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How to Find Your Civil War Roots on Ancestry.com

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Learn the ins-and-outs of crafting a solid search at Ancestry.com as family historian and Search Product Manager, Ancestry Anne, will tell you how to figure out if any of your ancestors were in the civil war.

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  1. 66

    Discovering Your Quaker Ancestors

  2. 67

    Five Things You Can Do This Weekend to Clean Up Your Family Tree

  3. 68

    Same Name - Different Man

  4. 69

    AncestryDNA: Making the Cousin Connection

  5. 70

    Discover More About Your Ancestors in Tax Records

  6. 71

    What's In A Will

  7. 72

    What's New at Ancestry.com: April 2014 Edition

  8. 73

    Genealogy Spring Cleaning

  9. 74

    How Irish Are You?

  10. 75

    State Research Guides and Place Pages

  11. 76

    Updating Your Ancestry.com Profile Page and Other Account Settings

  12. 77

    Maximize Your Search Time on Ancestry.com

  13. 78

    Googling Your Family History

  14. 79

    Genealogy To Do Lists

  15. 80

    Correcting Mistakes in Your Own Family Tree

  16. 81

    Some Genealogy Records Have No Names

  17. 82

    AncestryDNA: Contacting and Collaborating with Cousins

  18. 83

    Love Stories in Your Family Tree

  19. 84

    Highlights from RootsTech 2014

  20. 85

    African American Family History Research: Breaking the 1870 Wall

  21. 86

    Soundex, Wildcards and Other Search Options

  22. 87

    Understanding Baptismal Records

  23. 88

    What Do I Enter Into My Family Tree? Resolving Conflicting Evidence

  24. 89

    Top Tips for Beginning Latin American Research

  25. 90

    Overcoming Preconceived Notions for Family History Success

  26. 91

    New York Family History Research

  27. 92

    Understanding More About the Records You Are Using

  28. 93

    Family History Goals for 2014

  29. 94

    Timely Tips to Trim the Family Tree

  30. 95

    Rating Your Genealogy Sources

  31. 96

    How Laws Affect the Records Created About Your Ancestors

  32. 97

    It's Family History NOT Personal History

  33. 98

    Sharing Family History With the Genealogically Challenged

  34. 99

    Getting the Most Out of the 1921 Canada Census

  35. 100

    Favorite Resources of Professional Genealogists

  36. 101

    More Opportunities for Genealogy Education

  37. 102

    Going Beyond The Shaky Leaf

  38. 103

    Top Tips for Beginning Italian Family History Research

  39. 104

    Top Tips for Beginning Jewish Family History Research

  40. 105

    Using the Ancestry.com Card Catalog

  41. 106

    Ancestry.com Learning Center

  42. 107

    Family History Records Are Telling More Stories Than Ever

  43. 108

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Photo Comments and Other Collaboration Tools

  44. 109

    Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: What Your Ancestors' Occupations Can Teach You

  45. 110

    Shoebox from Ancestry.com - It's a Scanner in Your Pocket

  46. 111

    Discovering Your Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

  47. 112

    New England Birth, Marriage and Death Records

  48. 113

    Researching Newspapers to Find Genealogy Gold

  49. 114

    What Does the War of 1812 Mean for Your Genealogy Research?

  50. 115

    Using Tax Records for Family History Research

  51. 116

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Uploading Pictures and Documents

  52. 117

    Putting Your Ancestors' Lives in Historical Context

  53. 118

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Privacy and Sharing

  54. 119

    Using City Directories in Your Research

  55. 120

    Browsing Records on Ancestry.com

  56. 121

    How To Request Information From An Archive

  57. 122

    Top Tips for Beginning English Family History Research

  58. 123

    Family History Focus to Grow Your Family Tree

  59. 124

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Story View

  60. 125

    Cousins Marrying Cousins? Don't Duplicate People in Your Family Tree

  61. 126

    Top Tips for Canadian Family History Research

  62. 127

    Ancestry.com Family History Wiki

  63. 128

    Taking a Family History Vacation

  64. 129

    Ethical Considerations in Family History

  65. 130

    Convicts and Criminals In Your Family Tree

  66. 131

    Honoring Those Who Died In Service To Their Country

  67. 132

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  68. 133

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  69. 134

    Collaborate With Others to Grow Your Family Tree

  70. 135

    More Strategies for Finding Your Female Ancestors

  71. 136

    Clues in Non Marriage Records

  72. 137

    Little Used Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  73. 138

    First Comes Love, Then Comes... The Marriage Index?

  74. 139

    How to Find Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  75. 140

    Tips For Telling Your Family Stories

  76. 141

    Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

  77. 142

    How to Handle Name Changes in Your Family Tree

  78. 143

    Researching Irish Records

  79. 144

    Beginning Irish Research

  80. 145

    RootsTech and Other Genealogy Conferences and Events

  81. 146

    I Started My Family Tree. Now What?

  82. 147

    Finding Late 19th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  83. 148

    Finding Early 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  84. 149

    Smart Search: Tips & Tricks

  85. 150

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Part 2)

  86. 151

    Resources for African American Genealogy Research

  87. 152

    Family History Myths Dispelled

  88. 153

    Using Ancestry.com Like A Pro

  89. 154

    Which Source Do I Believe? Evaluating Evidence

  90. 155

    Clean Up Your Family Tree

  91. 156

    Merging Duplicates In Your Family Tree

  92. 157

    Cousin Bait: Blogging to Find Your Family

  93. 158

    Write It Down: Tips for Recording Family History

  94. 159

    Telling Your Family Story with special guest, author Ryan Littrell

  95. 160

    Spelling Doesn't Count: Tips for Finding Your Ancestors

  96. 161

    Genealogy: Part History, Part Mystery

  97. 162

    Back to the Basics: Genealogy 101

  98. 163

    Search Ancestry.com Like A Detective

  99. 164

    [Private video]

  100. 165

    Free Genealogy Records: Where to Find Them and How to Contribute

  101. 166

    CYA: Don't Get Caught With Your Hand in the Genealogy Cookie Jar

  102. 167

    Maps: A Path to Your Ancestors

  103. 168

    Yearbooks and Other Photo Collections

  104. 169

    Interviewing Family Members to Grow Your Family Tree

  105. 170

    Using the Dawes Rolls to Research Native American Ancestry

  106. 171

    Discovering Our Veterans - Finding Military Service Details

  107. 172

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  108. 173

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  109. 174

    Tombstone Photography Dos and Don'ts

  110. 175

    Death Clues in Census Records

  111. 176

    Family History Clues in Death Records on Ancestry.com

  112. 177

    Alternatives to Death Certificates in Genealogy

  113. 178

    Ancestry.com Facebook App: Your Questions Answered

  114. 179

    Searching for Death Records

  115. 180

    How To Up Your Genealogy Game with Ancestry Anne

  116. 181

    Genealogy Brainstorming: I'm Stuck. Now What?

  117. 182

    How to Use Meyers Gazetteer of the German Empire

  118. 183

    Hamburg Passenger Lists and Other Image First Collections

  119. 184

    How Do I Know I'm Right? Some Genealogy Basics

  120. 185

    Sourcing Your Vitals - Citations for Birth, Marriage and Death Records

  121. 186

    Understanding SAR/DAR Applications in Genealogy

  122. 187

    Using the Ancestry.com Shoebox Effectively

  123. 188

    Tips For Organizing Your Family History Records

  124. 189

    Naturalization Records: What They Tell Me and Where To Find Them

  125. 190

    Reflecting Accurate Relationships in Family Tree Maker and Ancestry Member Trees

  126. 191

    Using Social Media In Genealogy

  127. 192

    Defining Relationships in Genealogy

  128. 193

    Adoption and Genealogy Research

  129. 194

    Public vs Private Ancestry Member Trees

  130. 195

    Finding Missing People in the Census

  131. 196

    Sourcing Information Not on Ancestry.com

  132. 197

    Splitting or Combining Family Trees

  133. 198

    Introduction to Using Land Records for Family History

  134. 199

    Exploring Rootsweb on Ancestry.com

  135. 200

    Citing Your Sources Can Be Fun!

  136. 201

    Finding Original Records for Family History

  137. 202

    Collaboration & Being in the Right Place at the Right Time

  138. 203

    Effective Place Research in Family History

  139. 204

    Top Tips for Family History Research Trips

  140. 205

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy

  141. 206

    Crafting a Genealogy Research Plan

  142. 207

    MyCanvas and Other Ideas for Publishing Your Family History

  143. 208

    Using Ancestry.com Member Profiles

  144. 209

    How Do I Find the Genealogy Records I'm Looking For if There is No Index?

  145. 210

    Creating Timelines to Better Understand Records and Families

  146. 211

    Using Notes in FTM and Ancestry Member Trees to Keep Track of Your Family History

  147. 212

    Successful Searching To Tell Your Ancestor's Story, Part 2

  148. 213

    Unique Resources for Researching Your Family's Ethnic Origins

  149. 214

    Successful Searching To Tell Your Ancestor's Story, Part 1

  150. 215

    How to Track Down Your Family's Vets

  151. 216

    How To Use Message Boards to Break Through Genealogy Brick Walls

  152. 217

    What Genealogy Records Exist?

  153. 218

    What International Records are Available on Ancestry.com

  154. 219

    Comments and Corrections on Ancestry.com Records

  155. 220

    City Directories and How to Use for Family History

  156. 221

    Shaky Leaf Hints on Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker

  157. 222

    Ancestry.com LIVE: 1940 Lookups LIVE

  158. 223

    1940 U.S. Federal Census Tips and Tricks, Part 2

  159. 224

    1940 U.S. Federal Census Tips and Tricks, Part 3

  160. 225

    Getting Ready for the 1940 U.S. Federal Census

  161. 226

    Tips and Tricks for Solving Your Family History Challenges

  162. 227

    Behind the Scenes at Ancestry.com: Ancestry Mobile Apps

  163. 228

    Is This My Ancestor? Prove It or Disprove It

  164. 229

    Using the Ancestry.com Facebook Page to Further Your Family History Research

  165. 230

    Everybody's Got a Little Irish in Them

  166. 231

    Getting Around the Missing 1890 Census

  167. 232

    Ethnic Surnames: Finding Your Ancestor with a Not-So-Common Name

  168. 233

    Ancestry.com Live Q&A: Tools to Help Your Family History Research

  169. 234

    Solving African American Family History Research Challenges

  170. 235

    Census Records - Beyond the Names and Dates

  171. 236

    Connecting Internet Find to Your Ancestry Member Tree

  172. 237

    Finding Family History Clues in Marriage Records

  173. 238

    Quick Tips for African American Family History Research

  174. 239

    Ancestry.com Live Q&A: How Do Our Experts Search

  175. 240

    Experience the New 1930 U.S. Federal Census Image Viewer

  176. 241

    Did They Really Come Through New York? How to Search Passenger Lists

  177. 242

    Learning from Records in the World Memory Project

  178. 243

    How to Find a Birth, Marriage or Death Record in Pennsylvania

  179. 244

    Approach Your Family History Research Like A Pro

  180. 245

    Find Your Ancestor in Hometown History

  181. 246

    Using Tree Hints in Ancestry Member Trees or Family Tree Maker

  182. 247

    Genealogy New Years Resolutions for 2012

  183. 248

    Finding Family History Clues in State Census Records

  184. 249

    Exploring the 1930 U.S. Federal Census

  185. 250

    Common Surnames: Strategies for Finding Your Ancestor in the Crowd

  186. 251

    Find Pre-1850 Relatives with Your Ancestry Member Tree

  187. 252

    How to Read Handwritten Historical Documents

  188. 253

    How to Control Your Ancestry.com Search Results

  189. 254

    How to Use the World War II Draft Registration Cards

  190. 255

    Finding the Maiden Names of Women in Your Family Tree

  191. 256

    Unlock the Secrets of the 1790-1840 U.S. Census Records

  192. 257

    How to Prove Native American/Indian Ancestry

  193. 258

    Get Answers to Your Genealogy Questions

  194. 259

    Dress Up Your Family Tree for the Holidays

  195. 260

    How to Find Pre-1850 Ancestors

  196. How to Find Your Civil War Roots on Ancestry.com

  197. 262

    Tips for Finding Family in Passenger Lists

  198. 263

    Five Tips for Online Grave Digging

  199. 264

    Using Death Records to Learn More About Your Ancestors Life

  200. 265

    Crafting a Solid Search on Ancestry.com

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