Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Working to Make War of 1812 Pension Files Available has about 1% of the War of 1812 pension application files digitized and available at its website. That's about 1400 images out of a total of about 7.2 million...but it's a start. And if one of your ancestors is included in the early release, it doesn't matter how low the percentage is.

Even better, the collection is available for free

Check it out at

Recall that you get a significant price reduction to an annual subscription to if you are a PGS member. Go to the PGS Members-only website for details.

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