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Oregon in the Military

If you have military related information you would like to see on this site,
please email the information to: Jan Bony

Tillamook Naval Air Station

137th Spruce Production Division Military units for collecting spruce for airplains prior and into WWI.

Oregon In The Military Additional Links for military information.

The Civil War Archive - Union Regimental Index

POW/MIA - Portland Soldiers - Patti Woodard

The Blackwell Family in the Bannack-Paiute War

The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial - Oregon

NARA - to search for the following
Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Viet Nam Conflict or Oregon Soldiers Killed in World War II

Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Korean War - Sorted by name, with additional birth information

Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Navy in WWI

Oregon Soldiers Killed in the Army in WWI

The Civil War Archive - Union Regiments - Oregon 

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 - to provide "alternative service under civilian direction" for conscientious objectors during WWII

National Archives - Archival Databases Search

Oregon Military Department - History, includes photos and other military related sites

Oregon Military History, Forts-Camps-Roads

Oregon in the American Civil War - History and Maps

Vietnam Era Memorial Canby, Oregon

USGennet.org Military Records - For Clackamas Co.

Oregon History: World War II - Oregon Blue Book

Oregon Military Museum
Camp Withycombe
Clackamas OR 97015
Phone (503) 657-3984

An extensive library full of military history.
Call or write ahead as they have only one part time curator
with a small staff of volunteers and are undergoing major rehab.

Military Dept. of the State of Oregon
PO Box 14350
Salem, OR 97309-5047
This is the Oregon National Guard headquarters.

You can publish a search inquiry in the Oregon Veterans News.
Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs,
700 Summer St, NE, Salem,OR 97310-1201
They publish a newsletter that goes to many veterans with new of interest as well as a column for
searching for individuals, units, etc. as well as a column for announcing reunions.

You can contact the National Personnel Records Center,
9700 Page Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132.
Unfortunately a fire destroyed many of their records in 1973. But some records survived.

You might also check with the Portland Police Bureau to see if they have records of your Oregon ancestor.
Portland City Hall, 1220 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204.
Ask that it be forwarded to the police department.

Last updated: 27 June 2017