Nevada, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index for US Civil War records for soldiers who served in organizations from the Territory and State of Nevada.
The collection includes:
Union prison registers and rolls
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What Can I Learn from Military Records?
- Jacket name
- Soldier’s full name and rank
- Company and battalion in which served
- Date and place of enlistment
- Date when mustered-in
- Year(s) of service
- Birthplace and age
- Physical description
- Date of discharge
- Type of records in file
- NARA publication number, title, and roll number
How Can Military Records Help Me Find Other Records?
With information from these records you may be able to:
- Search for a military pension record for the solider
- Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
- Search the county for land and probate records
- Search for additional military records filed in both the state and the county where the soldier lived