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The Library's military records collection spans the Mexican-American War, Civil War, U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862, Spanish-American War, World War I, Minnesota Home Guard, Minnesota State Militia and Minnesota National Guard. Although our collection includes rosters, bonus records and pension letters, it does not have any actual service records.

The National Archives & Records Administration's Military Personnel Recordsoffice is another source of information for obtaining military records.

Research Prices

  • Minnesota residents: $12
  • Non-Minnesota residents: $15

    Members receive a 10% discount which is applied during Checkout.

    Since there is no comprehensive index to military records, all information listed below must be filled in before staff can do any research.

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  • For more information about the Society's military records resources, visit the military records web page.

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    Military Records Request