Using Grand Army of the Republic Records for Civil War Research

Countless Americans have an ancestor who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Research on these men often focuses on official records, such has pensions and compiled military service records. But the research shouldn’t stop there. The records of the Grand Army of the Republic should be part of your Civil War research.

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Exploring Military Cemeteries

Honoring those who died for their country and those who died after their service is one of the most sacred duties of a nation. Let’s take a look at the history of U.S. military cemeteries and some resources for family historians.  

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Army Repatriation: Bringing Them Home

What does “No man left behind” truly mean? For Megan Smolenyak, it means working to identify servicemembers from past conflicts, finding their families, and bringing them home in the process of military repatriation.Pin This!Read More

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