US, Arkansas—Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1893–1939

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Skill Level: Beginning

  • This project is recommended for new volunteers who are still becoming familiar with the indexing process and system.

Characteristics and Description

  • Each batch contains one image.
  • Each image usually includes two pages, with up to 50 records per page. Together, the two pages could contain as many as 100 records.
  • The pension records were usually handwritten on preprinted forms, but the format of the records varied greatly over time, and some records were handwritten in their entirety.

Access Restrictions

  • 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.

Additional Information

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.