This guide describes resources available for searching in military records, with an emphasis on Delaware materials.
These types of military records are the most useful for genealogists:
Pension application files index: Andrew Feaster, War of 1812
Note: the application form includes the date of death of the soldier and the wife’s maiden name.
Indexes and/or digitized images for service records and pensions may be available in:
Although not aimed at genealogy and family history, the collections of the University of Delaware Library (Morris Library) include materials useful to genealogists and family historians.
This Genealogy Research Guide is provided as a service for genealogists. It presents topics and resources to assist researchers.
The UD Library does not specialize in genealogy and does not have staff responsible for genealogy. Library staff cannot conduct research.
For questions about library resources and holdings, use the Ask the Library service.
For questions about getting research assistance, see the suggestions on the home page of this guide or on the topic/resources pages.