Acceptable Service for a Patriot Ancestor
The National Society reserves the right to determine the acceptability of all service and proof thereof. The National Society accepts service, with some exceptions, for the period between 19 April 1775 (Battle of Lexington) and 26 November 1783 (withdrawal of British Troops from New York), as follows:
Documenting Your Lineage
The following sources of documentation are suggested by the NSDAR Genealogy Office.