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Established in 1856, the FHS is dedicated to preserving Florida's past through the collection, archival maintenance, and publication of historical documents and other materials relating to the history of Florida and its peoples.
Provided by Florida State Archives, this database has digital images of approved and denied pension claims from 1885 to 1954. Typical files contain the original application, any supplemental applications, proof of service and residency, etc.
The purpose of this guide is to identify and describe the state, federal, and private records pertaining to Florida’s Civil War era (1860-1865) housed at the State Archives of Florida. We hope this guide will assist and promote research into this time period.