US—1890 Census of Union Veterans and Widows


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Skill Level: Intermediate

  • This project is recommended for volunteers who are familiar with the indexing process and are comfortable using various system features.

Characteristics and Description

  • This project is to index an 1890 census of surviving Union veterans and their widows.
  • The records are handwritten on preprinted forms.
  • Batches contain one image each.
  • Each image is of a census page, which contains up to 14 names.

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • No restrictions are associated with this collection. The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password. Then click the Download Batch button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.