Land given as a “Bounty” for military service has been an American tradition from the Colonial Era up to the Civil War when the practice saw its ultimate discontinuance. The Spanish-American and Mexican-American Wars and the battle waged by the veterans for their bounty land tell the story of a nation and a military in transition. Lucky for us genealogists, there is a “bounty” of both military pension and land-purchase records left behind to tell the story both nationally and personally.
This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on August 10, 2016. 1 hour 28 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly