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What If He Wasn’t a Volunteer? Some Sources for Regular Army Research

August 24th, 2012

by: Carolyn L. Barkley Military records provide interesting details about the life of an ancestor. Don’t stop your search too soon, however, if you failed to locate a specific ancestor in the consolidated service records for volunteer soldiers. He, like Mash’s Sherman Potter, may have been “regular army.” Research into regular army records is not […]