Military Veteran's Project

Bibliography

1910 US Census for Orange County, California and surrounding areas
1930 US Census for Orange County, California and surrounding areas

The Story of Company L, “Santa Ana's Own” by Charles D Swanner. Fraser Press, Claremont, CA

United States. Department of the Interior. Pension Office. (1ADAD). List of pensioners on the roll January 1, 1883; giving the name of each pensioner, the cause for which pensioned, the post-office address, the rate of pension per month, and the date of original allowance, as called for by Senate resolution of December 8, 1882. Volume III. Washington., Published 1883, Washington, Government Printing Office

Plaque at Irvine Park, Irvine, Orange County, California: http://www.ocparks.com/parks/irvine/history
     Muster Roll Co L, 7th California Volunteer Infantry, Spanish American War, 1898

Find A Grave - Data base of cemeteries including memorials and biographical information

Interment.net - Indexes of burial records for US cemeteries

Fold3.com - US Military Service Records and Pension Data

National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors Database, The Civil War
     https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm#

Orange County Public Library Digital Collection. Local Newspapers
     http://www.cityoforange.org/424/Local-History

Newspapers.com - US Newspaper records

California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu

The Spanish American Civil War Centennial Website, http://www.spanamwar.com/biblio.htm

FamilySearch.org:

  • Mexican American War Pensions, https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1979390
  • United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892 – 1926,
                 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1979427
  • US Goverment Applications for Military Headstones,
                 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1916249
  • “1890 The Great Register of Orange County”, State of California, Compiled by Orange County California Genealogical Society, Orange, CA 92668, 1996, searchable on-line at:
         http://occgs.com/projects/1890%20Register/1890%20Register%201.pdf

    Armor, Samuel, “The History of Orange County with Biographical Sketches", Historic Record Company, Los Angeles, California 1911

    Armor, Samuel, “The History of Orange County with Biographical Sketches", Historic Record Company, Los Angeles, California 1921

    Guinn, James Miller, A.M., “Historical and Biographical Record of Southern California: containing a history of Southern California from its earliest settlement to the opening year of the twentieth century.
    Published by Chapman Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois 1902 - (Google eBook)

    An illustrated history of Southern California: embracing the counties of San Diego, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange, and the peninsula of Lower California, from the earliest period of occupancy to the present time; together with glimpses of their prospects; also, full-page portraits of some of their eminent men, and biographical mention of many of their pioneers and of prominent citizens of to-day, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1890

    Family Encyclopedia of American History, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, New York, 1975

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