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PROGRAM: Know Your Records Program - Introduction to Genealogy (2 of 5 videos)
LECTURE TITLE: Military Research at the National Archives: Regular Service by John Deeben
LECTURE DESCRIPTION: John Deeben, archives specialist, describes registers of enlistment for regular army soldiers and rendezvous reports for members of the Navy which are available through the National Archives. Records cover the years from 1798 to 1914 and are available in microfilm, textual, or digitized form.
LECTURER'S BIOGRAPHY: John Deeben is an Archives Specialist in the Research Support Branch, Customer Services Division at the National Archives Building, in Washington, D.C. He specializes in Federal records relating to military service, with particular emphasis on the Civil War era. He is a regular contributor on genealogy topics to the National Archives blog NARAtions, and frequently writes about federal records in various state and national genealogy publications. John holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in History from Gettysburg College and the Pennsylvania State University.
Know Your Records lectures are held weekly on Tuesdays in room G-24 at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, and Thursdays in Lecture Room B at the College Park building. Learn more about the Know Your Records program at http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/know... or via e-mail at email@example.com.