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FamilySearch Adds Million of Records for U.S. Civil War, Canada, England, Mexico, and South Africa
Posted 07 September 2011
By Paul Nauta, Public Affairs Manager, FamilySearch.org


FamilySearch Adds Millions of U.S. Civil War Records

Records Also Added to Canada, England, Mexico, and South Africa Collections

7 September 2011

FamilySearch.org added millions of new records this week of both Confederate and Union soldiers who served in the American Civil War. Also now available for viewing are newly added notarial records from Canada, church records and civil registrations from Mexico, and miscellaneous records from England. Begin searching now at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
 
Collection Records Images Comments
Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–1900 0 190,216 Added browsable images to existing collection.
England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records 0 8,536 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1576–1984 0 21,034 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, México Estado, Civil Registration, 1861–1941 0 1,331,433 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Catholic Church Records, 1586–1970 0 562 Added browsable images to existing collection.
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660–1970 0 22,711 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Applications for Headstones for Military Veterans,1925–1941 323,560 0 Published waypoints, images.
U.S., Index to Passenger Arrivals, Atlantic and Gulf Ports, 1820–1874 0 1,030,430 New browsable image collection.
U.S., National Homes For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866–1938 193,227 0 Published waypoints, images.
U.S., Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Veterans, 1879–1903 19,265 0 Published waypoints, images.
U.S., Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861–1865 51,108 0 Published waypoints, images.
U.S., War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files 90,434 91,259 Published index, Images.
U.S., Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,213,543 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Alabama Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861 –1865 0 31,582 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 352,541 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Arkansas Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 158,093 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856–1967 0 53,114 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Delaware Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 179,813 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Florida Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 285,975 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S. Florida Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 25,416 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,776,643 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S. Georgia Civil War Records of Union Soldiers 1861–1865 0 1,613 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879–1960
 
0 25,644 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Idaho, Teton County Records, 1948–1959
 
0 11,148 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Illinois State Census, 1865 12,076 380,262 Published index and waypoints.
U.S., Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840–1950 Previously published 1,491,586 Published index, waypoints and images.
U.S., Kansas, County Marriages, 1855–1911 0 15,097 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861 –1865 0 267,987 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Kentucky Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,256,188 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Louisiana Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865  0 778,925 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Maryland Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 43,508 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906–1954 0 851,363 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Mississippi Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,269,694 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., Missouri Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 348,259 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., North Carolina Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,773,886 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
U.S., North Carolina, Civil War Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885–1953 189,158 0 Publish Waypoints, Images
U.S., Oregon, Yamhill County Records, 1857–1963 0 83,300 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1883–1945 0 151,338 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Tennessee Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865 0 1,117,605 Published affiliate index, 3rd party links.
 
 

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