Oregon in the Militaryf you have a website about Oregon in any of these wars and would like to be linked, please let me know.
Oregon in the Civil War:
- Oregon Civil War Archive
- 1st Regiment Cavalry
- 1st Regiment Infantry
- Civil War - 1st Oregon Volunteers
- The Civil War Archive - Union Regimental Index
- Oregon Trail Travelers - History Reenactment Company
- Fort Hoskins - in Benton County
- Civil War Veterans Buried in Oregon
- General Philip H. Sheridan and also Philip Sheridan
- Civil War Homepage
- Claimants of the Rogue River Indian War
- Rogue River War, 1855-1856
- Cayuse War
- Indian Wars
- Grant County, Oregon Indian Wars
- Battle of the Abiqua, March 5, 6, 1848
- Oregon Indian War Pension Records
- The Blackwell Family in the Bannack-Paiute War
Oregon in the Spanish-American War:
- Second Oregon Volunteer Infantry,
- Second Oregon Volunteer Infantry, Spanish American War
- United Spanish War Veterans (Camp and Veterans names)
Oregon in World War I:
- Personal Service History Records, Search
- Oregon Death Roll, WWI, by county
- Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Army in WWI, ORGenWeb
- Kent Moody, commander of the National Guard (Camp Withycombe) in WWII and also in WWI, Margery Bare's website)
Oregon in World War II:
- Army and Army Air Corp Causality List
- Navy, Marine, and Cost Guard Causality List
- Prisoners of War, Navy, Marines and Cost Guard
Oregon in the Korean War:
Oregon in Viet Nam:
- POW/MIA - Portland Soldiers
List of colonial forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902.
Oregon Military Museum
Clackamas OR 97015
Phone (503) 657-3984
An extensive library full of
Call or write ahead as they have only one part time curator
with a small staff of volunteers and are open to the public on a limited basis.
Military Dept. of the State
PO Box 14350
Salem, OR 97309-5047
This is the Oregon National Guard headquarters.
You can publish a search
inquiry in the Oregon Veterans News.
Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs, 700 Summer St, NE, Salem, OR 97310-1201. They publish a newsletter that goes to many veterans with new of interest as well as a column for searching for individuals, units, etc. as well as a column for announcing reunions.
You can contact the National Personnel Records Center, 9700 Page Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132. Unfortunately a fire destroyed many of their records in 1973. But some records survived.
You might also check with the Portland Police Bureau to see if they have records of your Oregon ancestor. Portland City Hall, 1220 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204. Ask that it be forwarded to the police department.