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Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927

August 8, 2012 by | Comments Off on Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927

Documents classified as “secret and confidential” provoke an all-too-human urge to peek at something forbidden. That urge becomes irresistible when those documents are military records. Fold3’s newest title, Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927, lets you sneak back in time … Continue reading

Numbered Record Books

January 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on Numbered Record Books

The title, Numbered Record Books, doesn’t reveal much about this significant new collection of Revolutionary War documents on Fold3. Yet, anyone familiar with these military records—oaths of allegiance, supply records, orderly books, letters, account ledgers—knows they contain revealing and rather … Continue reading

Mexican War Service Records

November 16, 2011 by | Comments Off on Mexican War Service Records

The US-Mexican War determined the southwest border of the United States as we know it today. Fighting began after the 1845 annexation of Texas and ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo on February 2, 1848. The territory gained would … Continue reading