Research a Civil War Veteran


We offer access to the Civil War service records and pension files of individual Civil War Veterans which are maintained at the National Archives. Civil War service records and Civil War pension files contain documents which detail the service history of individual Civil War veterans as well as important information about beneficiaries and family members of the Civil War veteran. Civil War service records are a valuable source of information for genealogical researchers and can only be obtained from the National Archives where they are stored. If you are interested in researching the Civil War service of your ancestor the Civil War service record and Civil War pension file are essential documents which will help you to better understand the service history of your individual Civil War veteran. The Civil War service records maintained at the National Archives are not available on the internet and can only be obtained from the National Archives facilities within the United States.

Obtain your veteran's Civil War service records

Our research specialists are on site at the National Archives where your Civil War veteran's service records and pension file are stored. We will locate and scan your veteran's Civil War service record and pension file page by page in full color. You can view color scans of the original documents in your veteran's Civil War service record just as they appear at the National Archives. When we have scanned your Civil War veteran's service record and pension file we will send an invoice to your email address. You can pay the invoice securely using a credit/debit card or Paypal if you prefer. Once the invoice is paid the scans of your veteran's Civil War service records are sent right to your email address. 

Please note: Some Civil War documents may need to be digitally photographed if they are particularly fragile or oversized. 

Prices for Civil War service records

Pricing for Civil War service records is calculated on a case by case basis because these records are stored at a variety of National Archive facilities. The final cost of locating and scanning your veteran's Civil War service record will depend on the amount of time it takes to locate and complete scanning the Civil War service records of your veteran. Fill out the order form below and we will respond promptly with a price quote for locating and scanning the Civil War service records of your individual Civil War veteran.

View an example of a Civil War service record

Click on the file to view an example of a Civil War service record or Civil War pension file we have scanned for previous clients:

Civil War service record.pdf Civil War service record.pdf
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Civil War pension file.pdf Civil War pension file.pdf
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Fill out the request form to order your veteran's Civil War records 

Order Form: Civil War Service Records