June 1, 2012

Free War of 1812 Records on Fold3

Fold3 will be opening up all of their War of 1812 records to the public for free during June. This is in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the commencement of the war.

The collection consists of more than 400,000 images including 233,000 images from the War of 1812 Pension Files never before available online. The following databases provided for free included:

  • War of 1812 Pension Files
  • War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern District Court, NY
  • Letters Received by The Adjutant General, 1805-1821
  • War of 1812 Service Records

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