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Fold3 Library Edition: Spanish-American 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

Spanish-American War records may be searched within Fold3 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 Spanish-American War records.
  2. From the Home Search page or the Search tab search page, locate and click on Spanish-AMerican War found in the lower center page to Search by name, Browse Popular, New & Updated records or Browse all Spanish-American War Titles.
  3. Select "Popular" located under Spanish-American 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 Spanish-American 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 Spanish-American 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.

Spanish-American War

Army Registry of Enlistments, 1798 - 1914 document the service of soldiers in the United States Army from enlistment to termination of service. They will include soldier's name, rank, regiment, and dates of enrollment and discharge. They may include a physical description, place of birth, age, occupation, and remarks regarding transfers, courts-martial, as well as reasons for discharge, including death.  Army Registers lists officers who served in the United States Army between 1798 - 1969. The pages are OCR searchable, and some include indexes at the back of the book.  Spanish-American War Service Record Index gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served.