MILITARY WAR RECORDS
Rosters of Missourians who served in MISSOURI UNITS during the following wars:
War of 1812, Black Hawk's War 1832, Heatherly War ca 1836/7, Osage War 1837, Mormon War 1838, Seminole Wars 1836-1837, Iowa War (Honey War) Late 1830s, Mexican War 1846 - 1848, Southwest Expedition 1846-1865, Spanish American War 1898
Military Records pertaining to Cooper County, Missouri for the following military eras: Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Indian Wars, Civil War, World War II, World war II and beyond can be found.
CIVIL WAR ALONG KANSAS/MISSOURI BORDER
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854-1865
Documents related to the hostilities that shook the Missouri-Kansas border region before and during the American Civil War. The collection includes photographs, letters, diaries, maps, and military records from over 25 contributing institutions.
ALL WARS UP TO AND INCLUDING WORLD WAR I MISSOURI VETERANS
Civil War Soldiers and Veteran’s information (Missouri)
National archives Available to request copies of older military records
CIVIL WAR, SPANISH AMERICAN WAR, WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II –UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
The Military and Mizzou, 1861-1946
From the archives of the University of Missouri, the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II are covered as well as Lt. Enoch Crowder and the National Defense Act of 1916 and the ROTC.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
While most of their holdings are not online, a variety of military records, from photos to documents to searchable databases are available.
WWII Army and Army Air Force Casualties:
World War II Casualties Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel:
World War II Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 – 1946:
WWII Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Reserve Corps Records):
World War II Prisoners of the Japanese File, 2007 Update, ca. 1941 - ca. 1945:
WWII Naval Group China Muster Roll and Report of Change Punch Cards, 1942 – 1945
WORLD WAR I/NATIONAL VETERANS
World War I in Missouri: WWI Military Service Cards: A Brief History
WORLD WAR I/MISSOURIANS KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR
Missourians Killed in The Great War
HonorStates.org can be used to find killed veterans in WWII, Korea and Vietnam as well.
WORLD WAR I/MISSOURI VETERANS
Prominently mentions Cpl. Rudolph Forderhase of Howard County.
WORLD WAR II/MISSOURI VETERANS
WORLD WAR II RESEARCH GUIDE The impact of World War II on Missourians can be seen in the State Historical Society of Missouri's collections of newspapers, letters, diaries, records, photographs, and memoirs written during or about wartime military service. The collections also offer materials pertaining to civilian life during wartime and information on veterans' organizations. These records help us to understand the effects the war had on Missourians fighting overseas as well as those providing strength on the home front.
WORLD WAR II/MISSOURI CASUALTIES
Missouri Casualties in WWII