2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 20, 2020 12:49 PM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking land warrants issued to Watts family members

    joseph Godsey Newbie

      Bounty land warrants were issued to some of the Georgia volunteers  I also am interested in the Watts family of Wateree, South Carolina, GEORGIA, and ALABAMA

        • Re: Seeking land warrants issued to Watts family members
          J. Andrew Scout

          Could you please indicate which war or time period this in in relationship to, and if you are looking for federal or state warrants?

          • Re: Seeking land warrants issued to Watts family members
            Jason Atkinson Pioneer

            Dear Mr. Godsey,


            Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!


            We searched the National Archives Catalog and located 564 record series relating to military bounty land warrants, of which the 58 record series in the Records of the Department of Veteran Affairs (Record Group 15) tend to have the most comprehensive national coverage. For more information about the Record Group 15 record series, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) at Archives1reference@nara.gov.  For more information about the remainder of the records, please email the reference units listed as the contact in the Catalog descriptions.


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            We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!