Are you ready to start your military research project? The National Archives branches are open and some research is possible.
If you are ready to start a project, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s set up a free phone consultation to discuss possibilities.
What are some things you need to know?
When you contact me to discuss a project, there are some details I need to know.
A set of discharge and separation papers are the best source of information if you have them. If not, you might contact the County offices in the county in which your veteran lived after the war to see if he ever filed a set of papers. Access rules vary from county to county and state to state.
- Full name of service member with date and place of birth.
- Address at time of service and end of service.
- Name of spouse, if married. Names of parents.
- Military branch and any units you know he was part of, with dates if you have them.
- Your research questions and goals.
Those are the basic things I need to before we chat. I always do a little digging prior to our phone call, and will often have some additional questions.
Please note: Research beings at the NPRC in St. Louis. At this time we can only access microfilm records. However, when it is possible to access paper files (OMPFs, IDPFs, etc.) we will do that as well as part of the research project.
If you are ready to start a project, email me at email@example.com and let’s set up a free phone consultation.
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