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PA Spanish American War
Request Pension Records
Spanish-American War pension records typically have birth dates, addresses of next of kin, medical information, proof of marriage, proof of children's births, a summary of military service, pages from family Bibles, family letters, depositions of witnesses, affidavits, discharge papers and other supporting papers, and death certificates. The amount of data received varies from a few pages to 100's of pages.
To request your ancestor's military complete pension record, use the certificate number from the Spanish-American /Civil War Pension Index available with a FREE trial at Ancestry.com.
(Write Freedom of Information Act Request on the envelope.)
Veterans Administration Regional Office
(Your state of residence)
Dear Sir or Madam,
For additional information about the Freedom of Information Act, visit Freedom of Information .
The address for the VA FOIA/ Privacy Act Officer is:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Director, Records Management Service (005E3)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
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