GOPHER RECORDS

If you need records, we will gopher you.

Welcome to Gopher Records!  

We specialize in the retrieval of Civil War and other 19th-century military records from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), including service records, pensions, medical records, Court Martial records, Bounty Land records, and others. We will duplicate the records of your choice and deliver them faster and at a much lower cost than if you ordered them directly from NARA.  If you need records, we will gopher you!

Was your ancestor in the Civil War?
If you need help, we recommend that you start with this handy
article entitled "How to Research Your Civil War Ancestor."

 
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What records are available?
Let us help you to determine what types of
records are likely to exist for your soldier.
 
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Free Civil War service records with a government tombstone
If you're involved in an effort to mark the grave site of a Civil War veteran, you may be able to receive a FREE copy of his service records from the National Archives.
 
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Featured Products

Civil War Service File

Details of military service and other info.

Civil War Pension File

A bonanza of genealogical information.

Carded Medical Records

Medical Records

Summaries of individual hospital visits.

Court Martial Records

Court Martial Records

Details of trials for offenses against military law.

Bounty Land Warrant

Federal Land Records

Records of Bounty Land and other Federal land grants.

Civil War Ancestor Search

Free Records Assessment

What records are likely to exist for your soldier?