In our Catalog do a Keyword search for: United States--History--Civil War or [Name of State]--History--Civil War
We recommend that you start with North Carolina Troops when looking for a North Carolina Confederate:
Go to: http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/CallNumberSearch.aspx
According to the National Cemetery Administration, proof of military service prior to World War I requires detailed primary documentation, such as Compiled Military Service Records (CMSR), extracts from official State files, Federal pension documents or land warrants, to be considered for a Government-furnished headstone or marker.
Go To: https://www.cem.va.gov/cem/hmm/pre_WWI_era.asp
Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Finding Civil War Soldiers
Revised: 6 December 2018
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