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=== Introduction  ===
 
=== Introduction  ===
  
During the War of 1812, the District of Columbia furnished 3,374 infantry men, 375 cavalry men, 796 artillery men, and 2 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 4,547 men.<ref>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. [http://archive.org/stream/100greatbattleso00krem#page/326/mode/2up Internet Archive].</ref><br>  
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During the War of 1812, the District of Columbia furnished 3,374 infantry men, 375 cavalry men, 796 artillery men, and 2 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 4,547 men.<ref>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. [http://archive.org/stream/100greatbattleso00krem#page/326/mode/2up Internet Archive].</ref>  
  
==== Service Records  ====
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=== State Records  ===
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*General Society of the War of 1812, ''The Constitution and Register of Membership of the General Society of the War of 1812 to October 1, 1899],'' Philadelphia, Dewey &amp; Eakens, Makers 1899. Family Search. {{FHL|531926|item|disp=FHL Digital Book}} contains registers for eight states and District of Columbia. '''Descendant Members of the District of Columbia Society''' identifies veteran ancestor by name, his rank, unit in which he served, dates of service, etc., page 189. <br>
  
A register of officers of the militia of the District of Columbia, 1813 to 1830, is in Record Group 94 of the Records of the Adjutant General's Office in the National Archives. <br>
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A register of officers of the militia of the District of Columbia, 1813 to 1830, is in Record Group 94 of the Records of the Adjutant General's Office in the National Archives.  
  
==== Pension Records  ====
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=== State Records  ===
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*Fold3, Digital images of [http://www.fold3.com/browse.php#247%7Ch5iT6dgqR6IYLTBPZ District of Columbia War of 1812 Pension Files] ($)&nbsp; Alphabetical by surname. Incomplete as of 5/2012.
  
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Introduction

During the War of 1812, the District of Columbia furnished 3,374 infantry men, 375 cavalry men, 796 artillery men, and 2 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 4,547 men.[1]

State Records

Service Records

  • General Society of the War of 1812, The Constitution and Register of Membership of the General Society of the War of 1812 to October 1, 1899], Philadelphia, Dewey & Eakens, Makers 1899. Family Search. FHL Digital Book contains registers for eight states and District of Columbia. Descendant Members of the District of Columbia Society identifies veteran ancestor by name, his rank, unit in which he served, dates of service, etc., page 189.

A register of officers of the militia of the District of Columbia, 1813 to 1830, is in Record Group 94 of the Records of the Adjutant General's Office in the National Archives.

Pension Records

Cemetery Records

Other Sources

Books


Internet Sites


References

  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.