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*Rootsweb. [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~york/1812SC.html Index to Compiled Service Records of War of 1812 Volunteer Soldiers from South Carolina] NARA Microfilm ID&nbsp;M652, Record Group 94. (Free). Alphabetical lists of soldier's name and rank by unit in which they served. <br>
 
*Rootsweb. [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~york/1812SC.html Index to Compiled Service Records of War of 1812 Volunteer Soldiers from South Carolina] NARA Microfilm ID&nbsp;M652, Record Group 94. (Free). Alphabetical lists of soldier's name and rank by unit in which they served. <br>

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Introduction

During the War of 1812, South Carolina furnished 10,172 infantry men, 337 cavalry men, 614 artillery men, and 100 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 11,223 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

  • The actual service and pension records are at the National Archives.
  • Ancestry. War of 1812 Service Records ($). 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).

Pension Records

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

  • Index to compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the War of 1812 in organizations from the state of South Carolina (The National Archives, Washington, D.C., 1966) 7 microfilms

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.