In this episode:
- News from the Blogosphere
- Top Tips: Discover Gettysburg
- 101 Best Websites: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors
- Family Tree University: Civil War Research
- Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Listen as Diane shares some news about virtual tours of Gettysburg
Read Diane’s blog posts on the Genealogy Insider Blog: Battle of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary: Honor Civil War Ancestors with a Virtual Visit
July 2013 is the Gettysburg 150th anniversary. Lisa talks with David Fryxell about his 7 Steps to Discovering Your Gettysburg Ancestors article from the July/August 2013 issue of the magazine.
Genealogy instructor Diana Crisman Smith takes us on a tour of the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System website by the National Parks Service.
The “Civil War Research: Find Your Ancestors in the War Between the States” course at Family Tree University will guide you in determining your ancestor’s service, finding the records to document it and fleshing out your knowledge of their lives. Course instructor Diana Crisman Smith provides tips from the class.