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The following service records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library:  
 
The following service records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library:  
  

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Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783

The following service records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library:

  • General Index to Compiled Military Service Records of Revolutionary War Soldiers, Sailors, and Members of Army Staff Departments. National Archives Microfilm Publication M860. (FHL films 88284–98.) Alphabetical index including soldiers, sailors, members of Army staff departments, and civilian employees of the Army and Navy, such as teamsters, carpenters, laundresses, and cooks. For each soldier or civilian, the index lists the name, rank, unit, and profession or office.
  • White, Virgil D. Index to Revolutionary War Service Records. Four Volumes. Waynesboro, Tennessee: National Historical Publishing Company, 1995. (FHL book 973 M22wv.) This is a transcription from film M860 listed above. Entries include name, unit, and rank.
  • Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army during the Revolutionary War. National Archives Microfilm Publication M881. (On 1,096 FHL films beginning with 1485281.) Contains the service records of soldiers in the Continental Army and other units that fought with them.

Indexes and digital images of the compiled service records are available at Footnote($).

UNITED STATES - MILITARY RECORDS -REVOLUTION, 1775-1783

The Family History Library’s state research outlines describe published rosters of Revolutionary War soldiers from each colony. The following are additional books listing officers and others: