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

How to Index A Letter Describing a Bounty Claim

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

  1. Given Names: Brazil
  2. Surname: Kell
  3. Military Unit: G 7th
  4. Event Month: May
  5. Event Day: 2
  6. Event Year: 1871
  7. Other Given Names: Press Tab to skip this field.
  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.