msh]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/695313 ''Medical and Surgical History... index,'' 3 vols. Wilmington,North Carolina: Broadfoot Pub. Co., 1992. FHL 973 M2msh index]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/28319 Virginia. Records from Orange and Farmville Hospital, 1861-1863. FHL 908799 item 5]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/69152 Virginia. Records from the General Hospital Danville, FHL 908799 items 1-4]
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Final Statements[edit | edit source]

The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" (National Archives Catalog ID: 654719) are records of soldiers who served in Regular Army units that were discharged by "reason of death" between the years 1862 and 1899. When a soldier died a "final statement" was issued and a copy submitted to the Adjutant General's Office. The collection "Final Statements, 1862-1899" on Fold3 was digitized directly from original records held by the National Archives and has never been microfilmed.

Where to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Online

Libraries

  • The "Final Statements, 1862-1899" have never bean microfilmed. Online access is available at no charge at National Archives research rooms and any library that provides free access to Fold3.com.

Regular Army Officers[edit | edit source]

Medical Records[edit | edit source]

For medical information about volunteer soldiers who fought in the Mexican war, consult the National Archives series, "Carded Medical Records of Volunteer Soldiers in the Mexican and Civil Wars, compiled 1846 - 1865" found in Record Group (RG) 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 17862-1984, entry 534. These cards relate to volunteers admitted to hospitals for treatment and may include information such as name; rank; organization; complaint; date of admission; hospital to which admitted; and date returned to duty, deserted, discharged, sent to generaRegister of Clothing Accounts and Hospital Records, 1861 - 1862]l hospital, furloughed, or died. This series is arranged by state, thereunder by the number of the regiment (cavalry, infantry, and artillery are filed together under the common regiment number) and then by initial letter of surname.

National Archives Related Sources

Related Family History Library Holdings