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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. 62

    Discovering Your Quaker Ancestors

  2. 63

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

  3. 64

    Same Name - Different Man

  4. 65

    AncestryDNA: Making the Cousin Connection

  5. 66

    Discover More About Your Ancestors in Tax Records

  6. 67

    What's In A Will

  7. 68

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

  8. 69

    Genealogy Spring Cleaning

  9. 70

    How Irish Are You?

  10. 71

    State Research Guides and Place Pages

  11. 72

    Updating Your Ancestry.com Profile Page and Other Account Settings

  12. 73

    Maximize Your Search Time on Ancestry.com

  13. 74

    Googling Your Family History

  14. 75

    Genealogy To Do Lists

  15. 76

    Correcting Mistakes in Your Own Family Tree

  16. 77

    Some Genealogy Records Have No Names

  17. 78

    AncestryDNA: Contacting and Collaborating with Cousins

  18. 79

    Love Stories in Your Family Tree

  19. 80

    Highlights from RootsTech 2014

  20. 81

    African American Family History Research: Breaking the 1870 Wall

  21. 82

    Soundex, Wildcards and Other Search Options

  22. 83

    Understanding Baptismal Records

  23. 84

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

  24. 85

    Top Tips for Beginning Latin American Research

  25. 86

    Overcoming Preconceived Notions for Family History Success

  26. 87

    New York Family History Research

  27. 88

    Understanding More About the Records You Are Using

  28. 89

    Family History Goals for 2014

  29. 90

    Timely Tips to Trim the Family Tree

  30. 91

    Rating Your Genealogy Sources

  31. 92

    How Laws Affect the Records Created About Your Ancestors

  32. 93

    It's Family History NOT Personal History

  33. 94

    Sharing Family History With the Genealogically Challenged

  34. 95

    Getting the Most Out of the 1921 Canada Census

  35. 96

    Favorite Resources of Professional Genealogists

  36. 97

    More Opportunities for Genealogy Education

  37. 98

    Going Beyond The Shaky Leaf

  38. 99

    Top Tips for Beginning Italian Family History Research

  39. 100

    Top Tips for Beginning Jewish Family History Research

  40. 101

    Using the Ancestry.com Card Catalog

  41. 102

    Ancestry.com Learning Center

  42. 103

    Family History Records Are Telling More Stories Than Ever

  43. 104

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

  44. 105

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

  45. 106

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

  46. 107

    Discovering Your Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

  47. 108

    New England Birth, Marriage and Death Records

  48. 109

    Researching Newspapers to Find Genealogy Gold

  49. 110

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

  50. 111

    Using Tax Records for Family History Research

  51. 112

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Uploading Pictures and Documents

  52. 113

    Putting Your Ancestors' Lives in Historical Context

  53. 114

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Privacy and Sharing

  54. 115

    Using City Directories in Your Research

  55. 116

    Browsing Records on Ancestry.com

  56. 117

    How To Request Information From An Archive

  57. 118

    Top Tips for Beginning English Family History Research

  58. 119

    Family History Focus to Grow Your Family Tree

  59. 120

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Story View

  60. 121

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

  61. 122

    Top Tips for Canadian Family History Research

  62. 123

    Ancestry.com Family History Wiki

  63. 124

    Taking a Family History Vacation

  64. 125

    Ethical Considerations in Family History

  65. 126

    Convicts and Criminals In Your Family Tree

  66. 127

    Honoring Those Who Died In Service To Their Country

  67. 128

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  68. 129

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  69. 130

    Collaborate With Others to Grow Your Family Tree

  70. 131

    More Strategies for Finding Your Female Ancestors

  71. 132

    Clues in Non Marriage Records

  72. 133

    Little Used Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  73. 134

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

  74. 135

    How to Find Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  75. 136

    Tips For Telling Your Family Stories

  76. 137

    Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

  77. 138

    How to Handle Name Changes in Your Family Tree

  78. 139

    Researching Irish Records

  79. 140

    Beginning Irish Research

  80. 141

    RootsTech and Other Genealogy Conferences and Events

  81. 142

    I Started My Family Tree. Now What?

  82. 143

    Finding Late 19th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  83. 144

    Finding Early 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  84. 145

    Smart Search: Tips & Tricks

  85. 146

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Part 2)

  86. 147

    Resources for African American Genealogy Research

  87. 148

    Family History Myths Dispelled

  88. 149

    Using Ancestry.com Like A Pro

  89. 150

    Which Source Do I Believe? Evaluating Evidence

  90. 151

    Clean Up Your Family Tree

  91. 152

    Merging Duplicates In Your Family Tree

  92. 153

    Cousin Bait: Blogging to Find Your Family

  93. 154

    Write It Down: Tips for Recording Family History

  94. 155

    Telling Your Family Story with special guest, author Ryan Littrell

  95. 156

    Spelling Doesn't Count: Tips for Finding Your Ancestors

  96. 157

    Genealogy: Part History, Part Mystery

  97. 158

    Back to the Basics: Genealogy 101

  98. 159

    Search Ancestry.com Like A Detective

  99. 160

    [Private video]

  100. 161

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

  101. 162

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

  102. 163

    Maps: A Path to Your Ancestors

  103. 164

    Yearbooks and Other Photo Collections

  104. 165

    Interviewing Family Members to Grow Your Family Tree

  105. 166

    Using the Dawes Rolls to Research Native American Ancestry

  106. 167

    Discovering Our Veterans - Finding Military Service Details

  107. 168

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  108. 169

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  109. 170

    Tombstone Photography Dos and Don'ts

  110. 171

    Death Clues in Census Records

  111. 172

    Family History Clues in Death Records on Ancestry.com

  112. 173

    Alternatives to Death Certificates in Genealogy

  113. 174

    Ancestry.com Facebook App: Your Questions Answered

  114. 175

    Searching for Death Records

  115. 176

    How To Up Your Genealogy Game with Ancestry Anne

  116. 177

    Genealogy Brainstorming: I'm Stuck. Now What?

  117. 178

    How to Use Meyers Gazetteer of the German Empire

  118. 179

    Hamburg Passenger Lists and Other Image First Collections

  119. 180

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

  120. 181

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

  121. 182

    Understanding SAR/DAR Applications in Genealogy

  122. 183

    Using the Ancestry.com Shoebox Effectively

  123. 184

    Tips For Organizing Your Family History Records

  124. 185

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

  125. 186

    Reflecting Accurate Relationships in Family Tree Maker and Ancestry Member Trees

  126. 187

    Using Social Media In Genealogy

  127. 188

    Defining Relationships in Genealogy

  128. 189

    Adoption and Genealogy Research

  129. 190

    Public vs Private Ancestry Member Trees

  130. 191

    Finding Missing People in the Census

  131. 192

    Sourcing Information Not on Ancestry.com

  132. 193

    Splitting or Combining Family Trees

  133. 194

    Introduction to Using Land Records for Family History

  134. 195

    Exploring Rootsweb on Ancestry.com

  135. 196

    Citing Your Sources Can Be Fun!

  136. 197

    Finding Original Records for Family History

  137. 198

    Collaboration & Being in the Right Place at the Right Time

  138. 199

    Effective Place Research in Family History

  139. 200

    Top Tips for Family History Research Trips

  140. 201

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy

  141. 202

    Crafting a Genealogy Research Plan

  142. 203

    MyCanvas and Other Ideas for Publishing Your Family History

  143. 204

    Using Ancestry.com Member Profiles

  144. 205

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

  145. 206

    Creating Timelines to Better Understand Records and Families

  146. 207

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

  147. 208

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

  148. 209

    Unique Resources for Researching Your Family's Ethnic Origins

  149. 210

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

  150. 211

    How to Track Down Your Family's Vets

  151. 212

    How To Use Message Boards to Break Through Genealogy Brick Walls

  152. 213

    What Genealogy Records Exist?

  153. 214

    What International Records are Available on Ancestry.com

  154. 215

    Comments and Corrections on Ancestry.com Records

  155. 216

    City Directories and How to Use for Family History

  156. 217

    Shaky Leaf Hints on Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker

  157. 218

    Ancestry.com LIVE: 1940 Lookups LIVE

  158. 219

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

  159. 220

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

  160. 221

    Getting Ready for the 1940 U.S. Federal Census

  161. 222

    Tips and Tricks for Solving Your Family History Challenges

  162. 223

    Behind the Scenes at Ancestry.com: Ancestry Mobile Apps

  163. 224

    Is This My Ancestor? Prove It or Disprove It

  164. 225

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

  165. 226

    Everybody's Got a Little Irish in Them

  166. 227

    Getting Around the Missing 1890 Census

  167. 228

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

  168. 229

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

  169. 230

    Solving African American Family History Research Challenges

  170. 231

    Census Records - Beyond the Names and Dates

  171. 232

    Connecting Internet Find to Your Ancestry Member Tree

  172. 233

    Finding Family History Clues in Marriage Records

  173. 234

    Quick Tips for African American Family History Research

  174. 235

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

  175. 236

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

  176. 237

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

  177. 238

    Learning from Records in the World Memory Project

  178. 239

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

  179. 240

    Approach Your Family History Research Like A Pro

  180. 241

    Find Your Ancestor in Hometown History

  181. 242

    Using Tree Hints in Ancestry Member Trees or Family Tree Maker

  182. 243

    Genealogy New Years Resolutions for 2012

  183. 244

    Finding Family History Clues in State Census Records

  184. 245

    Exploring the 1930 U.S. Federal Census

  185. 246

    Common Surnames: Strategies for Finding Your Ancestor in the Crowd

  186. 247

    Find Pre-1850 Relatives with Your Ancestry Member Tree

  187. 248

    How to Read Handwritten Historical Documents

  188. 249

    How to Control Your Ancestry.com Search Results

  189. 250

    How to Use the World War II Draft Registration Cards

  190. 251

    Finding the Maiden Names of Women in Your Family Tree

  191. 252

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

  192. 253

    How to Prove Native American/Indian Ancestry

  193. 254

    Get Answers to Your Genealogy Questions

  194. 255

    Dress Up Your Family Tree for the Holidays

  195. 256

    How to Find Pre-1850 Ancestors

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

  197. 258

    Tips for Finding Family in Passenger Lists

  198. 259

    Five Tips for Online Grave Digging

  199. 260

    Using Death Records to Learn More About Your Ancestors Life

  200. 261

    Crafting a Solid Search on Ancestry.com

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