Archive for category Military Records: Wars

Subject Terms for Finding Books on Wars

United States – History – Revolution, 1775-1783

United States – History – War of 1812

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865

Mexican War, 1846-1848

Spanish-American War, 1898

Philippines – History – Philippine American War, 1899-1902

World War, 1914-1918

World War, 1939-1945

Korean War, 1950-1953

Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Persian Gulf War, 1991

War on Terrorism, 2001

Iraq War, 2003

These are Library of Congress subject terms.  LC subjects are used by many libraries, including the University of Delaware Library.

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Military Records: Wars

American War Dates

Gulf War, 1991
Vietnam War, 1965-73
Korean War, 1950-53
World War II, 1941-45
World War I, 1917-18
Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1902
Spanish-American War, 1898
Civil War, 1861-65
Mexican War, 1846-48
Indian Wars, 1780s-1800
War of 1812, 1812-15
Revolutionary War, 1775-83

from:  Step 11: Military Records (The Learning Center at Ancestry.com)

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