Navigating the Records from the War of 1812
by Brian Rhinehart
Migration to the Midwest was supercharged by veterans of the War of 1812 cashing into their bounties.
From bounty land to pensions, there is no shortage of genealogical records for soldiers in the War of
1812. Learn how and why these records were created, how to make sense of them, and what those
records can contain for your ancestors.