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Interested in learning more about the Civil War?

Did you know if you perform a keyword search for Civil War on FamilySearch.org that there are 11,629 hits and 695 of these are online? Wow!!

Follow the steps below if you need help!!


1. Go to FamilySearch.org.


2. Click on Catalog, then Keywords, then type civil war in Keywords search box and click the blue Search button.


3. Scroll down to almost the bottom of the page and click on the Online (695) located in the blue column on the left of the page. This means there are 695 books/references online. So you might be able to read these at home in your pjís if they arenít restricted to the family history center.  


4: Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the 3rd book from the bottom titled Memorial history of the Seventeenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (old and new organizations) in the Civil War from 1861-1865

If your ancestor was in this 7th regiment, you would have a good idea what he experienced during his service. 



If you know the regiment your ancestor fought in during the civil war, try to find a book about his regiment on FamilySearch.org with the keyword search, perform a GOOGLE search for that regiment, or try a different library.

To find a library, go to FamilySearch.org and click on Books.

You will see links to various libraries below.

Have fun!!


Please contact me if you have any questions.

Carol Hill - carollovesfamilyhistory@gmail.com, 801-380-9192




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