MILITARY RECORDS

At theOregon State Archives, from 1847 (Cayuse War) to 1986

Cayuse War, 1848, history
Yakima War, 1855, history
Rogue River War , history

Oregon Regimental List, Civil War
Oregon and the Civil War, a history

Spanish American War : R. Gess Smith transcribed the individual rosters of all Oregon camps [as listed by the United Veterans of the Spanish American War] for her wonderful web site, A Place Called Oregon.

World War I and the Oregon Experience, an on-line exhibit from the Oregon State Archives

The American Indian in the Great War: Real and Imagined by Diane Camurat. Before discussing Native Americans in World War I, this web site presents a great summary of Indian relations with US policy, the military, and wars from the 18th Century through WWI.

Oregon World War II Casualties

World War II- Dad's War , a good guide to the overwhelming amount of information and links related to WWII.

Oregon Military from ORGenWeb; genealogy materials for Civil War through Viet Nam

Oregon Military Museum (Clackamas)

These records are available in print at the Clackamas County Historical Society Library and elsewhere:

Oregon Rangers Roster; this militia was organized March 9, 1844 and the roster recorded March 14, 1844. It was formally chartered after the Legislature of the Oregon Provisional Government met late June, 1844; Provisional Legislature records are in the Oregon State Archive Mss collection #1125-1131 and 1381 but this roster has been copied in other sources.

Oregon Mounted Riflemen, First Roster, December 1847; roster available in a folder marked "Clackamas County Records" at the Clackamas County Historical Society.

Cayuse War Muster Rolls 1847-1848; by surname; this roll abstracted from the full Legislative record (available on microfilm) by Robert Marsh, 1987.

Oregon Indian War Pension Files; information taken from the card files at the Oregon Historical Society; compiled for the Genealogical Forum of Oregon by Julie Kidd.

Oregon Soldiers During the Civil War; spiral bound typescript by the Genealogical Forum of Portland.

Civil War Veterans in Clackamas County includes vital statistics, burial place, rank, and company.

Grand Army of the Republic (Meade Post #2);for Clackamas County only.

Honor Roll of Oregon Grand Army of the Republic 1881-1935 (Union Civil War veterans); organized by surname in 1882.

Oregon Volunteers in the Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection; 1903-1927.

Military Casualties and MIAs, State of Oregon; list from World War II by the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, 1993.

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