8 Nov 2005
Family History Hour
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The Presentations given at FGS Sept 2005
that mention the future plans of the Family History Library to digitize the
microfilm collection. Also note there are plans to have genealogy societies
index records for their area of interest.
THANKS to Chris Dunham
who wrote: "When it comes time to write a narrative of a Civil
War soldier's service, two other websites may prove invaluable. Cornell
University, as part of its Making of America project, has digitized and made
searchable two mammoth compilations:
Use these in conjunction with the Library of Congress' Civil War Maps
I found the Official Records especially useful when trying to figure out the
complex and ever-changing recruitment policies in force during the war. The
correspondence between state and federal Adjutants General offers insight into
the homefront concerns constantly plaguing the powers-that-be. And, if your
ancestor was an officer, it is quite possible that his name will appear in these
This week Myrt explains how to
find the now elusive GLOSSARY at FamilySearch.org and the "fabulous FIND option"
of your web browser, including Internet Explorer and Mozilla.
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