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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[War of 1812, 1812 to 1815|War of 1812]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[US War of 1812 Bounty Land Warrants|Bounty Land Warrants]]''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[War of 1812, 1812 to 1815|War of 1812]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[US_War_of_1812_Bounty_Land_Warrants|Bounty Land Warrants]]''  
  
 
Veterans were offered a total of 6 million acres of bounty land in Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, and later, Missouri. Starting in 1852 bounty land warrants were also awarded outside these assigned districts. Warrants for the acts of 1812, 1814, and 1842 (excluding the general bounty land acts of 1850, 1852, and 1855) are reproduced in the following:  
 
Veterans were offered a total of 6 million acres of bounty land in Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, and later, Missouri. Starting in 1852 bounty land warrants were also awarded outside these assigned districts. Warrants for the acts of 1812, 1814, and 1842 (excluding the general bounty land acts of 1850, 1852, and 1855) are reproduced in the following:  
  
*''War of 1812 Military Bounty Land Warrants, 1815–1858''. National Archives Microfilm Publication M848. ({{FHL|0983163|disp=FHL films 0983163–77}}) The records usually contain the veteran’s name, rank, company, and regiment; the date the warrant was issued; and the date the warrant was exchanged for a specific parcel of land. The warrants are arranged numerically by warrant number and then chronologically.  
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*''War of 1812 Military Bounty Land Warrants, 1815–1858''. National Archives Microfilm Publication M848. ({{FHL|0983163|disp=FHL films 0983163–77}}) The records usually contain the veteran’s name, rank, company, and regiment; the date the warrant was issued; and the date the warrant was exchanged for a specific parcel of land. The warrants are arranged numerically by warrant number and then chronologically.
  
 
Copies of [[US Military Bounty Land Warrants#National_Archives.2C_Bounty_Land_Warrant_Application_Files|Bounty Land Warrant Applications]] for Federal military service before 1856 can now be [https://eservices.archives.gov/orderonline/start.swe?SWECmd=Start&SWEHo=eservices.archives.gov ordered online], as well as through [http://www.archives.gov/contact/inquire-form.html NATF Form 85].  
 
Copies of [[US Military Bounty Land Warrants#National_Archives.2C_Bounty_Land_Warrant_Application_Files|Bounty Land Warrant Applications]] for Federal military service before 1856 can now be [https://eservices.archives.gov/orderonline/start.swe?SWECmd=Start&SWEHo=eservices.archives.gov ordered online], as well as through [http://www.archives.gov/contact/inquire-form.html NATF Form 85].  
  
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''War of 1812 pensioners living in Arkansas during the 1880's : abstracted from the executive documents'', (Cullman, Alabama, Gregath 198?) pages 33 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F477061 FHL 976.7 M2]<br>
  
The following sources are also helpful:  
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<br>The following sources are also helpful:  
  
*Christensen, Katheren, compiler. ''Arkansas Military Bounty Grants,War of 1812''. Hot Springs, Arkansas: Arkansas Ancestors, 1971. ({{FHL|976.7 R2c|disp=FHL book 976.7 R2c}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/145889 Worldcat]) Contains the name of the veteran, date, and warrant number.  
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*Christensen, Katheren, compiler. ''Arkansas Military Bounty Grants,War of 1812''. Hot Springs, Arkansas: Arkansas Ancestors, 1971. ({{FHL|976.7 R2c|disp=FHL book 976.7 R2c}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/145889 Worldcat]) Contains the name of the veteran, date, and warrant number.
  
*Dunaway, Maxine, compiler. ''Missouri Military Land Warrants, War of 1812''. Springfield, Missouri: Maxine Dunaway, 1985. ({{FHL|977.8 R2d|disp=FHL book 977.8 R2d}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13006459 Worldcat]) Lists the name of purchaser, section, township, range, warrant number, patent date, book, and page.  
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*Dunaway, Maxine, compiler. ''Missouri Military Land Warrants, War of 1812''. Springfield, Missouri: Maxine Dunaway, 1985. ({{FHL|977.8 R2d|disp=FHL book 977.8 R2d}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13006459 Worldcat]) Lists the name of purchaser, section, township, range, warrant number, patent date, book, and page.
  
*''Military Land Warrants in Missouri, 1819: An Alphabetical Index of Missouri Patentees''. 1858. Reprint, not published, 1988. ({{FHL|977.8 R2ml|disp=FHL book 977.8 R2ml}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20378197 Worldcat]) Lists the date, name of patentee, land warrant number, regiment, and land description.  
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*''Military Land Warrants in Missouri, 1819: An Alphabetical Index of Missouri Patentees''. 1858. Reprint, not published, 1988. ({{FHL|977.8 R2ml|disp=FHL book 977.8 R2ml}}) ([http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20378197 Worldcat]) Lists the date, name of patentee, land warrant number, regiment, and land description.
  
*''War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois''. Thomson, Illinois: Heritage House, 1977. ({{FHL|977.3 R2w|disp=FHL book 977.3 R2w; film 1035624 item 7; fiche 6051272}}) A reprint of ''Lands in Illinois to Soldiers of Late War''. (26th Congress, 1st Session, 1840. House Doc. 262.) These records are arranged by date and include number of warrant, name of patentee, rank, description of the tract, and to whom delivered.  
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*''War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois''. Thomson, Illinois: Heritage House, 1977. ({{FHL|977.3 R2w|disp=FHL book 977.3 R2w; film 1035624 item 7; fiche 6051272}}) A reprint of ''Lands in Illinois to Soldiers of Late War''. (26th Congress, 1st Session, 1840. House Doc. 262.) These records are arranged by date and include number of warrant, name of patentee, rank, description of the tract, and to whom delivered.
  
=== See also ===
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=== See also ===
  
 
*[[US War of 1812 Pension Records|War of 1812 Pension Records]]
 
*[[US War of 1812 Pension Records|War of 1812 Pension Records]]
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Veterans were offered a total of 6 million acres of bounty land in Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, and later, Missouri. Starting in 1852 bounty land warrants were also awarded outside these assigned districts. Warrants for the acts of 1812, 1814, and 1842 (excluding the general bounty land acts of 1850, 1852, and 1855) are reproduced in the following:

  • War of 1812 Military Bounty Land Warrants, 1815–1858. National Archives Microfilm Publication M848. (FHL films 0983163–77) The records usually contain the veteran’s name, rank, company, and regiment; the date the warrant was issued; and the date the warrant was exchanged for a specific parcel of land. The warrants are arranged numerically by warrant number and then chronologically.

Copies of Bounty Land Warrant Applications for Federal military service before 1856 can now be ordered online, as well as through NATF Form 85.

War of 1812 pensioners living in Arkansas during the 1880's : abstracted from the executive documents, (Cullman, Alabama, Gregath 198?) pages 33 FHL 976.7 M2


The following sources are also helpful:

  • Christensen, Katheren, compiler. Arkansas Military Bounty Grants,War of 1812. Hot Springs, Arkansas: Arkansas Ancestors, 1971. (FHL book 976.7 R2c) (Worldcat) Contains the name of the veteran, date, and warrant number.
  • Dunaway, Maxine, compiler. Missouri Military Land Warrants, War of 1812. Springfield, Missouri: Maxine Dunaway, 1985. (FHL book 977.8 R2d) (Worldcat) Lists the name of purchaser, section, township, range, warrant number, patent date, book, and page.
  • Military Land Warrants in Missouri, 1819: An Alphabetical Index of Missouri Patentees. 1858. Reprint, not published, 1988. (FHL book 977.8 R2ml) (Worldcat) Lists the date, name of patentee, land warrant number, regiment, and land description.
  • War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois. Thomson, Illinois: Heritage House, 1977. (FHL book 977.3 R2w; film 1035624 item 7; fiche 6051272) A reprint of Lands in Illinois to Soldiers of Late War. (26th Congress, 1st Session, 1840. House Doc. 262.) These records are arranged by date and include number of warrant, name of patentee, rank, description of the tract, and to whom delivered.

See also

References