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budjohnson
21-08-08, 17:28
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From what I have been told when a man from Finland joined or was drafted into the Russian Army, they were assigned a surname. Is this true? If it is, Where was the surname recorded?
Bud

budjohnson
24-08-08, 01:18
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From what I have been told when a man from Finland joined the Finnish Army, they were assigned a surname. Is this true? If it is, Where was the surname recorded? Are they recorded in the archives?
Bud
I am looking for information from between 1830 to 1870.