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The Mystic Chords of Memory
10/1/2000
Whether your Civil War ancestors wore blue or gray, their story can be a fascinating part of your family history. Here's how to start finding your Civil War roots.

“The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.”

- Lincoln's first inaugural address, 1861

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