Ancestry.com. U.S. Army Historical Register, 1789-1903, Vol. 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.Original data: Heitman, Francis B.. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903.
This database contains an alphabetized list of over 17,500 officers who served in the United States Army from 1789-1903. Additional information for each officer includes: the State or country where born, the State from which originally appointed, the rank attained, and any data relating to appointments or commissions. The information has been obtained from original records of the War Department, supplemented from other authentic sources, or supplied by living officers or the families of those deceased. This volume is one in a series of volumes.