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Our guide tells you everything you need to know about finding and using your ancestors' old military pension records.
10/6/2014
Find your ancestors' Great War service records, casualty records and more with the help of these top 10 websites for WWI research.
8/14/2014
Genealogists are singing the praises of volunteers for the National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System Web site with information from millions of soldier records.
8/13/2014
How many countries were drawn into the First World War? Here's a timeline of major WWI war declarations.
7/31/2014
State Resources for Your Ancestors' WWI Military Records .SwiftPreview51296{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg51296{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container51296{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content51296{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img51296{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover51296{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading51296{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe51296{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;} .SwiftPreview20407{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg20407{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container20407{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content20407{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img20407{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover20407{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading20407{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe20407{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;} .SwiftPreview46160{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg46160{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container46160{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content46160{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img46160{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover46160{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading46160{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe46160{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;} .SwiftPreview16102{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg16102{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container16102{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content16102{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img16102{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover16102{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading16102{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe16102{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;}
You may be able to learn more about your relative's WWI service by researching at the state level for the place where he enlisted or was drafted. .SwiftPreview17722{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg17722{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility:...
7/31/2014
WWI Genealogy Websites and Books for Tracing Female Ancestors .SwiftPreview92787{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg92787{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container92787{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content92787{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img92787{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover92787{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading92787{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe92787{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;} .SwiftPreview49711{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg49711{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;}div.SwiftPreview-container49711{pointer-events: none;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;display: none;top:0;left:0;z-index:99999;}div.SwiftPreview-content49711{padding:7px;background-color:black;border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px;overflow: hidden;}img.SwiftPreview-img49711{left: 7px;top: 7px;position:absolute;overflow: hidden;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;}div.SwiftPreview-cover49711{pointer-events: none;top:5px;position:absolute;z-index: 999}img.SwiftPreview-loading49711{display:none;position:absolute;}iframe.SwiftPreview-iframe49711{display: block;overflow: auto;visibility: visible;border: 0;padding: 0px;margin: 0pxwidth: auto;height: auto;position: absolute;left: 7px;top: 7px;-webkit-transform-origin: left top;background-color:white;}
Use these resources to start exploring the experiences of your female ancestors who served in World War I, whether as a nurse, volunteer, or on the home front. .SwiftPreview55453{width: auto;height: auto;display: block;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow: hidden;visibility: visible;}.SwiftPreviewImg55453{width: auto;height: auto;display: inline;position: static;background-color: transparent;border: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;overflow:...
7/31/2014
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.
7/31/2014
Not sure if you have a Civil War ancestor, or need to discover more detail? Here's a quick guide to the best resources for finding your Civil War roots.
7/31/2014
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