Military records identify millions of young men who served in the military or who were eligible for service.
Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
Vermont was an independent republic from 1777 to 1791. It was not admitted as the 14th state until 1791. However, Vermont militia served during the Revolutionary War and records are available in both federal and state records.
- Revolutionary War Pension Records and Bounty Land Warrants this site is part of the FamilySearch Wiki Learning series.
- SEARCH United States, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications index only
- Addison County, Vermont Revolutionary War Pension Records
War of 1812 (1812-1815)
The War of 1812 between Britain and the United States confirmed the separate existence of the United States and the future Canada. During the War of 1812, Vermont furnished 4,853 infantry men, 243 cavalry men, and 140 artillery men for a total of 5,236 men.
- Vermont in the War of 1812 is part of the FamilySearch Wiki Learning series.
- Vermont War of 1812. (Free). Digital books. FamilySearch.
- SEARCH United States, War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910
Civil War (1861–1865)
Vermont mustered in more than 28,100 men to serve in Vermont volunteer units plus an additional 5,000 Vermonters served in the units of other states, in the U.S. Army or in the U.S. Navy.
- Vermont in the Civil War is part of the FamilySearch Wiki Learning series.
- Vermont in the Civil War
- Addison County The War of the Union
- Vermont Civil War Vets on Find a Grave
- Roster of Addison County Soldiers – War of the Rebellion
- Cemetery Database, Vermont in the Civil War has links to many Vermont cemeteries, National cemeteries, and cemeteries in other states, as well as other categories of burials.
- FamilySearch has an online Index to Pension Applications of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917
Spanish-American War (1898)
Vermont in the Spanish-American War. Montpelier, Vermont: Herbert T. Johnson, 1929. FHL book 974.3 M2vs; film 1320525, item 9 Digital version at Internet Archive. This source is arranged by unit or branch of the service, then by name. It includes residence, birthplace, age, and enlistment date. Some entries indicate the soldier’s date of death, rank, and muster out date and place.
World War I (1917-1918)
The First World War was also known as "The Great War" and "The War to End All Wars". This was the first worldwide military conflict that took place between 1914 and 1918 and included the Nations that made up the Allied powers and the Central powers.
- United States World War I Draft Records is part of the FamilySearch Wiki Learning series.
- Vermont in the World War 1917-1919 the records on this site include scanned images and are in alphabetical order by surname. There is no individual listing for Addison County.
- United States, World War One Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (FamilySearch) - NO INDEX
World War II (1941-1945)
Vermont. Adjutant General’s Office. Roster of Vermonters in Uniformed Service in the United States During the Second World War, 1941–1945. 2 vols. Montpelier, Vermont: Adjutant General’s Office, 1972–74. FHL book 974.3 M2var At various libraries (WorldCat). This roster includes the name of the soldier, full date of birth, town of birth, residence, and dates of enlistment and separation from the service