Request a Military Pension File

Military Pension Files of Civil War, 1812, Span-Am, WWI, and WWII Veterans

Our expert military research specialists are on-site at National Archives research centers nationwide. We can access and scan complete military pension files of individual veterans from the Revolutionary War through WWII. Military pension files maintained at the National Archives document the application and maintenance of benefits for military veterans and their dependents. These files exist for veterans who served from the Revolutionary War through the modern era. Military pension files provide an excellent source of information for both genealogical researchers and for those wishing to learn more about the military service of the individual soldier. 

How Much Do Military Pension Files Cost?

Military pension files vary greatly in size and content depending on the service period and situation of the individual veteran being researched. The amount of time it takes to locate and scan your veteran’s military pension file will also vary. Please contact us using the form below to request your veteran’s military pension file and we will respond promptly with pricing and options for accessing your veteran’s pension records.

The Process

We locate your veteran’s military pension file, in person at the U.S. National Archives and we scan the entire record page by page. Most military pension files are ready within a few weeks. Once we have your veteran’s military pension file scanned we 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 scanned military pension records are sent right to your email address. Payment is due at the time the invoice arrives in your email inbox. Our service is simple, convenient, and fast.

Request Your Veteran's Military Pension File