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Genealogy: Military Records

A guide to genealogical research resources with an emphasis on Kentucky and resources available at UK and nearby libraries.

Internet Resources

Military records can be found in paper materials, including government documents in our collections and other libraries' collections, in resources like, and in specialized online resources.

Resources in UK Libraries

InfoKat Discovery is the primary way to find materials available in the UK Libraries.

A number of military records are available in the UK Libraries' collections.

* Regimental histories and Registers can be applied to specific wars, geographic locations, and other primary terms:

United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.

New York (State) - History--Civil War, 1861-1865 - Registers.

Soldiers - New York (State) - Registers.

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Laura Hall
2-1 Wiliam T. Young Library

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0456

(859) 218-1323