The following are individual book titles of interest for this topic. The book links below point to the Amazon.com bookstore online where you may purchase the book if you wish. These links are provided to bring these published resources to your attention as an aid to your research. Follow the links to books of interest to make note of their title, author, publisher, and ISBN. You might then use this information to obtain the book from your local library or your favorite corner book shop.
Musters and regimental histories for many states for the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, WW1 and WWII. US Officer Registers for the Army, Navy, and Marines. Complete casualty lists for all US armed forces for WWII. Pensioner lists including the 1840 Pensioner's Census, 1883 complete list.
The Researching First and Second World War Canadian Records Legacy QuickGuide™ contains useful information to get you started researching your Canadian military ancestor including women in the wars, military records, war diaries, and a timeline of the major battles and events. This handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.