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*'''Florida''' ''{{FHL|466837|title-id|disp=Register of deceased veterans, Florida}}'' (FHL film 6716)  
 
*'''Florida''' ''{{FHL|466837|title-id|disp=Register of deceased veterans, Florida}}'' (FHL film 6716)  
 
*'''Indiana''' [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2538041 David Stevenson, A.M ''Indiana's roll of honor'' 2 volumes. Indianapolis, Indiana : A.D. Streight, 1864-1866] Civil War
 
*'''Indiana''' [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2538041 David Stevenson, A.M ''Indiana's roll of honor'' 2 volumes. Indianapolis, Indiana : A.D. Streight, 1864-1866] Civil War
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*'''Indiana''' [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/464503 American Legion record book of burials in Indiana]
 
*'''Illinois''' ''{{FHL|275309|title-id|disp=Soldiers burial places in state of Illinois for wars, 1774-1898}}'' (31 FHL films beginning with 1001183)  
 
*'''Illinois''' ''{{FHL|275309|title-id|disp=Soldiers burial places in state of Illinois for wars, 1774-1898}}'' (31 FHL films beginning with 1001183)  
 
*'''Kentucky''' ''{{FHL|135459|title-id|disp=Index to veterans of American wars from Kentucky}}'' (47 FHL film beginning with 471728)  
 
*'''Kentucky''' ''{{FHL|135459|title-id|disp=Index to veterans of American wars from Kentucky}}'' (47 FHL film beginning with 471728)  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/556828 Louisiana. Louisiana United States national cemeteries burials, 1860-1930]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/556828 Louisiana. Louisiana United States national cemeteries burials, 1860-1930]
  
To find additional veteran grave registrations of cemetery records in the FamilySearch Catalog, look in the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search Place Search&nbsp;] under: <br>  
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To find additional soldier burials and veteran grave registrations of cemetery records in the FamilySearch Catalog, look in the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search Place Search&nbsp;] under: <br>  
  
 
:'''[STATE] - CEMETERIES [STATE], [COUNTY], [CITY] - CEMETERIES'''
 
:'''[STATE] - CEMETERIES [STATE], [COUNTY], [CITY] - CEMETERIES'''
Below are a few examples:
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Below are additional collections:
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/364376 Butte County. California. Record of burial of ex-Union soldiers, sailors, marines and widows, 1886-1898]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/364376 Butte County. California. Record of burial of ex-Union soldiers, sailors, marines and widows, 1886-1898]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/321379 Los Angeles Co. California. Veterans' grave registration  to 1940]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/321379 Los Angeles Co. California. Veterans' grave registration  to 1940]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/167007 Los Angeles Co. California. Burials to about 1952. Dept. of Soldier Burials]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/498860 Mendocino Co. California. Burial of ex Union soldiers and marines, 1890]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/498860 Mendocino Co. California. Burial of ex Union soldiers and marines, 1890]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685434 Willows. California. Cemetery records of deceased veterans of the world wars, 1865-1991]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685434 Willows. California. Cemetery records of deceased veterans of the world wars, 1865-1991]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/703266 Willows. California. Veteran's grave register, 1890-1991]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/703266 Willows. California. Veteran's grave register, 1890-1991]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/53433  Crawford Co. Illinois. Honor roll]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/31358 Edwards Co. Illinois graves registration of veterans, 1865-1961]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/623020 Franklin Co. Indiana. Burial record of deceased ex-Union soldiers, sailors and marines, 1889-1902]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/623020 Franklin Co. Indiana. Burial record of deceased ex-Union soldiers, sailors and marines, 1889-1902]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/676240 La Grange Co. Burial of soldiers, sailors and marines, 1889-1928]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/632776 Pike Co. Indiana. Burial record of deceased ex-Union soldiers, sailors and marines, 21 Sept. 1890 - 4 Aug. 1913]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/632776 Pike Co. Indiana. Burial record of deceased ex-Union soldiers, sailors and marines, 21 Sept. 1890 - 4 Aug. 1913]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/400600 Appanoose Co. Iowa. Armed forces grave registration record, 1863-1945]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/400600 Appanoose Co. Iowa. Armed forces grave registration record, 1863-1945]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2819267 Monroe Co. Iowa veterans burials, 1860-1945]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2819267 Monroe Co. Iowa veterans burials, 1860-1945]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/411855 Tama Co. Iowa. Soldiers grave registration, vol. 1,]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/411855 Tama Co. Iowa. Soldiers grave registration, vol. 1,]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/598607 Wayne Co. Iowa. Armed Forces graves registration record, 1830-1950]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/600554 Berkshire Co. Massachusetts. WPA. veteran's graves registration,1774 -1941] 8 rolls
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/600554 Berkshire Co. Massachusetts. WPA. veteran's graves registration,1774 -1941] 8 rolls
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1017652 Worcester Co, Athol. Veterans' grave registrations of various cemeteries.]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1273307 Hillsdale Co. Michigan. [Soldier, sailor and marine burial reports, 1886-1922, 1945-1958]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/246860 Kent Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. Burial cards, A-Z, 1885-1981. Veterans Facility]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/246860 Kent Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. Burial cards, A-Z, 1885-1981. Veterans Facility]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/275612 St. Joseph Co. Michigan. Soldiers and sailors burial record, 1922-1923]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1921957 Sanders Co. Montana. burial index for war veterans, 1929-2009]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1921957 Sanders Co. Montana. burial index for war veterans, 1929-2009]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/185600 Monmouth Co. New Jersey. Veterans grave registrations ]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/187605 Trenton, New Jersey. Veteran burials, Riverview Cemetery]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/703195 Salem Co. New Jersey. Civil War records, 1861-1865]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/703195 Salem Co. New Jersey. Civil War records, 1861-1865]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/207453 Sussex Co. New Jersey. Veterans grave registration cards]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/377262 Wyoming Co. New York. Veterans buried in Grace Cemetery, Hope Cemetery and St. Mary's Cemetery in Castile]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1124444 Athens Co. Ohio. Deceased veteran grave registration card file index, 1819-1936]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/76620 Athens Co. Ohio. Soldiers burial record, 1898-1912]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/965506 Belmont Co. Ohio. Soldier's burial record, 1906-1924]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/511137 Clermont Co. Ohio. Record of the burial indigent soldiers and sailors, wives or widows]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/758876 Cuyahoga Co. Ohio. Record of the burial of soldiers by the County, 1914-1943]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/708230 Fairfield Co. Soldier's burial record, 1884-1936]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1048794 Hamilton Co. Ohio. Veterans grave registration, ca. 1776-1940]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/708367 Hardin Co. Ohio. Indigent soldiers burial records, 1900-1911]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/249233 Henry Co. Ohio. Record of registration of war veterans' graves, 1835-1976]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1117955 Hocking Co. Ohio. Veterans grave registration, ca. 1830-1930]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/159867 Indiana Co. Ohio. Burials of soldiers, sailors, and marines, 1890-1901]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1235891 Jackson Co. Ohio. Soldiers' burial records, 1914-1928] 3 rolls
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1235891 Jackson Co. Ohio. Soldiers' burial records, 1914-1928] 3 rolls
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1122617 Jefferson Co. Ohio. Veteran's grave registration cards, ca. 1850's-1980's]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/305188 Madison Co. Ohio. Record of registration of war veterans' graves, v. 1]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/140281 Madison Co. Ohio. Soldiers burial record, 1900-1927]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1123504 Meigs Co. Ohio. Veteran's grave registration card file, ca. 1880 - ca. 2001]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/709691 Morrow Co. Ohio. Record of registration of war veteran's graves, no. 1, 1841-1993]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/226578 Ross Co. Ohio. Veterans' graves registration, comp and indexed. Marie Taylor Clark]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/749976 Putnam Co. Ohio. Record of registration of war veterans' graves, 1860-1992]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/758529 Putnam Co. Ohio. Indigent soldiers' burial records, 1885-1912]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2311519 Trumbull Co. Ohio. Indigent soldiers' burial records, 1884-1917]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/259107 Van Wert Co. Ohio Indigent soldiers burial record, 1886-1926]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1125368 Vinton Co. Ohio. Veterans grave registration card file, ca. 1942-2001]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1123749 Washington Co. Ohio. Veterans graves registration card file, ca. 1950-2001]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/636448 Wyandot Co. Ohio. Cemetery record of deceased veterans of the world wars and record of registration of war veterans' graves, 1782-1972]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/275523 Wood Co. Ohio. Burial records of indigent soldiers 1897-1941]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/366999 Columbia Co Pennsylvania. Burials of Columbia county cemeteries for all wars]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1034152 Fayette Co. Pennsylvania. List of veterans' graves of all wars buried within ...]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1034152 Fayette Co. Pennsylvania. List of veterans' graves of all wars buried within ...]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/495643 Fulton Co. Pennsylvania. Record of honorable discharged soldier burials, 1896-1927]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/215254 Indiana Co. Pennsylvania. Veterans grave registration no. 1, Indiana County, Revolution and Civil Wars]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/244655 Lebanon Co. Pennsylvania. Veterans grave registration, v. 1 ; Veterans grave registration card file, 1800-1932]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/244655 Lebanon Co. Pennsylvania. Veterans grave registration, v. 1 ; Veterans grave registration card file, 1800-1932]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/73236 McKean Co. Pennsylvania. Burials of cemeteries for veterans of all wars, 1778-1973]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/73236 McKean Co. Pennsylvania. Burials of cemeteries for veterans of all wars, 1778-1973]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/209589 Wayne Co. Pennsylvania. Record of burial places of veterans]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/209589 Wayne Co. Pennsylvania. Record of burial places of veterans]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/530225 Brookings Co. South Dakota. Record of veterans buried in Brookings County]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/209700 Chattanooga Co. Tennessee. Interments of the National Cemetery, 1863-1939]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/209700 Chattanooga Co. Tennessee. Interments of the National Cemetery, 1863-1939]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/686507 Spokane Co. Washington. Register of veterans' graves, 1884-1954]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/686507 Spokane Co. Washington. Register of veterans' graves, 1884-1954]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218391 Washburn Co. Wisconsin. Card index of veteran's graves in cemeteries in ...]
  
  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/3019664 Ohio, Carroll County, Veteran Grave Registrations, 1817-1980]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/3019664 Ohio, Carroll County, Veteran Grave Registrations, 1817-1980]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1879059 Ohio, Summit County, Veteran Burial Cards, 1700-1941]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1879059 Ohio, Summit County, Veteran Burial Cards, 1700-1941]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1123749 Ohio, Washington County, Veterans graves registration card file, ca. 1950-2001]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/3246420 South Dakota, Veteran Graves Registration Records,1940-1941]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/3246420 South Dakota, Veteran Graves Registration Records,1940-1941]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1542862 Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1542862 Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966]
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'''MyHeritage'''<br>
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*'''1775-2013''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10316/us-veterans-burial-sites-1775-2013?s=275764761 U.S. Veterans Burial Sites, 1775 - 2013] at MyHeritage - index ($)
  
 
=== Overseas Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Overseas Cemeteries  ===

Latest revision as of 15:59, 26 August 2021

Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.


Cemetery Records[edit | edit source]

National Cemetery Administration[edit | edit source]

National Cemetery Administration

Department of Veteran Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20422

This web site has administration news; national veterans cemetery addresses; information about burial, headstones, state veterans cemetery grant programs, and links to other sites for locating veterans; and military records.

A Nationwide Gravesite Locator is now available online from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It has burial records of veterans and their family members from VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, and other veterans cemeteries around the country. The site also provides links to maps of the cemeteries.

Family History Library Catalog

Headstones and Markers[edit | edit source]

National Genealogical Society[edit | edit source]

  • Claire Prechtel-Kluskens.Headstone Records for US Military Veterans. Part I:Headstone Design NGS Magazine 39 #1 (January-March 2013): 30- 33. FHL 973 D25ngs
  • Claire Prechtel-Kluskens.Headstone Records for US Military Veterans. Part II: Records for Headstones Requested from 1879 to 1925." NGS Magazine 39 #2 (April-June 2013): 32-35. FHL 973 D25ngs
  • Clair Prechtel-Kluskens. Records of Burial Flags for Veterans." NGS Magazine 42 #4 (October-December 2016): 39-42. FHL 973 D25ngs
  • john P. Deeben. Last Rites for the Honored Dead: Records of Military Burials in National Cemeteries. NGS Magazine (January-March 2011): 15-18. FHL 973 D25ngs

Arlington National Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Family History Library Catalog


Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific[edit | edit source]

National Park Service[edit | edit source]

National Archives[edit | edit source]

National Archives Catalog[edit | edit source]

Selected Collections

War Department. Office of the Quartermaster General. Administrative History[edit | edit source]

Department of Defense[edit | edit source]

Department of Veterans Affairs[edit | edit source]

Veteran Grave Registration Records[edit | edit source]

Some states and counties have grave registration records that identify the graves of soldiers buried in local cemeteries. You can usually find these by contacting the state archives or state library or historical society. The Family History Library has statewide veteran grave registrations for the following states:

The state military pages may also have more information for cemetery records for their respective states.

To find additional soldier burials and veteran grave registrations of cemetery records in the FamilySearch Catalog, look in the Place Search  under:

[STATE] - CEMETERIES [STATE], [COUNTY], [CITY] - CEMETERIES

Below are additional collections:


Military Burials- FamilySearch Historical Records[edit | edit source]

MyHeritage

Overseas Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

American Battle Monuments Commission website, was created in 1923 to maintain memorials in the U.S. and 24 foreign countries where American forces have served. They have the names of 124,913 World War I and World War II war dead and the names of 94,093 soldiers listed as missing in action or buried at sea from four wars: World War I, World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

The American Battle Monuments Commission includes information about the purpose, composition, and history of the commission; details about each overseas cemetery; and the names of persons buried at many of their cemeteries. A Search ABMC Burials database is available on the website. By selecting the name, you will be provided with a page on the decedent, showing the cemetery and location of grave and additional information.

The following publications can help you find overseas cemeteries:

For further information contact:

  • American Battle Monuments Commission
    Casimir Pulaski Building
    20 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20314-0300
    Phone: 202-272-0533; 202-272-0532
  • Thomas H. Conner. War and Remembrance. The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018.

National Archives Catalog

Cemetery Records by Conflict[edit | edit source]

Books and Manuscripts[edit | edit source]

The following book provides descriptions of national cemeteries, state veterans’ cemeteries, soldiers’ lots, and abandoned military cemeteries:

Additional Sources - National Genealogical Society

  • Claire Prechtel-Kluskens. Headstone records for US military veterans. Part I: Headstone design. NGS Magazine 39 #1 (January - March 2013): 30-33.
  • Claire Prechtel-Kluskens. Headstone records for US military veterans. Part II: Records for headstones requested from 1879 to 1925. NGS Magazine 39 #2 (April-June 2013):32-35.
  • John P. Deeben. Last rites for the honored dead: Records of military burials in national cemeteries. NGS Magazine 37 #1 (January-March 2011): 15-18.