Georgia in the War of 1812

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

During the War of 1812, Georgia supplied 10,376 infantry men, 563 cavalry men, and 618 artillery men for a total of 11,557 men.[1]

Explanation of the Major Record Types[edit | edit source]

  • Pearson, Thomas A., comp. Genealogical Records of the War of 1812: an Introduction and Selected Bibliography of Materials in the Collection of St. Louis Public Library. (St. Louis, Missouri: St. Louis Public Library, July 2004).

Service Records[edit | edit source]

  • Ancestry. War of 1812 Service Records($). This database gives name, company, rank at time of induction and at time of discharge of men mustered into the armed forces between 1812 and 1825.(Accessed 11 May 2012).
  • Kratovil, Judy Swaim, Index to War of 1812 service records for volunteer soldiers from Georgia (Atlanta: J.S. Kratovil, 1986). FHL 975.8 M22.

Pension Records[edit | edit source]

  • War of 1812 pensioners living in Georgia during the 1880's. (Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, 1982). 38 pages. FHL book 975.8 M2w

Important National and International Sources[edit | edit source]

  • United States in the War of 1812 has lists of records, books, etc. for the United States, not just one state. The federal records are listed here rather than on each state page. Two of the most important are:
  • War of 1812, 1812 to 1815 has lists of general books and documentaries, as well as a list battles with links to web sites about the battles, and other information not tied to one country.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wesley Potter Kremer. 100 Great Battles of the Rebellion;...Also, All the Battles of the Revolution, War of 1812-5, Mexican War, Indian Battles, American-Spanish War, and Naval Battles. (Hoboken, N.J.: s.n., 1906), p. 326. Internet Archive.