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Most of the 1890 U.S. Federal Census was destroyed in a fire in January 1921. See link for more information.
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Dear Mr. Cords,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Population Schedules for the 1890 Census (M407) in the Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29) and the Special Census Schedules of Surviving Union Civil War Veterans or Their Widows, 1890 - 1890 (M123) in the Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Record Group 15) that may contain the records that you seek. For access to the non-digitized schedules, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at email@example.com.
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M407 is digitized and available on Ancestry.com. There may be a fee for using Ancestry. Instead, check at your local library. Many library systems subscribe to these sites, making them free for their patrons.
In addition, a Prologue article titled “First in the Path of the Firemen” may be helpful.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!