|This page is dedicated to our ancestors from
the Turner County Area who served their country. "Area" includes
the counties that surround Turner. Turner County is a young county,
being created in 1906 from portions of Wilcox, Irwin,
Dooly, and Worth counties. Any ancestor from these counties can be
If you would like to submit your ancestor's information,
just click here: Turner
County Veteran or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
with "Turner County Veteran" in the subject line.
The veterans will be listed alphabetically and placed
County Area Veterans.
An index of those who applied for a pension in Turner
County after The War Between the States: Georgia
Archives, Atlanta, Georgia Turner County Civil War Pension files
Submitted by: Sharon Brawner
Links of interest:
Here is the link for our honored Turner
County Area Veterans. There are pictures, so the page may load a little
the National Archives with information on ordering military records.
Civil War Soldiers
and Sailors System: National Park Services Civil War Soldiers and Sailors
System. Names and records of Confederate and Union troops.
It is the basic index cards of the above NARA records.
John Griffin's Homepage:
Has various military information with some listings of Georgia units and
rosters from the War of Southern Independence (Civil War or War of Northern
Census Pensioners: Contains names, ages and places of residence of
those that served in the Revolutionary War.
Chase Prison Ohio: This site has a listing of Confederate prisoners
buried there. Make sure you read some of the prisoner's stories.
Chase Prison Ohio Grave Photographs: Need a picture of your ancestor's
grave at Camp Chase? This is the place to find it.
Prison Camp New York: This site has a listing of Confederate
prisoners buried there.
of Confederate Veterans, Yancy Independents, Camp 693: Is the camp
in Sylvester, Georgia. They have a great picture of Worth County
Confederate Veterans and as listing of those that served from Worth County.
Remember, part of Turner County was Worth County at one time.
Records' of the Civil War: "War of the Rebellion; Records of the Union
and Confederate Armies" (US Govt., 1909 etc.). From Cornell University
of Civil War Medicine Did you have someone that served in the
medical field ? Find information on how to go about researching them
here. You might also want to take a look if you want to know more
about the medical field during the war.
Men killed in WWI: With only the names of the soldier:
County Casualties WWII: Honor List of the Army and Army Air Corp.
It list the name, selective service number, rank, and whether he was killed
in action (KIA), died of wounds (DOW), died of injuries (DOI), died non-battle
(DNB), finding of death (FOD), or missing (M).
The VA's Nationwide Gravesite
Locator: VA has made it easier and faster for the public to get answers
about family history, old war buddies or famous war heroes. The agency
put on the Web 3.2 million records for veterans buried at 120 national
cemeteries since the Civil War.
The VA's gravesite navigator includes names, dates of
birth and death, military service dates, service branch and rank if known,
cemetery information and grave location in the cemetery. The VA will withhold
some information, such as next of kin, for privacy purposes.
PATRIOT LOOKUP SERVICE. The DAR Patriot Index contains names of Revolutionary
patriots, both men and women, whose service (between 1775 and 1783) has
been established by the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Additional information available may include: dates and places of birth
and death, name(s) of wife (wives) or husband(s), rank, type of service,
and the State where the patriot lived or served. If pension papers are
known to exist, that fact will be included.
Military Records: This site is loaded with information on Georgia Military
records as well as links and information to the other states.
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