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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. 69

    Discovering Your Quaker Ancestors

  2. 70

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

  3. 71

    Same Name - Different Man

  4. 72

    AncestryDNA: Making the Cousin Connection

  5. 73

    Discover More About Your Ancestors in Tax Records

  6. 74

    What's In A Will

  7. 75

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

  8. 76

    Genealogy Spring Cleaning

  9. 77

    How Irish Are You?

  10. 78

    State Research Guides and Place Pages

  11. 79

    Updating Your Ancestry.com Profile Page and Other Account Settings

  12. 80

    Maximize Your Search Time on Ancestry.com

  13. 81

    Googling Your Family History

  14. 82

    Genealogy To Do Lists

  15. 83

    Correcting Mistakes in Your Own Family Tree

  16. 84

    Some Genealogy Records Have No Names

  17. 85

    AncestryDNA: Contacting and Collaborating with Cousins

  18. 86

    Love Stories in Your Family Tree

  19. 87

    Highlights from RootsTech 2014

  20. 88

    African American Family History Research: Breaking the 1870 Wall

  21. 89

    Soundex, Wildcards and Other Search Options

  22. 90

    Understanding Baptismal Records

  23. 91

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

  24. 92

    Top Tips for Beginning Latin American Research

  25. 93

    Overcoming Preconceived Notions for Family History Success

  26. 94

    New York Family History Research

  27. 95

    Understanding More About the Records You Are Using

  28. 96

    Family History Goals for 2014

  29. 97

    Timely Tips to Trim the Family Tree

  30. 98

    Rating Your Genealogy Sources

  31. 99

    How Laws Affect the Records Created About Your Ancestors

  32. 100

    It's Family History NOT Personal History

  33. 101

    Sharing Family History With the Genealogically Challenged

  34. 102

    Getting the Most Out of the 1921 Canada Census

  35. 103

    Favorite Resources of Professional Genealogists

  36. 104

    More Opportunities for Genealogy Education

  37. 105

    Going Beyond The Shaky Leaf

  38. 106

    Top Tips for Beginning Italian Family History Research

  39. 107

    Top Tips for Beginning Jewish Family History Research

  40. 108

    Using the Ancestry.com Card Catalog

  41. 109

    Ancestry.com Learning Center

  42. 110

    Family History Records Are Telling More Stories Than Ever

  43. 111

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

  44. 112

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

  45. 113

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

  46. 114

    Discovering Your Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

  47. 115

    New England Birth, Marriage and Death Records

  48. 116

    Researching Newspapers to Find Genealogy Gold

  49. 117

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

  50. 118

    Using Tax Records for Family History Research

  51. 119

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Uploading Pictures and Documents

  52. 120

    Putting Your Ancestors' Lives in Historical Context

  53. 121

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Privacy and Sharing

  54. 122

    Using City Directories in Your Research

  55. 123

    Browsing Records on Ancestry.com

  56. 124

    How To Request Information From An Archive

  57. 125

    Top Tips for Beginning English Family History Research

  58. 126

    Family History Focus to Grow Your Family Tree

  59. 127

    Ancestry.com Online Family Trees: Story View

  60. 128

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

  61. 129

    Top Tips for Canadian Family History Research

  62. 130

    Ancestry.com Family History Wiki

  63. 131

    Taking a Family History Vacation

  64. 132

    Ethical Considerations in Family History

  65. 133

    Convicts and Criminals In Your Family Tree

  66. 134

    Honoring Those Who Died In Service To Their Country

  67. 135

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  68. 136

    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

  69. 137

    Collaborate With Others to Grow Your Family Tree

  70. 138

    More Strategies for Finding Your Female Ancestors

  71. 139

    Clues in Non Marriage Records

  72. 140

    Little Used Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  73. 141

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

  74. 142

    How to Find Marriage Records on Ancestry.com

  75. 143

    Tips For Telling Your Family Stories

  76. 144

    Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

  77. 145

    How to Handle Name Changes in Your Family Tree

  78. 146

    Researching Irish Records

  79. 147

    Beginning Irish Research

  80. 148

    RootsTech and Other Genealogy Conferences and Events

  81. 149

    I Started My Family Tree. Now What?

  82. 150

    Finding Late 19th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  83. 151

    Finding Early 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  84. 152

    Smart Search: Tips & Tricks

  85. 153

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Part 2)

  86. 154

    Resources for African American Genealogy Research

  87. 155

    Family History Myths Dispelled

  88. 156

    Using Ancestry.com Like A Pro

  89. 157

    Which Source Do I Believe? Evaluating Evidence

  90. 158

    Clean Up Your Family Tree

  91. 159

    Merging Duplicates In Your Family Tree

  92. 160

    Cousin Bait: Blogging to Find Your Family

  93. 161

    Write It Down: Tips for Recording Family History

  94. 162

    Telling Your Family Story with special guest, author Ryan Littrell

  95. 163

    Spelling Doesn't Count: Tips for Finding Your Ancestors

  96. 164

    Genealogy: Part History, Part Mystery

  97. 165

    Back to the Basics: Genealogy 101

  98. 166

    Search Ancestry.com Like A Detective

  99. 167

    [Private video]

  100. 168

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

  101. 169

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

  102. 170

    Maps: A Path to Your Ancestors

  103. 171

    Yearbooks and Other Photo Collections

  104. 172

    Interviewing Family Members to Grow Your Family Tree

  105. 173

    Using the Dawes Rolls to Research Native American Ancestry

  106. 174

    Discovering Our Veterans - Finding Military Service Details

  107. 175

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  108. 176

    Quick Ways To Share Your Family History

  109. 177

    Tombstone Photography Dos and Don'ts

  110. 178

    Death Clues in Census Records

  111. 179

    Family History Clues in Death Records on Ancestry.com

  112. 180

    Alternatives to Death Certificates in Genealogy

  113. 181

    Ancestry.com Facebook App: Your Questions Answered

  114. 182

    Searching for Death Records

  115. 183

    How To Up Your Genealogy Game with Ancestry Anne

  116. 184

    Genealogy Brainstorming: I'm Stuck. Now What?

  117. 185

    How to Use Meyers Gazetteer of the German Empire

  118. 186

    Hamburg Passenger Lists and Other Image First Collections

  119. 187

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

  120. 188

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

  121. 189

    Understanding SAR/DAR Applications in Genealogy

  122. 190

    Using the Ancestry.com Shoebox Effectively

  123. 191

    Tips For Organizing Your Family History Records

  124. 192

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

  125. 193

    Reflecting Accurate Relationships in Family Tree Maker and Ancestry Member Trees

  126. 194

    Using Social Media In Genealogy

  127. 195

    Defining Relationships in Genealogy

  128. 196

    Adoption and Genealogy Research

  129. 197

    Public vs Private Ancestry Member Trees

  130. 198

    Finding Missing People in the Census

  131. 199

    Sourcing Information Not on Ancestry.com

  132. 200

    Splitting or Combining Family Trees

  133. 201

    Introduction to Using Land Records for Family History

  134. 202

    Exploring Rootsweb on Ancestry.com

  135. 203

    Citing Your Sources Can Be Fun!

  136. 204

    Finding Original Records for Family History

  137. 205

    Collaboration & Being in the Right Place at the Right Time

  138. 206

    Effective Place Research in Family History

  139. 207

    Top Tips for Family History Research Trips

  140. 208

    Common Mistakes in Genealogy

  141. 209

    Crafting a Genealogy Research Plan

  142. 210

    MyCanvas and Other Ideas for Publishing Your Family History

  143. 211

    Using Ancestry.com Member Profiles

  144. 212

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

  145. 213

    Creating Timelines to Better Understand Records and Families

  146. 214

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

  147. 215

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

  148. 216

    Unique Resources for Researching Your Family's Ethnic Origins

  149. 217

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

  150. 218

    How to Track Down Your Family's Vets

  151. 219

    How To Use Message Boards to Break Through Genealogy Brick Walls

  152. 220

    What Genealogy Records Exist?

  153. 221

    What International Records are Available on Ancestry.com

  154. 222

    Comments and Corrections on Ancestry.com Records

  155. 223

    City Directories and How to Use for Family History

  156. 224

    Shaky Leaf Hints on Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker

  157. 225

    Ancestry.com LIVE: 1940 Lookups LIVE

  158. 226

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

  159. 227

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

  160. 228

    Getting Ready for the 1940 U.S. Federal Census

  161. 229

    Tips and Tricks for Solving Your Family History Challenges

  162. 230

    Behind the Scenes at Ancestry.com: Ancestry Mobile Apps

  163. 231

    Is This My Ancestor? Prove It or Disprove It

  164. 232

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

  165. 233

    Everybody's Got a Little Irish in Them

  166. 234

    Getting Around the Missing 1890 Census

  167. 235

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

  168. 236

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

  169. 237

    Solving African American Family History Research Challenges

  170. 238

    Census Records - Beyond the Names and Dates

  171. 239

    Connecting Internet Find to Your Ancestry Member Tree

  172. 240

    Finding Family History Clues in Marriage Records

  173. 241

    Quick Tips for African American Family History Research

  174. 242

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

  175. 243

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

  176. 244

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

  177. 245

    Learning from Records in the World Memory Project

  178. 246

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

  179. 247

    Approach Your Family History Research Like A Pro

  180. 248

    Find Your Ancestor in Hometown History

  181. 249

    Using Tree Hints in Ancestry Member Trees or Family Tree Maker

  182. 250

    Genealogy New Years Resolutions for 2012

  183. 251

    Finding Family History Clues in State Census Records

  184. 252

    Exploring the 1930 U.S. Federal Census

  185. 253

    Common Surnames: Strategies for Finding Your Ancestor in the Crowd

  186. 254

    Find Pre-1850 Relatives with Your Ancestry Member Tree

  187. 255

    How to Read Handwritten Historical Documents

  188. 256

    How to Control Your Ancestry.com Search Results

  189. 257

    How to Use the World War II Draft Registration Cards

  190. 258

    Finding the Maiden Names of Women in Your Family Tree

  191. 259

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

  192. 260

    How to Prove Native American/Indian Ancestry

  193. 261

    Get Answers to Your Genealogy Questions

  194. 262

    Dress Up Your Family Tree for the Holidays

  195. 263

    How to Find Pre-1850 Ancestors

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

  197. 265

    Tips for Finding Family in Passenger Lists

  198. 266

    Five Tips for Online Grave Digging

  199. 267

    Using Death Records to Learn More About Your Ancestors Life

  200. 268

    Crafting a Solid Search on Ancestry.com

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