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Fold3 Library Edition: Revolutionary War

Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives.

Where to search

Revolutionary War records may be searched within Fold 3 Library Edition in a number of ways:

  1. The Home and Search tabs allow you to search across all data collections in Fold3 Library Edition, including Revolutionary War of records by First Name and Last Name.
  2. From the Home Search page or the Search tab search page, locate and click on Revolutionary War found in the lower center page to Search by name, Browse Popular, New & Updated records or Browse all Revolutionary War Titles.
  3. Select "Popular" located under Revolutionary War to browse or search the most viewed records and narrow your search to only these types of records.
  4. Select "New and Updated" located under the Revolutionary War search box to browse or search newly added or newly updated records and narrow your search to only these records.
  5. Locate and click on "Revolutionary War" in the main Search box to search all records by First Name and Last Name, or access Advanced search options by clicking the Search icon.

Revolutionary War

Records of the Constitutional Convention that convened in Philadelphia in May 1787 provide the most important documents of the new nation - the United States Constitution. Revolutionary War records are compiled service records for the regular soldiers of the Continental Army, and for the militia, volunteers, and others who served with them.  Records consist of card abstracts of entries relating to each soldier from original records. All included are regimental lists including muster rolls, pay lists, and caption cards.  Collection also consists of Revolutionary War Pensions records for soldiers and sailors who served in the Revolutionary War.