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Oklahoma Military Casualties

The Oklahoma Historical Society offers two sources for researching military casualties.

Search a database of Oklahoma military casualties from World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Search now.

Visit the Oklahoma Casualties Online Exhibit, including the Spanish-American War, World War I, USS Oklahoma, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. This database also includes some biographies of Oklahomans who served. View now.

Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame

Visit the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame online exhibit to learn about local heroes honored by the Oklahoma Military Heritage Foundation. View now.

Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Applications

This microfilm collection includes over 80,000 pension and bounty land-warrant applications, based on the files of the American military, naval and marine officers, and enlisted men.

Records indicate the veteran's name, the state or organization for which they served, and the file number. An "S" indicates that the individual was a survivor, "W" indicates widows, and "R" represents those who were rejected. Donated by the Daughters of the American Revolution, this microfilm collection contains over 2,000 reels.

Compiled Military Service Records

Donated by the Daughters of the American Revolution Oklahoma Society, these microfilm reels document the men who served from the original thirteen colonies. The records include the individual's name, rank and military organization, state from which he served, date of enlistment or appointment, and possibly the date of separation from service. Some records also include information of the individual's physical description, date and place of birth, residence at the time of enlistment and other personal details.

War of 1812 Pension Applications

Various information relating to the War of 1812 can be found in the miscellaneous microfilm collection.

Civil War

1890 Active Military

View a listing of Active Military Personnel from Smith's First Directory of Oklahoma City.