For example, if your solder was a Confederate from Tennessee enter Tennessee Confederate Last Name, First Name Middle Initial. If he was a Union man change Confederate to Union. Some Union records will only display one card, not all are completely digitized. You'll need to know your soldier's name, State, and regiment, in cases of several men with the same name. I found this link by accident and hope others are as successful as I've been. For me, it beats paying fold3.