The US Department of Veterans' Affairs maintains 120 national cemeteries, and their website's Nationwide Gravesite Locator now makes these 120 national cemeteries searchable online! To search for the US veterans on your family tree, click here.
Loyalist records: At the time of the American Revolution, quite a few residents of what later, in 1791, would become Albany County, NY remained loyal to Great Britain. You may learn more information about Loyalist records by clicking here.
|Albany County Militia, 1715:||Click here for a list of their names|
|Colonial Militia, 1767:||Van Aernam's Militia|
|American Revolution, 1775-1783:||Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) DAR Patriot Lookup
|American Revolution, 1775-1783:||Excerpts from Revolutionary War pension application files|
|1840:||1840 US Census Revolutionary War pensioners for NY state; searchable|
|First World War, 1914-1918 (US involvement 1917-1918):||NY State Archives holdings - personal information, service data, muster rolls etc. of NY state veterans of World War I|
|Index to NY recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor|
|Index to Revolutionary War pension lists NY 1792-1795|
|Index to Revolutionary War pension lists NY 1801-1815|
|Native Americans mustered into the service of the USA in the War of 1812|
|NY soldiers of the Civil War buried in national and other cemeteries|
|NY service units of the Civil War|
|Generals of the American Civil War|
|Which NY regiments were mustered where? - covers infantry, cavalry and artillery and gives details of each company|
To learn how to obtain copies of veterans' records (military service records, pension application files or bounty-land warrant application files), click here.
|Battle of Bennington - Although it takes its name from a nearby town in Vermont, the Battle of Bennington was fought in the town of Hoosick, Rensselaer County, NY. You can read about this battle from the American perspective as well as from the British perspective.|
|A Revolutionary Week Along the Historic Champlain Canal - outlines an itinerary for visiting Revolutionary War sites in eastern New York state|
|Day-Long Revolutionary War Road Trips|
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