Key to Military Index Source Codes

CEMETERIES - Cemeteries of Macomb County, Michigan / read by Bill Gilstorf and Karen Lee Hemme-Rogers. 1991. [Some cemetery readings for military veterans may include a reference to their unit name/number].

CGROVE - Record of Burials in Clinton Grove Cemetery of Mount Clemens, Michigan / Macomb County Genealogy Group, 1977. [Some cemetery readings for military veterans may include a reference to their unit name/number].

CLIPPING - Newspaper clipping or other related document contained in a folder in the library's Local History Vertical File.

DISCHRGS - Record of Soldiers Discharge, 1865-1899, Macomb County, Michigan.

FAMILY - Information on this veteran was submitted by a family member.

LEESON - History of Macomb County, Michigan.  Chicago : M.A. Leeson, 1882. [Rosters of Macomb County Civil War participants appear on pages 370-431.  Some entries include date of death or discharge.]

MCM00000000 - Mount Clemens Monitor [newspaper].  Numbers following MCM identify the issue date.  For example, MCM19140725 means Mount Clemens Monitor, 1914, July 25.

MCMLLIST - "So Proudly We Hail : These Gallant Mount Clemens Men and Women in Uniform Who So Nobly Serve Our Country," Mount Clemens Monitor-Leader, May 7, 1945, pp.4-5B. [Note: This is a list of names of service men and women compiled and published by the Monitor-Leader newspaper.  It contains no other information except the service member's name].

MICHVOL98 - Michigan Volunteers of '98 : A Complete Photographic Record of Michigan's Part in the Spanish-American War of 1898.  Detroit, Mich. : G.F. Sterling, c1898. [Muster rolls of Michigan volunteers appear in the back of the volume].

MRGAR - Memorial Record, H.D. Terry Post No. 216, Grand Army of the Republic. [May contain additional information].

NARA - Gravestone application files for military veterans, available from National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

NARANAVY - Department of the Navy. Bureau of Naval
Personnel. State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from Michigan, 1946 . [available at http://www.nara.gov ]

This list identifies those men on active duty with the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, whose deaths resulted directly from enemy action or from operational activities against the enemy in war zones from December 7, 1941, to the end of World War II. Casualties which occurred in the United States, or as a result of disease, homicide, or suicide anywhere are not included. Entries in the list are arranged into the following sections: Dead (Combat), Dead (Prison Camp), Missing, Wounded and Released Prisoners, and thereunder alphabetically by name. The list includes the rank of the decedent, and the name, address and relationship of next-of-kin.

NARA-WWII - World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel From Michigan : Macomb County.  National Archives and Records Service. [Note: List contains Name, Service Number, Rank, and Mode of Death (i.e. Died of Wounds, Killed in Action, etc.)].

OBITUARY - Information was taken from the obituary of the service member, found in the local newspapers.

PENSION - Civil War soldier's pension file, National Archives and Records Administration. Click here for further information.

RMCSSWWI - Record of Macomb County Soldiers and Sailors in Service in the Great War. [May contain additional information].

RSMVCW - Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865. [Macomb County servicemen extracted by Mark T. McKee].

SS00000 - "Stars/Stripes," an occasional column which ran in the Mount Clemens Monitor-Leader during the Korean War, which ran short items of news about local residents in the service.  The series of numbers following the letters SS indicates the date of the newspaper in which the column ran. The first two digits indicate the month, the second two digits the day, and the last two digits, the year. [Example: SS041253  indicates the newspaper of April 12, 1953].

STPETER - Information from grave marker in St. Peter Roman Catholic Cemetery, Clinton Township, Michigan.

VJLIST - "These Mount Clemens, Men, Women Protected You," Mount Clemens Daily Monitor-Leader, August 14, 1945, Special VJ-Day edition.
[Note: This is a list of names of service men and women compiled and published by the Monitor-Leader newspaper in celebration of VJ-Day.  It contains no other information except the service member's name].

WGTW - Allen, Robert D., and Cheryl J. Schendel. Washington Goes to War, 1861-1865. [S.l.] : The Authors, c2000.
Information on Civil War soldiers from Washington Township, Macomb County, Michigan, compiled from primary and secondary sources.

WHOMC - War History of Macomb County, World War / compiled by Leo L. Eddy.  Mount Clemens, Mich. : Macomb County War Board, 1920. [May contain additional information].

WTC00000 - "With The Colors," an occasional column which ran in the Mount Clemens Monitor-Leader during World War II and the Korean War, which ran short items of news about local residents in the service.  The series of numbers following the letters WTC indicates the date of the newspaper in which the column ran. The first two digits indicate the month, the second two digits the day, and the last two digits, the year. [Example: WTC010744 indicates the newspaper of January 7, 1944].

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