Posts Tagged With: civil war

Military Monday – Henry A. Hayes Pension File

I wrote about requesting and receiving the pension files for a good friend’s family a couple weeks ago.When I receive a pension file I sort it by date and use post it notes to mark each year. Then I create a table of contents for the entire file. Just gives me a better idea of […]

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Military Monday – Civil War Pension Files

Last week I received two Civil War Pension Files in the mail. These files are for my friend’s family. He very kindly ordered them for me so I could dig into his family more and learn more about pension files. I have no Civil War soldiers in my family. When the files arrived, NARA attached […]

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Genealogical & Historical Societies Need To Provide Benefits For Distance Members

At FGS 2011 last week I had a conversation with a President of a Genealogical Society in SW Missouri about research, the society’s benefits, etc. I had tried to meet this person in May when I spent the month down in SW Missouri but we were unable to meet up. He suggested I join the […]

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