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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 Prisoner of War Records|Prisoner of War Records]]''
 
''[[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 Prisoner of War Records|Prisoner of War Records]]''
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=== Prisoner of War Records ===
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*The "[[Historical Register and Dictionary of the US Army|Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army]]..." by Francis B. Heitman lists Regular Army and volunteer officers from 1789 to 1903 in two volumes giving a brief history of the officers service and awards received. Casualties (including prisoners of war) from 1789 to 1902 are also listed as well as a chronological list of battles, actions, etc., in which troops of the Regular Army have participated. See Vol.2 pp.13-42 for a list of officers of the regular army that were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner between 1789 to 1903.
  
 
The following are general entry books for Americans incarcerated on ships and in prisons:  
 
The following are general entry books for Americans incarcerated on ships and in prisons:  
  
''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+American+prisoners+of+war%2C+1812-1815&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to American Prisoners of War, 1812–1815]'', from the Public Record Office, London, England. (FHL films 1454583–93.) The books give each prisoner’s name; ship; date and place of capture; rank; birthplace; age; physical description; and details of discharge, death, or escape.&nbsp; <br>
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*''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+American+prisoners+of+war%2C+1812-1815&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to American Prisoners of War, 1812–1815]'', from the Public Record Office, London, England. (FHL films 1454583–93.) The books give each prisoner’s name; ship; date and place of capture; rank; birthplace; age; physical description; and details of discharge, death, or escape.&nbsp; <br>
  
 
A guide to this collection is listed below:  
 
A guide to this collection is listed below:  
  
''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+American+prisoners+of+war%2C+1812-1815%2C+in+the+Public+Record+Office%2C+London&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to American Prisoners of War, 1812–1815]''. Yorkshire, England: EP Microform, Limited, 1980. (FHL book 973 M2dye.)  
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*''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+American+prisoners+of+war%2C+1812-1815%2C+in+the+Public+Record+Office%2C+London&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to American Prisoners of War, 1812–1815]''. Yorkshire, England: EP Microform, Limited, 1980. (FHL book 973 M2dye.)  
  
 
Additional prisoner of war records include:  
 
Additional prisoner of war records include:  
  
''Index to War of 1812 Prisoner of War Records''. National Archives microfilm publication M1747. Not available at the Family History Library.  
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*''Index to War of 1812 Prisoner of War Records''. National Archives microfilm publication M1747. Not available at the Family History Library.  
  
''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+War+of+1812+prisoners+of+war&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to War of 1812 Prisoners of War]''. National Archives Microfilm publication M2019.&nbsp; (FHL film 2155571.)  
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*''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Records+relating+to+War+of+1812+prisoners+of+war&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Records Relating to War of 1812 Prisoners of War]''. National Archives Microfilm publication M2019.&nbsp; (FHL film 2155571.)  
  
[http://www.archives.gov/research/military/war-of-1812/1812-discharge-certificates/impressed-seamen-1793-to-1814.html Records About Impressed Seamen, 1793-1814]  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/military/war-of-1812/1812-discharge-certificates/impressed-seamen-1793-to-1814.html Records About Impressed Seamen, 1793-1814]
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Prisoner of War Records

  • The "Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army..." by Francis B. Heitman lists Regular Army and volunteer officers from 1789 to 1903 in two volumes giving a brief history of the officers service and awards received. Casualties (including prisoners of war) from 1789 to 1902 are also listed as well as a chronological list of battles, actions, etc., in which troops of the Regular Army have participated. See Vol.2 pp.13-42 for a list of officers of the regular army that were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner between 1789 to 1903.

The following are general entry books for Americans incarcerated on ships and in prisons:

  • Records Relating to American Prisoners of War, 1812–1815, from the Public Record Office, London, England. (FHL films 1454583–93.) The books give each prisoner’s name; ship; date and place of capture; rank; birthplace; age; physical description; and details of discharge, death, or escape. 

A guide to this collection is listed below:

Additional prisoner of war records include:

  • Index to War of 1812 Prisoner of War Records. National Archives microfilm publication M1747. Not available at the Family History Library.

References