Here it is, the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War…the Sesquicentennial. Yesterday marked the first official day of the Civil War. It’s remarkable how much we can enlighten our family history through the large assortment of records that have spawned from numerous years of revisiting one of the most detrimental periods in U.S. History.
So to get you going, I won’t monopolize your valuable time with chatter but will highlight several links to get you jumping on your military family search.
Missouri State Archives, Soldiers’ Records: War of 1812 – World War I
National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Keep on leaf’n thru history,