Source Information

Maine State Archives
Ancestry.com. Maine, Compiled Military Records, 1812-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Maine State Archives. Maine Military Records, 1812–1865. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives.

About Maine, Compiled Military Records, 1812-1865

This database contains an index extracted from various Maine military records from the War of 1812 through the Civil War and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) records from 1937.

This index provides numerous details extracted from records on three different groups of men: soldiers from Maine who served in the War of 1812, Maine sailors who enlisted in the Navy primarily in the years 1861–1865, and men from New England who served in CCC camps in Maine and New Hampshire in 1937. Index entries can include (depending on the original record type)

  • name
  • residence
  • rank
  • unit
  • age
  • birthplace
  • occupation
  • years of service
  • place and date of enlistment
  • company location
  • company number
  • eye color
  • hair color
  • complexion
  • comments