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<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyoming_in_the_American_Civil_War Wyoming in the American Civil War], (accessed 15 November 2011).</ref><br>  
 
<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyoming_in_the_American_Civil_War Wyoming in the American Civil War], (accessed 15 November 2011).</ref><br>  
 
Additional information can be found in the Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyoming_in_the_American_Civil_War Wyoming in the American Civil War] (accessed 15 November 2011).<br>
 
  
 
=== Wyoming Military Units  ===
 
=== Wyoming Military Units  ===
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=== Records  ===
 
=== Records  ===
  
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The Family History Library and the National Archives have an index to some soldiers from Nebraska Territory (Family History Library films {{FHL|316835|title-id|disp=821905-6).}}
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'''1890 Census Veterans Schedules'''
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A special census was taken in 1890 of Union veterans of the Civil War. The "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123) (Family History Library film {{FHL|230777|title-id|disp=338276}}). An index ([http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=isbn%3A0895938073 Worldcat]) to the returns for Wyoming has been published. The records are also available online. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see [[Union Census Records|Union Census Records]].
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'''Compiled Service Records'''<br>
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The [http://go.fold3.com/civilwar_records Compiled Service Records] ($) (Fold3.com) of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the Nebraska and Dakota Territories are available online. In the future, these records will be [http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2007/nr07-41.html made available at no charge] through the National Archives web site. The service records are also available at no charge at [http://www.archives.gov/locations/archival-research.html National Archives research rooms]. The compiled service records consist of an envelope containing card abstracts taken from muster rolls, returns, pay vouchers, and other records. Service records may provide rank, unit, date of enlistment, length of service, age, place of birth, and date of death. For more information see [[Union Service Records|Union Service Records]].
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'''Civil War Pension Index Cards'''<br>
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An {{RecordSearch|1471019|Index to Pension Applications}} of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. The majority of the records are of Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Indian Wars, and World War I. For more information see [[Union Pension Records|Union Pension Records]].
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'''Wyoming State Archives'''
  
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The [http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us Wyoming State Archives] has a "List of Veterans from the Civil War buried in Cheyenne" on microfilm in its Historical Collections Department.
  
 
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Idaho Territory, 1863

Introduction

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Wyoming Military Units

No known military units were raised specifically from Wyoming. However men from Wyoming did fight in other units during the Civil War.

Records

Civil War (1861-1865)

The Family History Library and the National Archives have an index to some soldiers from Nebraska Territory (Family History Library films 821905-6).

1890 Census Veterans Schedules

A special census was taken in 1890 of Union veterans of the Civil War. The "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123) (Family History Library film 338276). An index (Worldcat) to the returns for Wyoming has been published. The records are also available online. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see Union Census Records.

Compiled Service Records

The Compiled Service Records ($) (Fold3.com) of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the Nebraska and Dakota Territories are available online. In the future, these records will be made available at no charge through the National Archives web site. The service records are also available at no charge at National Archives research rooms. The compiled service records consist of an envelope containing card abstracts taken from muster rolls, returns, pay vouchers, and other records. Service records may provide rank, unit, date of enlistment, length of service, age, place of birth, and date of death. For more information see Union Service Records.

Civil War Pension Index Cards

An Index to Pension Applications of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. The majority of the records are of Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Indian Wars, and World War I. For more information see Union Pension Records.

Wyoming State Archives

The Wyoming State Archives has a "List of Veterans from the Civil War buried in Cheyenne" on microfilm in its Historical Collections Department.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, Wyoming in the American Civil War, (accessed 15 November 2011).