At least some information is known for all of the 1,180 crewmembers who served on Constitution during the War of 1812. Reconstructing these past lives requires diligent searching, patience, and a little luck. Nearly everyone leaves a trail of paper behind them when they are gone. These sailors and Marines left a long one, and by exploring different archives around the country, we have pieced together the stories of their lives.
Click here to see the entire War of 1812 crew. Note: inquiries regarding specific names will incur a fee. See the database page for full details.