Alabama, Census of Confederate Veterans, 1907, 1921, 1927 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index and images of Confederate Civil War Veterans living in Alabama in 1907, 1921, or 1927.

 

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What Can I Learn from Military Records?

 

These census records may include:

  • Name of Confederate Veteran of the US Civil War
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Place of residence
  • Date of entry in military service
  • Date and place of discharge
  • Marriage date

 

The original images can be viewed at any local Family History Center and some are available online anywhere.

 

1907 census images may include:

  • Pensioner’s full name
  • Address
  • Birth date and place
  • Rank
  • Date of entry in military service
  • Place of Enlistment
  • Rank
  • Name and letter of company and regiment
  • Name of Colonel
  • Other name for Company
  • Other name for Regiment
  • Name of some battles veteran participated in
  • Date and place of discharge or separation
  • Re-enlistment information
  • Name of Spouse
  • Names & Addresses of Children
  • & more

 

1921 census images may include:

  • Pensioner’s name
  • Birth date and place
  • Length of Alabama residency
  • Spouse’s age and place of birth
  • Marriage date and place
  • Lists of living children
  • Place of residency
  • Occupation

 

Widow’s 1927 Questionnaire images may include:

  • Veteran’s name
  • Widow’s name, age and birth date
  • Marriage date

 

 

How Can Military Records Help Me Find Other Records?

 

With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Use the information found in the census to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and death records
  • Use the information to find additional family members
  • Search for the service or pension record for the individual who served in the military

 

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