North Dakota Union soldier records have been microfilmed and indexed by the National Archives. That index is available at the Historical Research Library.
The Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in World War I, 1917-1918, 4 vols. (Bismarck, N.Dak.: North Dakota State Historical Society, 1931) is also an excellent North Dakota military records resource. Researchers may also want to contact Office of the Adjutant General, P.O. Box 551, Attention: SIDPERS, Bismarck, ND 58502 for information on other rosters and records from various wars, including WWI, WWII, the Vietnam War, and the Korean War.
North Dakota Modern Wars
War Website Links
- North Dakota Military Men, 1917-1918 This database is a collection of military records for men who served in the war from North Dakota. Originally compiled in 1931, it provides the names for men who served in the army, navy, and marines. In addition to providing the individual’s name, it reveals city of residence, unit of service, birth date or age, and other helpful facts. It also contains the location and date of enlistment and discharge information. The names of over 32,000 men are included in the collection.
- Roster of the men and women who served in the army or naval service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its allies from the state of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918, Vols. 1-4