Confederate Soldiers Home Records

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Many Southern states maintained soldier homes for Confederate veterans. Most records for Confederate soldier homes are located at state archives or other archives in the state where the home was located.

US Military Old Soldiers Home Records has more information on soldier homes.

Confederate Soldier Homes[edit | edit source]

Alabama[edit | edit source]

  • Alabama Confederate Soldiers Home (Jefferson Manly Falkner Soldiers' Home)
    Mountain Creek, Alabama

Arkansas[edit | edit source]

  • Arkansas Confederate Soldiers' Home
    Sweet Home, Arkansas
  • Old Soldiers Home, Arkansas Confederate and Widows (Worldcat) FHL 976.7 M28i Arranged alphabetically by name of veteran or widow and includes the county and date.

Florida[edit | edit source]

  • Florida Old Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Home
    Jacksonville, Florida

Georgia[edit | edit source]

  • Georgia Soldiers' Home (Confederate Soldiers' Home)
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Wight, Willard E. Index to Registers of Inmates of the Confederate Soldiers Home of Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Deptartment of Archives and History, 1964. Volume 1 1901–1913 FHL 1445835 Volume 2 1913–1927 FHL 1445836 Contents include name, occupation, county of residence, birthdate, rank, company, regiment, when and where entered military service, wounded, taken prisoner, put on specific detail, and separated from service, commanding officers, branch of service, age, relatives, date of death or discharge, and date and place of burial.
  • Confederate Soldier's Home of Georgia Register of Inmates, 1901-1941 (Worldcat) The list of inmates represented in this collection is not comprehensive. The information was copied from three registers kept at the Home, between 1901 and 1941.

Kentucky[edit | edit source]

  • Confederate Soldiers' Home and Widows' and Orphans' Asylum
    Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Confederate Soldiers Home and Orphans and Widows Asylum records, 1880-1887 (Worldcat)
  • Kentucky Confederate Soldiers' Home
    Pewee Valley, Kentucky

Louisiana[edit | edit source]

  • Soldiers’ Home of Louisiana (Camp Nicholls Soldier's Home)
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Soldiers Home of Louisiana (New Orleans) Register Books 1884–1934 and index 1905–1944. FHL 1685399 Entries include date of admission, name, birth date and place, company, regiment, state, cause of admission, by whom sent, date of leaving, and cause of discharge.

Maryland[edit | edit source]

  • Maryland Line Confederate Soldiers' Home
    Pikesville, Maryland

Mississippi[edit | edit source]

  • Beauvoir Confederate Soldiers' Home (Jefferson Davis Beauvoir Memorial Soldiers' Home)
    Biloxi, Mississippi

Missouri[edit | edit source]

  • Missouri Confederate Home
    Higginsville, Missouri

North Carolina[edit | edit source]

  • Confederate Woman's Home
    Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • North Carolina Soldiers' Home
    Raleigh, North Carolina

Oklahoma[edit | edit source]

  • Oklahoma Confederate Home (Oklahoma Veterans Center)
    Ardmore, Oklahoma

South Carolina[edit | edit source]

  • Confederate Home for Soldiers and Sailors (South Carolina Confederate Infirmary)
    Columbia, South Carolina

Tennessee[edit | edit source]

  • Confederate Soldiers’ Home (Tennessee Soldiers' Home)
    Hermitage, Tennessee
  • The Tennessee Confederate Soldier’s Home: Marching Out of the Mist Into the Light... (Worldcat) FHL 976.8 M2s contains rosters of veterans at the home from 1890 to 1934. Entries typically include date and place of birth, enlistment date, unit served, current residence, occupation, and death date or discharge date from the home. Also contains an index to applications to the home listing name, county of residence, and unit served, as well as cemetery lists for the home cemetery.

Texas[edit | edit source]

  • Texas Confederate Home for Men
    Austin, Texas
  • Roster of the Residents of the Texas Confederate Old Soldiers Home in Austin, Texas. Austin, Texas: Texas State Library, 1990. FHL 1689628
  • Texas Confederate Home Roster : with added data from Confederate Home ledgers (Worldcat)
  • Roster of Confederate Home : Austin, Texas (Worldcat)
  • Texas Confederate Woman's Home
    north of Austin, Texas

Virginia[edit | edit source]

  • Virginia Confederate Soldiers' Home
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldier’s Home Application for Admission, 1884–1941. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library, 1995.FHL 2026354 and FHL 2027890.
  • List of Confederate veterans buried in Hollywood Cemetery from Camp Lee Soldiers Home, 1894-1946 (Worldcat)
  • Records, 1847-1955, of Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. (Worldcat)
  • Registers of residents, 1885-1939 FHL 2109655