Wabaunsee County

 

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Revolutionary War - 1775 to 1784

290,000 men participated in the American Revolutionary War. There were 4,435 deaths in service. Last Veteran: Daniel F. Bakeman, died 4/5/1869, age 109.

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Valley Forge

 


 

War of 1812 - 1812 to 1815

287,000 men participated in the War of 1812. There were 6,765 deaths in service. Last Veteran: Hiram Cronk, died 5/13/05, age 105.

 




Indian Wars & French and Indian War

106,000 men participated in the Indian Wars. There were 1,000 deaths in service. Last Veteran: Fredrak Fraske, died 6/18/73, age 101.

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Native Americans Indian Wars – This web site is a representative survey of conflicts between Native Americans and Europeans over three centuries.

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Native Americans Indian Wars – This web site is a representative survey of conflicts between Native Americans and Europeans over three centuries.

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A Brief History of The French & Indian War with Maps. 

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Indian War Period Medals Of Honor 

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Muster Roll of the field and Staff of a Regiment of Cherokees Commanded by Colo. Gideon Morgan in the division Commanded by Major General Cocke & Jackson in the Service of the United States against the Hostile Creeks.

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Pequot Indian War

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French and Indian War

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Seminole Wars

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Creek Wars

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Black Hawk War, 1832

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Black Hawk War, Utah, 1856 - 1857

 

 

REPUBLIC of TEXAS - 1835 - 1845

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Index to MILITARY ROLLS and  Name Index to Military Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas
 

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Pensions - Comptroller's records includes claims for payment, reimbursement, or restitution submitted by citizens to the Republic of Texas government from 1835 through 1846. It also includes records relating to Republic pensions and claims against the Republic submitted as public debt claims after 1846.

 

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Rosters, Companies, and Participants
(following hosted at USGenWeb Archives Republic of Texas Pension Project )

 

 

 

 

Civil War - 1861 to 1865

Union participants were 2,213,000 in the Civil War. There were 364,000 Union deaths in service. Last Union Veteran: Albert Woolson, died 8/2/56, age 109. Confederate participants were 1,000,000*. There were 133,821* Confederate deaths in service. Last Confederate Veteran: Disputed.*
 

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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War 

 

Misc. Civil War sites containing online and/or searchable databases

 

 

Civil War Records (http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm)

Search by Soldier Name

Last Name  

First Name  

Union or Confederate

State (or Origin)

Unit No. (or Ordinal)

Function

    

 

 

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Ancestry.com Civil War Collection (requires payment) includes pension & service records indexes, plus some state rosters

 
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The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies - 60 volumes - (scanned) Series I: Contains the formal reports, both Union and Confederate. Series II: Contains the correspondence, orders, reports, and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war, and (so far as the military authorities were concerned) to State or political prisoners.
 

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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion (1894 - 1922) Series I, vols. 1-27; Series II, vols 1-3 (1894 - 1922).

 
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Medal of Honor Recipients U. S. Civil War Index - Presented here are Medal of Honor recipients who earned their awards in the American Civil War.
 

 

 


Mexican War - 1846-1848

115,493 men participated in the Mexican War. There were 1,177 deaths in service.

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The US GenWeb Archives Pension Project - provides actual transcriptions of Pension related materials . Very little information on Kansas, but check back often for additions.

 
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Descendants of Mexican War Veterans - various information on the war. Includes documents and battle reports. Site has search engine.

 

 


Spanish-American War 1898 to 1902

392,000 participated in the Spanish-American War. There were 11,000 deaths in service. Last Veteran: Nathan E. Cook, died 9/10/92, age 106

bullet Theodore Roosevelt - 1858–1919, Muster Out Rolls (hosted at Bartleby.com)

 

World War I 1917 to 1918

4,743,826 participated in WWI. There were 116,708 deaths in service. There were 3,350 POW/MIA.

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National Registry - The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.

 
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Medal of Honor Recipients  World War I - Presented here are Medal of Honor recipients who earned their awards in WWI.

 
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Biographies of World War I (hosted at The World War I Document Archive)

 
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The Doughboy Center (hosted by The Great War Society)

 
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 Stars and Stripes Collection (hosted at American Memory)

 
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The Aces of WW1 (hosted at An Illustrated History of WW1)  

 



 

World War II 1940 to 1947

16,353,659 participated in WWII. There were 407,316 deaths in service. There were 78,777 POW/MIA.

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Medal of Honor Recipients World War II - Presented here are Medal of Honor recipients who earned their awards in World War II.

 
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 Kansas World War II Casualties Army and Air Force

 

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U.S. Merchant Marine Casualties during World War II (hosted at USMM.org)

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I J  K  L  M  N  O  P Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X Y Z

 

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Creek Indians In World War II (hosted at Anne Gometz's Requisite Homepage)

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American Battle Monuments Commission (hosted at American Battle Monuments Commission)

 

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Prisoners of War

 

bullet Search WWII Electronic Records in the Access to Archival Databases (AAD)

 
bullet Search WWII Documents Online through the Archival Research Catalog (ARC)

 
bullet World War II Casualty Lists
 

 

 

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World War II POWs held in German Camps (hosted at Veteran And Military World War Websites)

 

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World War II POWs held in Japanese Camps (hosted at Veteran And Military World War Websites)



 

 

Korean War 1950 to 1955

5,764,143 participated in Korean War. There were 33,651 deaths in service. There were 7,190 POWs [4,428 repatriated]; 8177 MIAs

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Korean War Casualty List

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Casualties from the Korean War (1951-1957)

 

Vietnam War 1964 to 1975

8,744,000 participated in Vietnam War. There were 58,168 deaths in service. There were 2,459 POW/MIAs.

 

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Casualties from Vietnam Conflict (1956-)

bullet State-Level Casualty Lists sorted Alphabetically by Last Name
bullet State-Level Casualty Lists sorted by Home of Record

 

Persian Gulf War Era 1990 to To Be Decided

467,539 participated in the first Persian Gulf War I and there were 268 deaths in service. There were 2 Missing, Presumed Dead and 1 MIA. There were 23 POWs and all were returned. 

  • The Gulf War KIA/MIA List - This is a Collective effort between Douglas Havemann - The Creator/Webmaster of The Persian Gulf War Veterans Memorial and Scott O'Hara - who wrote the page titled: "The Gulf War KIA - MIA List" . All states are included.
     

Miscellaneous Military & War Information

  •  Remains Returned which include Vietnam Conflict, Mayaguez, Glomar Java Seam, and Bay of Pigs.

 

 

Statistical Sources: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, July 1998

* Authoritative statistics for Confederate Forces are not available. An estimated 28,000 Confederate soldiers died in Union prisons. In the VA press release, the last Confederate veteran is listed as John Salling. But it is disputed. http://www.omalco.com/salling.htm

Note: Figures on the number of deaths in service include all of those Killed in Action, by natural causes, accidents etc. 

 

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