Genealogy Friday: How to Use Fold 3 in Genealogy

flag cornerFold 3 is an online website that provides digital copies of military records.

The difference with is that Ancestry, usually has just the regiment and dates of service.  Fold 3 has the actual records that have been scanned from the National Archives.

Fold 3 allows you to search by time period, name, record, etc.

Fold 3 is a subscription service.  At the moment their current subscription fee is $79.95.

However, most public libraries carry a subscription to this service.  You do have to be at a library location to access the website, but you can visit your local library to test drive the site or save on your finances.

Fold 3             Fold 3 allows you to download the pages in the service record.

Fold 3 is constantly adding to their collection, so if you are unable to find a record, check back every few months.

                What finds have you discovered on Fold 3?

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