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Whether your Civil War ancestor served in blue or gray, you can reveal his part in our nation's epic struggle. Our nine research steps will lead the charge.
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Explore Civil War genealogy records and history at these top 10 online destinations. Plus: State-by-state Civil War websites and resources for offline research.
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Arm yourself with these resources for enlistments, muster rolls, discharge papers and other military-service records.
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Jealous of genealogists with ancestors in major, record-generating US wars? Don’t be. We’ll help you trace people who served in 10 lesser-known military conflicts.
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Get genealogy tips for tracing War of 1812 ancestors taken as prisoners of war.
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Was my Confederate veteran ancestor still eligible for a Mexican War pension?
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Join the march to search out military records on the Web.
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The Great War engulfed the entire world—including your ancestors, whether they headed to Europe or stayed home. Here's how to trace them in records of World War I.
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Don't let your old soldiers just fade away. Enlist the help of these five steps to find the stories behind your ancestors' military history.
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