Countless Americans have a Civil War soldier or sailor in their family history. The records created by and about these men (and a few women!) can be rich in detail. This session will explore ways to determine if an ancestor served, identify his correct service, and find valuable records.
Amy Johnson Crow is the founder and lead educator at Generations Connection and is the host of the popular Generations Café podcast. She is the author of 31 Days to Better Genealogy, a resource guide filled with practical tips you can put into practice right away, as well as more than 40 articles in various genealogical publications. Amy has presented at genealogy’s top events. Amy also created the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge.
Amy holds a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. She has worked at Ancestry.com, served as the series editor for the National Genealogical Society Guides, published by Rutledge Hill Press, and was the co-author of Online Roots in that series.
Amy has never turned down an offer to go visit a cemetery.
You can find more genealogy tips on her website AmyJohnsonCrow.com.
You can also check out her podcast at https://www.amyjohnsoncrow.com/category/podcast/
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