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Military Records

War of 1812 Service Records

Compiled service records were created for Connecticut men in the War of 1812. This work has been digitized and is linked below.  For additional published materials, check our catalog under the subject United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Registers or try a Keyword search for Connecticut War of 1812 . An index to War of 1812 pension records is also available. See: White, Virgil. Index to War of 1812 Pension Files. 3 volumes. Waynesboro, TN: National Historic Publishing Company, 1989 [CSL call number History Reference E 359.4 .W45 1989]. Also check the indexes to the Connecticut Archives under the topics War and Militia.

For additional original materials, researchers should check the finding aid for State Archives Record Group 013, Records of the Military Department. Selected materials are listed below:

RG 013:2, Collector of State Taxes, March-May 1815. Includes lists of persons exempted from military service. Box 2

RG 13:7, United States Army, August 1807-1808. Muster rolls and inspection reports. Box 8

RG 13:17, General and Field Officers, May, 1825. List of resignations and appointments. Box 45

RG 13:22, Courts Martial, 1800-1862. Proceedings and related papers. Boxes 46 through 50.


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