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Military Records

When you discover an ancestor who served in the US military, you may feel both a sense of pride and curiosity and want to learn all you can about them. Military records can tell remarkable stories about your war ancestors, but they can be challenging to track down and interpret. Here are some tips, resources and guides for finding these records, studying them and honoring your ancestor for their valor and sacrifices.

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Civil War Records

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Use this quick-reference guide to uncover valuable research strategies that can help you find your Civil War ancestors, whether they served for the Union or the Confederacy. Also included is information on military records and general Civil War history.

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