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Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans Who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life
Dora Costa, Matthew Kahn, Christopher Roudiez, and Sven Wilson. 
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Data Set from the Union Army Samples to Study Locational Choice and Social Networks
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Urban Data, by source and format

Please click on a link in the table to download the desired data set and format. By downloading a Union Army or Early Indicators dataset, a user is agreeing to abide by the Union Army Data User Access Agreement. For detailed descriptions of each variable, see the Union Army Codebook and the Urban Data Codebook (included in the zip files bellow).

Data Source Stata Format CSV Format Excel Format SAS Format SPSS Format
Census Urban Census, Stata Urban Census, CSV Urban Census, Excel Urban Census, SAS Urban Census, SPSS
Military Pension Records Urban MIL, Stata Urban MIL, CSV Urban MIL, Excel Urban MIL, SAS Urban MIL, SPSS
Surgeons' Certificates Disease Data Urban DIS, Stata Urban DIS, CSV Urban DIS, Excel Urban DIS, SAS Urban DIS, SPSS

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