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=== Introduction  ===
 
=== Introduction  ===

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Introduction

During the War of 1812, North Carolina supplied 13,739 infantry men, 267 cavalry men, and 131 artillery men for a total of 14,137 men.[1]

Explanation of the Major Record Types

  • 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

  • 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).
  • Toler, Maurice S. Muster rolls of the soldiers of the war of 1812 , (Baltimore, Maryland 1976) pages 193. [1]detached from the militia of North Carolina in 1812 and 1814.
  • Index to roster of North Carolina soldiers in War of 1812 (North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1970). FHL film 1760537

Pension Records

A soldier may have been recorded in state records (see below) or in federal records (see US War of 1812 Pension Records).

  • North Carolina War of 1812 pensioners and others on the pension rolls as of January 1, 1883 (Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, 1983) pages 43 FHL book 975.6 M2
  • Burns, Annie Walker: North Carolina pension abstracts of the Revolution, War of 1812 and Indian wars (Salt Lake City, Utah:  Digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah, c2009) Link. Also searchable on Ancestry.

State Records

  • Lemmon, Sarah McCulloh. Raliegh, North Carolina. (North Carolina Department of Cultural Resource, Division of Archives and History, 1971 c 19840 55 pages FHL book 975.6 A1

Societies

Other Sources

  • North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. North Carolina War of 1812 Bicentennial website includes informational circular, database of known military units from North Carolina, and other collections.

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.