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*Records of the Commissioner: Some of the records relate to offices and civilians who worked for the bureau
*Records of the Chief Disbursing Officer: Some of the records relate to the payment of claims for veterans
*Records of the [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10478198 Land Division: ] Some collections will identify the property owner of abandoned and confiscated lands *Records of the [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10478199 Chief Medical Officer: ] Managed the hospitals and dispensaries and the treatment of patients
*Records of the Claims Division: Helped veterans with claims for bounties, pensions and back pay
*Education Division: Worked with societies in establishing and maintaining local schools. Some records identify teachers
=== Research Helps ===
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[United States Genealogy|the United States]].
* [[US Military Basic Search Strategies]]
* [[Beginning United States Civil War Research]]
* [[Locating a Confederate Civil War Soldier (1861–1865)]]
* [[Locating a Union Civil War Soldier (1861-1865)]]
* [[GuidedResearch:United States|United States Guided Research]]
* [[United States Record Finder]]
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