US, Pennsylvania—Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records (Civil War), 1866–1956

How to Index a Soldier Account Book

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

  1. Line Number: Press Tab to skip this field.
  2. Given Names: Jos T
  3. Surname: Beeson
  4. Age: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.
  5. Birth City or Town:  Press Tab to skip this field.
  6. Birth State: Press Tab to skip this field.
  7. Birth Country:  Press Tab to skip this field.
  8. Residence City: Press Tab to skip this field.
  9. Enlistment Day: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.
  10. Enlistment Month: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.
  11. Enlistment Year: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.