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Women & Preservation: A Chat with Stephanie Huffman about Saving Family History

Part of a Series There are many types of historic preservation, beyond saving battlefields. One preservation effort is researching and keeping artifacts and documents. Many times this is done professionally by museums and archives. Other times private collectors save and … Continue reading

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Genealogist of Note: Ryan Hendricks

I never particularly cared who my ancestors were, but I have learned to use ancestor.com, fold3, findagrave, etc. in my research. Nevertheless, when someone actually knows about their ancestor who fought in the Civil War, I admit my curiosity is … Continue reading

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Shiloh and Private Samuel Chick

In studying up on my family’s genealogy in 2017 I found ancestors who fought both North and South. They are mostly cousins. I am the direct descendant of Private Samuel Chick of Company E of the 44th Tennessee. The regiment … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Ancestor Research”

Inspired by Dan Welch and Chris Mackowski’s discussion about finding Civil War ancestors? Ready to start (or continue) your own research? We’ve pulled together some links to aid in the search, and we’d love to hear about what sources you … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Ancestor Research” Is Now Available

Interested in researching your Civil War ancestor? As Dan Welch explains, there are plenty of resources available to get you started.

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