Distributed by ProQuest, Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

  • National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)
  • Allen County Public Library
  • Harris County Archives
  • Cuyahoga County Archives
  • South Carolina Archives
  • Pennsylvania Archives
  • Center for Research Libraries
  • FamilySearch Archives

With content from the Revolutionary War onward, Fold3 Library Edition is an invaluable research resource for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers, and battle reenactors.

The Fold3 name comes from a traditional flag folding ceremony in which the third fold is made in honor and remembrance of veterans who served in defense of their country and to maintain peace throughout the world.

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