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INDEX  (click link to view the database search for that period)
American Revolution War of 1812 US Civil War
Spanish-American War World War I World War II
Korean War Vietnam War Persian Gulf War
Afghanistan Iraq  
References military-related links  

To be included the record should be of any individual's military service who's surname was/is CORSON (INCLUDING all variant, related spellings), and any 'Corson' descendant regardless of surname . Please submit any contributions, information and suggestions to Michael Corson ().

Entries use the following format: 
Name Branch Unit Rank
Period of Service Family information
Notes & Sources

REFERENCES (in Notes section of each entry)
R1. Stryker, William S., "Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War", orig. pub. Trenton, 1872; repr. Gen. Pub. Co., Balt., 1967.
R2. Index to Rev. War Service Records @Wy. Co.(PA) Hist. Soc
R3. Corson, Orville, "Three Hundred Years with the Corson Families in America"
R4. Stevens, Louis Townsend, auth. & pub., "History Of Cape May Co., NJ, 1638-1897"; orig. pub. 1897; repr. Heritage Books Inc., 1997.; pp. 236-237 unless otherwise noted.
R5. <> The Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Debt of Honour Register
R6. "Corson Cousins", 21.2.20, Apr 2001
R7. Hewett, Janet B., "The Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865", Vol. IV, p. 149, Broadfoot Publishing, Wilmington, NC, 1996.
LINKS These linked sites contain expanded and additional information.

U.S. Navy Memorial Log
The Navy Memorial  Log is the only publicly accessible register of the names and service information of naval service personnel -- Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, reservists of these services, and Merchant Marine. Persons enrolled in the Log -- nearly 250,000 thus far -- may be living or deceased, active duty, retired or veteran. Some 'Corson' and variant spellings can be found.

U.S. Army Military History Institute - MHI Photograph Database
This database is a catalog of American Civil War (ACW) photographs from the Special Collections Branch of MHI.
There are four listings for 'Corson' photographs that can be ordered.

War of the Rebellion -  Journal Contents (1880 - 1901)
The War of the Rebellion is a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
The Official records of the Unites States and Confederate Navies are also available.
[These are scanned page images.  Working with them can be time consuming.]

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The CCFHA web site originally created by Jeff Owens (CCFHA Member M-260).

This page updated 03 Dec 2011

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