Beyond Military Records: Uncovering Hidden Gems of the Civil War (Civil War)

We often focus on the military service and pension records created due to the Civil War. We’ll take a quick peak at these and then dive into the records most don’t explore. If you don’t look further, you are missing out on some gems like old soldier home, voter registration, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedman’s Bank, artificial limb records, detailed maps, compensation claims, legislative petitions, relief for indigent spouses, newspapers, and more!

Beyond Military Records: Uncovering Hidden Gems of the Civil War (Civil War)

We often focus on the military service and pension records created due to the Civil War. We’ll take a quick peak at these and then dive into the records most don’t explore. If you don’t look further, you are missing out on some gems like old soldier home, voter registration, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedman’s Bank, artificial limb records, detailed maps, compensation claims, legislative petitions, relief for indigent spouses, newspapers, and more!