Research a Civil War Veteran


We offer access to the Civil War service records, pension files , and unit histories 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 genealogy researchers. 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. 

Obtain your veteran's Civil War service records

Our research specialists are on site at the National Archives research facility 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. We enable you to view high resolution digital scans of the original documents in your veteran's Civil War service records so that you can see the records just as they appear in their original form. 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. Payment is due at the time the invoice arrives in your email inbox. 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 over-sized. 

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 archival research 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 the scanning process. 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 image to view an example of a Civil War service record or Civil War pension file we have scanned for previous clients:

Fill out the request form to order your veteran's Civil War records 

Order Form: Civil War Service Records