02 June 2012

Bargain Alert: Fold3

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the War of 1812, Fold3 will open up all of its War of 1812 records to the public for free during June.

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 free databases include:
 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

The pension files represent only a small portion of the entire collection that will eventually be available online.

For more information on the War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, visit http://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/.

Fold3 will be on the exhibit floor at the 2012 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree June 8-10, 2012 in Burbank. Stop in and learn more about the databases and wealth of information available.

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