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United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903


Images of card records used to provide headstones for deceased Union veterans. Most burials occurred in private cemeteries though some may have occurred in National Soldier Home cemeteries. Gravestones were provided to Union soldiers who died between 1861 and 1903. Some cards may include War of 1812 veterans.The gravestones were provided between 1879-1903 by the United States government. Some of the names on the cards may be difficult to read.

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"United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903." Database with images. FamilySearch. : 4 March 2021. Citing NARA microfilm publication M1845. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

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