Fayette County Kentucky Family Military History Resources

 Fayette County Kentucky
Other Military Resources


Lexington National Cemetery
LNC = Lexington National Cemetery. The LNC is located within the Lexington Cemetery at 833 West Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky; however, inquiries about military burials should be directed to Camp Nelson National Cemetery (859) 885-5727.

Confederate Soldiers Buried in the LNC

Central Kentucky Militia Lists 1786
Rev. War Pension Applications Fayette Co, Ky
Capt. James Martin - Rev. War Pension Application

The Battle of Blue Licks
Fayette County in the War of 1812
Stewart W. Megowan - Pension Appl for War of 1812
Fayette County in the Mexican-American War
Lexington Chasseurs
Lexington Light Infantry
Lexington Rifles - "Morgan's Company"
Carte de viste - story: Lt. James West KIA at Shiloh

American War Mothers - Fayette, KY Chapter (WWI)

Fayette County World War I Fallen Soldiers
Fayette Countians on the WWII Honor List of Dead and Missing:   (image 1 of 2)   (image 2 of 2)  From NARA


Camp Nelson

Camp Nelson Interment Data
History of Kentucky's United States Colored Troops
African American Union Soldiers from KY
Kentucky Military History Museum
Kentucky Military Links
Kentucky in the Civil War
Also Kentucky in the Civil War
Civil War Preservation Program
KY Civil War Searchable Union Database
Kentucky Pension Roll of 1835
Revolutionary War Warrants, searchable database
(for use in the Kentucky Military District)
General John Hunt Morgan's Funeral
Kentucky State Guard, 1859-1861
Kentucky Korean War Deaths


ky: lexington light infantry uniform 1789

Pictured: Lexington (KY) Light Infantry Uniform, 1789



Revolutionary War Timeline

1840 Revolutionary Pensioner Census
Ordering Pre-WWI Military Service Records
Ordering Civil War Pension Records
Confederate & Union
American Civil War Homepage
The United States Civil War Center
The Civil War Index
Sons of Union Veterans - Grave Database
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System
Civil War Battle Summaries By State
Yahoo Civil War Sites
Civil War Prisons
Virginia Military Institute Archives
American Civil War Research Database (for-fee site)
American Civil War Photographs Database
Civil War Pension Acts 1865-1930
Filing for the Union Army Pension
(.pdf file)
The Civil War Pension Law
(.pdf file)
The War of the Rebellion: .. Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies

General Society of the War of 1812
American Battle Monuments Commission -
A listing of those interred at the American military cemeteries overseas and those Missing in Action from World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
US Medal of Honor Citations - full text (1861 - present)
The US Surgeon General's Office of Medical History
Center for Military History Online Bookshelves
US GenWeb Pension Project (wars prior to 1900)
World War II Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File
(select World War, 1939-1945)

National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records

US armies in uniform

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