The Alabama Department of Archives and History contains records of Alabamians in:

  • the Revolutionary War
  • the War of 1812 and 1st Creek War
  • the 2nd Creek War
  • the Texas War for Independence
  • the Mexican War
  • the Spanish-American War
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • the Korean War
  • the Vietnam War

Alabama Department of Archives and History, Military Records

The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) also has military discharge records (DD214) from the Selective Service Office for the years 1939- May 1975. These records are restricted to the veteran or direct next-of-kin and can be obtained by contacting the research room at 334-242-4435. For Discharge records after May 1975 contact the National Personnel Records Center.

National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132

Forms to apply for records online or by fax/mail and instructions may be found here: