US—Registers of Enlistment in the U.S. Army, 1798-1913

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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 of This Project

  • All records are registers of enlistment in the U.S. Army from 1798 to 1913.
  • The registers are handwritten on handwritten or printed forms, but the location of information on the forms varies over time.
  • Each batch includes one image, and each image has 40 entry lines.

Description of the Records

  • The records were handwritten on preprinted forms.
  • Each image has 40 entry lines.

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • There are no restrictions 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. You may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window to see the project name on the list.