This month's theme is Civil War Roots. Learn how to find your Gettysburg ancestors, honor the battlefield with a virtual visit, and learn to navigate the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System website.
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Lisa Louise Cooke
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Listen as Diane shares some news about virtual tours of Gettysburg
Read Diane’s blog posts on the Genealogy Insider Blog: Battle of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary: Honor Civil War Ancestors with a Virtual Visit
Top Tips: 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg
July 2013 is the Gettysburg 150th anniversary. Lisa talks with David Fryxell about his 7 Steps to Discovering Your Gettysburg Ancestors article from the July/August 2013 issue of the magazine.
July/August Print Issue
Family Tree University: Civil War Research
The “Civil War Research: Find Your Ancestors in the War Between the States” course at Family Tree University will guide you in determining your ancestor’s service, finding the records to document it and fleshing out your knowledge of their lives. Course instructor Diana Crisman Smith provides tips from the class.
UP NOW: Civil War Research: Find Your Ancestors in the War Between the States
The Publisher's Desk with Allison Dolan
This month, Allison recommends:
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes
and visit her website
for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.