Casefile Clues

06 September 2007

What is at HistoryKat?

We've gotten a partial list of the titles at HistoryKat for those who are interested:


HistoryKat
U.S. Military Records

A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer
Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1903
Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April 1775, to December, 1783 by Francis B. Heitman. New, Revised, and Enlarged Edition. Washington: Rare Book Shop pub. Co., 1914
Returns of Killed and Wounded in Battles or Engagements with Indians and British and Mexican Troops, 1790-1848
War of 1812 Military Bounty Land Warrants, 1815-1858
HistoryKat State and Territorial Census Records
Colorado State Census, 1885
Illinois Territorial Census, 1810
Illinois Territorial Census, 1818
Illinois State Census, 1820
Illinois State Census, 1825
Illinois State Census, 1830
Illinois State Census, 1835
Illinois State Census, 1840
Illinois State Census, 1845
Illinois State Census, 1855
Illinois State Census, 1865
Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890
Wisconsin Territorial Census, 1836
Wisconsin Territorial Census, 1838
Wisconsin Territorial Census, 1846
Wisconsin Territorial Census, 1847
HistoryKat U.S. Postal Records
Index to Names, Aliases, and Histories of Postal Offenders, 1926
Indexes to Rosters of Railway Postal Clerks, ca. 1883 - ca. 1902
Record of First Returns Received from Postmasters, October 1789-July 1818
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1814-1824
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1824-1828
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1828-1832
Record of Appointment of Substitute Clerks in First- and Second-Class Post Offices, 1899-1905
Record of Appointment of Substitute Mail Carriers in First- and Second-Class Post Offices, 1885-1903
Record Cards of Letter Carriers Separated from the Postal Service, 1863-1899
HistoryKat U.S. Government Employee Records
A Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the 30th of September, 1829
A Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the 30th of September, 1831
List of HistoryKat Data Sets

Membership in Historykat is currently around $25 a year. These datasets have complete digital images available---check individual databases to see which are indexed. A nice set of databases to add to an online genealogical collection.

Sample images are available on the Historykat site and we'll be posted some research suggestions from the content as time allows.