US, Maryland and Delaware—Freedmen's Bureau, Register of Pensions and Bounty Claims, 1865–1872


How to Index a Bounty Claim


For the sample image above, the fields would be indexed as follows:

  1. Given Names: Richard
  2. Surname: Viney
  3. Military Unit: K 4
  4. Event Month: Aug
  5. Event Day: 12
  6. Event Year: 1868
  7. Other Given Names: Moses 
  8. Other Surname: Press Tab to skip this field.
  9. Volume Number: Press Tab to skip this field.
  10. Page Number: Press Tab to skip this field.