Ancestors in a Nation Divided: An In-Depth Guide to Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

By: Freed, Cindy

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Why Research Your Civil War ancestor? You may have a story or two handed down through your family about your Civil War ancestor. So what other info do you need? Was he a northerner called to service by the president? So with honor and the instilled need to preserve the Union he enlisted? Or was he a Confederate soldier fighting for his new country and its rights and freedom? Was he an African American, freedman or slave, fighting for the system with little acknowledgement? Why research? Because your Civil War ancestor's story is a part of our country's history. Yet more than that it's a part of your story. To know your Civil War ancestor, his life and military service, is to know a part of you. Ancestors In A Nation Divided will guide you through the steps of researching your Civil War ancestor. From the beginning if you only have a name - to an in-depth search of his military and post-war life this book will guide you through the process. Packed with the resources you need to research you'll be able to: Begin even if you don't know where to start Understand Compiled Military Service Records and Pension Files Find your Civil War ancestor in little known and under-used censuses Take a look at Provost Marshall Records Learn about Confederate Military History and the Official Records Take a look at long forgotten resources like the Old Soldiers Home, GAR and UVC membership And so much more Whether your ancestor fought for the Union or the Confederacy, Ancestors In A Nation Divided will help you open the doors to his military service. You'll learn about the battles he fought, camp life, injuries he may have sustained and more. Your research will put you alongside your ancestor in his Civil War journey. You'll learn about his experiences and in knowing what he lived through you'll be able to appreciate his service all the more. The Civil War changed this country's path, it shaped our nation into what we know today and your ancestor had a hand in that. Ancestors In A Nation Divided will help you start learning about your Civil War ancestor today.

Title: Ancestors in a Nation Divided: An In-Depth Guide to Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

Author: Freed, Cindy

Categories: Reference,


ISBN Number: 1497429102

ISBN Number 13: 9781497429109

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 429109