Maryland Genealogical Society
Maryland Genealogical Society
Genealogy Resources and Repositories
Below are categories of links to key genealogy resources and repositories, with a particular emphasis on Maryland.
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The American Battlefield Trust preserves sites related to the Revolution, War of 1812, and the Civil War. Their website includes orders of battle and detailed maps in both static and animated formats.
The National Park Service maintains the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database. More information is available at Visitor’s Centers throughout our National Parks system
Fold3 is a subsidiary of Ancestry, aggregating military records and user memorial pages. Collections have increased significantly over the last several years.
List of both national and Maryland-specific online military records.
FamilySearch Wiki list of online Maryland military records and guides, and key FamilySearch catalog links.
Links to various sites, including specific resources on Ancestry, Fold3, and FamilySearch.
Guide to a wide range of original records and published works available from the Maryland State Archives that can help document the service of soldiers from Maryland.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) maintains government records pertaining to military operations, plus the records of the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other government agencies. Service Records and Unit Records fall within its purview.
The Naval History and Heritage Command maintains comprehensive historic resources for the Navy, including links to oral histories, cruise books, photographs, and many other resources.
This site includes three listings of burial sites of Marylanders who fought in the War of 1812: - "Burial Locations of Maryland Veterans who Served in the War of 1812" - "1812 Veterans Buried in Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD" - "1812 Veterans Buried in New Cathedral Cemetery (including Old Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Cemeteries), Baltimore, MD"
The U.S. Army Center of Military History has information about the history and lineage of army units, as well as in-depth tactical battle perspectives.
Through the Veterans History Project, the Library of Congress preserves personal narratives from veterans. The site includes links to documents and recorded interviews with veterans sharing their first-hand experiences.