Mississippi Territory in the War of 1812

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Introduction

During the War of 1812, the Mississippi Territory supplied 5,928 infantry men, 396 cavalry men, and 31 artillery men for a total of 6,355 men.[1]

Service Records

  • Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who Served During the War of 1812 in Organizations from the Territory of Mississippi, (Washington District of Columbia, The National Archives, 1967). 22 FHL films starting with film 882819
  • Bridges, Joyce Shannon and Wanda Volentine Head, Mississippi roots'n records (Shreveport, Louisana: J and W Enterprises, c1995-1997). 6 volumes. FHL book 976.2 V79b

Pension Records

  • War of 1812 pensioners and others on the pension roll as of January 1, 1883. (Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, c1983). 22 pages. FHL book 976.2 M2m
  • United States Works Progress Administration. Mississippi County Rosters of Military Veterans, 1936-1939. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Digital capture by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2011) FHL 1919687

Land Grants

State Records

  • Wiltshire, Betty C. Mississippi Soldiers: Revolutionary, 1812, Indian and Mexican Wars. (Carrollton, Mississippi: Pioneer Publishing, c1998). 96 pages. {{FHL|816764|item|disp=FHL book 976.2 M2wi]
  • United States. Work Projects Administration (Mississippi). Mississippi, military grave registrations: NARA, RG 60, 1775-1941. Digitized Images Here

Other Sources

  • Rowland, Eron (Mrs Dunbar). Mississippi Territory in the War of 1812. (Baltimore, Maryland, 1968), 249 pages. (Free) digital index on Ancestry. 976.2 H2rd

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.