Source Information

Graden, Debra, comp. Nebraska Volunteers, 1861-69 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.
Original data: Roster of Nebraska Volunteers from 1861 to 1869, Compiled from Books, Records and Documents on File in the Office of Adjutant General of the State

About Nebraska Volunteers, 1861-69

Created as a territory in 1854 in the context of the slavery debate and as part of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Nebraska was pro-abolition throughout the Civil War. This database is a list of men who volunteered to fight against the Confederacy and includes soldiers who served between 1861 and 1869. In addition to providing the volunteer's name, it includes residence and unit information. Revealing information on over 5100 men, this can be a helpful collection for those seeking ancestors from territorial Nebraska. regrets to inform you that Debra Graden passed away unexpectedly. Photocopies of the original data will no longer be available upon request. We are grateful to Debra for the long hours she contributed to making her databases such useful resources to so many people.