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Database for Union Army Grave Sites

CW vets-armySons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has an online site of burial locations of veterans of the Union Army from the American Civil War that covers across the nation and is searchable. It even has the listings for burial sites for Union veterans buried overseas. There are 96 civil war veterans buried in Australia, plus the other nations with former Union soldiers include India, Brazil, Japan, France, Holland, Great Britain, Mexico, South Africa and many other locations.

Start by filling in some information on the search box (in the upper right corner), especially name and state where you think the veteran might be buried. Try different spellings also and different forms of the given name, including initials.

CW vets-troopsWhen you do find a correct ancestor, the full name is provided, birth and death date, enlistment and discharge dates, the unit they served with, and the exact location of the cemetery the veteran is buried at. Scroll down and additional details if known are provided.

If you know of additional details about the veteran or a veteran is not listed at all, you can email (contact info) that information to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

In a search you can just place the location, a specific state or another country from the drop down list.

CW vets-gettysburgPhotos: Third Mass. Regiment soldiers; 1862 inspection of Union troops in VA; and 1863 a portion of the battlefield at Gettysburg by a private residence.

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