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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Union Census Records|Union Census Records]]''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Union_Census_Records|Union Census Records]]''  
  
=== 1890 Veterans Schedules ===
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=== 1890 Veterans Schedules ===
  
As part of the regular enumeration of the population in 1890, a special enumeration was also done of Union veterans and widows. The returns are available in the following collection:
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The [[United States Census Veterans Schedules#1890_Veterans_Schedules|1890 Veterans Schedules]] were separate schedules of the 1890 Federal Census that were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows. Confederate veterans were mistakenly listed as well. The records are also known as the "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War". (NARA M123) (118 microfilm rolls)
  
The "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules for the states of Alabama through Kansas and approximately half of those for Kentucky were destroyed by fire prior to microfilming. The schedules for the remaining states and the District of Columbia are available in this collection.<ref>United States. National Archives and Records Service[http://www.fold3.com/pdf/M123.pdf Pamphlet Describing M123: ''Special Schedules of The Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War.''] Washington, D.C., National Archives And Record Service, Pub. date unknown</ref>
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=== 1910 U.S. Federal Census ===
  
The records give name, rank, company, regiment or vessel, dates of enlistment and discharge, length of service, residence, disability, and remarks.
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The [[United States Census 1910|1910 Federal Census]] asked if a person was "A survivor of the Union or Confederate Army or Navy".  
  
See the official NARA pamphlet explaining these records in detail at [http://www.fold3.com/pdf/M123.pdf M123.pdf].
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=== 1930 U.S. Federal Census  ===
  
==== Where to Find the Records ====
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The [[United States Census 1930|1930 Federal Census]] asked if a person was "A veteran of the U.S. military or naval forces mobilized for any war or expedition" and "What war or expedition" they served in.
  
The 1890 Veterans Schedules are available online from Ancestry. Ancestry.com is available free at some libraries.
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=== 1940 U.S. Federal Census  ===
  
'''Online'''
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The [[United States Census 1940|1940 Federal Census]] asked "Is this person a veteran of the United States military forces or the wife, widow, or under 18-year-old child of a veteran?" and "If child, is veteran-father dead?" and "War or Military" served in. These were only asked of persons which were recorded on 2 of the 40 lines per page, which would have covered about five percent of the population.
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8667 1890 Veterans Schedules] (Ancestry) ($)
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=== State Censuses  ===
  
'''Libraries'''
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Some [[United States Census State Censuses|state censuses]] also identified Union veterans. Examples on microfilm at the Family History Library include the [[New York Census State Censuses|New York census of 1865]] and the [[Wisconsin Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|Wisconsin census of 1885]].
  
*Locate these records at a library using [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14455688 Worldcat].
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=== References  ===
  
=== 1910 U.S. Federal Census ===
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
*''The Thirteenth Population Census of the United States, 1910'' (NARA T624) (FHL 1,784 films), asked whether an individual was a survivor of the Union Army (UA) or the Union Navy (UN). Some state censuses also identified Union veterans. Examples on microfilm at the Family History Library include the New York census of 1865 and the Wisconsin census of 1885.
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Census_Population_Schedules,_1890_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) United States Census Population Schedules, 1890 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
  
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1890 Veterans Schedules

The 1890 Veterans Schedules were separate schedules of the 1890 Federal Census that were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows. Confederate veterans were mistakenly listed as well. The records are also known as the "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War". (NARA M123) (118 microfilm rolls)

1910 U.S. Federal Census

The 1910 Federal Census asked if a person was "A survivor of the Union or Confederate Army or Navy".

1930 U.S. Federal Census

The 1930 Federal Census asked if a person was "A veteran of the U.S. military or naval forces mobilized for any war or expedition" and "What war or expedition" they served in.

1940 U.S. Federal Census

The 1940 Federal Census asked "Is this person a veteran of the United States military forces or the wife, widow, or under 18-year-old child of a veteran?" and "If child, is veteran-father dead?" and "War or Military" served in. These were only asked of persons which were recorded on 2 of the 40 lines per page, which would have covered about five percent of the population.

State Censuses

Some state censuses also identified Union veterans. Examples on microfilm at the Family History Library include the New York census of 1865 and the Wisconsin census of 1885.

References

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

United States Census Population Schedules, 1890 (FamilySearch Historical Records)