North Carolina in the War of 1812

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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

  • Index to roster of North Carolina soldiers in War of 1812 (North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1970). FHL film 1760537

Pension Records

  • Fold3. North Carolina War of 1812 Pension Files . (Free). Alphabetical by surname. Shows entire pension file for those who are digitized. Incomplete as of 1 June 2012.
  • 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

Other Sources

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.