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CLASS | Identifying Civil War Ancestors in Your Family Tree: The Online Genealogist will guide you on how to identify if your ancestor fought in the Civil War. Learn how to search photos, diaries, newspaper clippings and other items to gather information.

CLASS | Identifying Civil War Ancestors in Your Family Tree: The Online Genealogist will guide you on how to identify if your ancestor fought in the Civil War. Learn how to search photos, diaries, newspaper clippings and other items to gather information.

This site is designed for beginners looking to preserve their family heritage as a hobby.  It's a great resource for beginners and intermediate genealogists!

ThanksThis site is designed for beginners looking to preserve their family heritage as a hobby. Its a great resource for beginners and intermediate genealogists!

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One of them was this picture of a Signal Tower overlooking the Antietam battlefield. Another of a Confederate sharpshooter hideout at Gettysburg.

Researching Civil War Veterans in G.A.R. Records - from A Sense of Family

A Sense of Family features Ohio genealogy research, family history discoveries, resources for finding ancestors, and tools for your family genealogy.

Unit histories can give us insight into the service of our Civil War ancestors. Here are 5 places to find them.

5 Sources for Civil War Unit Histories

Civil War unit histories can give us context into the service of the soldiers. Here are 5 places you can find regimental and unit histories.

Even if you didn't inherit a photo of your Civil War ancestor, there are several sources you can use to find his physical description.

What Did Your Civil War Ancestor Look Like

If you weren’t lucky enough to have inherited your Civil War ancestor’s photo, there are still ways to find what he looked like — or at least get a physical description. Here are 4 sources you should look for.

Can you really research your ancestry for free? Yes you can! Most seasoned genealogists know that there are an ever growing number of free family history r

Ancestry for Free: Genealogy Research Sites That Don't Cost a Dime

Ancestry for Free: Genealogy Research Sites That Don't Cost a Dime -- Family History Daily -- Can you really research your ancestry for free? Most seasoned genealogists know that there are an ever growing number of free family history.

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.

National Park Service Civil War soldiers and sailors database Photo of Confederate Private Edwin Jemison.

Ways to Uncover the Maternal Lines in Your Family Tree

Ways to Uncover the Maternal Lines in Your Family Tree

I love it when i can find out what happened to the daughters! Its so much more difficult than the sons. Ways to Uncover the Maternal Lines in Your Family Tree

Divorce Records in the States | Genealogy, Ancestry, and Family Tree Research| Like any of the vital records a family historian needs, such as birth-marriage and death records, one that can also be important are any divorce records. Since it is a civil matter to be officially divorced from a spouse, there have been official governmental documents.

Divorce Records in the States

Like any of the vital records a family historian needs, such as birth-marriage and death records, one that can also be important are any divorce records. Since it is a civil matter there have been official governmental documents.

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One of the oldest and best FREE online sources for various records related to genealogy research. I've been part of this project in the past and still contribute records. All of the content has been submitted by volunteers. Be sure to check out the Project Archives for additional records that may not be on the county pages.

One of the oldest and best FREE online sources for various records related to genealogy research. All of the content has been submitted by volunteers. Be sure to check out the Project Archives for additional records that may not be on the county pages.

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Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor (links to page about my ancestors at Andersonville)