War of 1812 pension records from the National Archives are currently in the scanning process and are being posted online at Fold3.com. Users will need to set up a free account to view these records (no credit card required). Pensions can be browsed by veteran or searched. The full text search is not complete yet. Searches can be done for veteran’s names and widow’s names, but others mentioned in these records may or not be indexed at this point.
It is recommended that users download images of interest. We’ve been discussing items from these War of 1812 pensions and will continue to do so. They are a great resource.