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Got Southern ancestors? Military records website Fold3 has
announced that to commemorate Confederate
History Month, it’s offering free
access to all of its Confederate records for the entire month of April.
Those free records include:
Confederate soldier service records
Southern Claims Commission records: claims filed by Southern citizens for property
seized by Union troops
Confederate Amnesty Papers: Confederates’ applications for pardon to President
Confederate Citizens File: claims filed with the Confederate government by
Union Citizens File: Union Army records of provost court papers, orders, passes,
paroles, claims for compensation, etc.
- Civil War subversion investigations
- Confederate Casualty Reports
Confederate Navy Subject File: papers including paymasters’ vouchers relating
to ships, personnel and more
You’ll need to register for a free Fold3 account in order to view the records. Start
searching Fold3′s Confederate records collection here.