Books on Researching Federal Records

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  • The Genealogist’s Companion & Sourcebook by Emily Anne Croom (Betterway Books), which focuses on US sources with a chapter on census records

  • Land & Property Research in the United States by E. Wade Hone (Ancestry)

  • U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal & State Sources, Colonial America to the Present by James C. Neagles (Ancestry)

  • The Library of Congress: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research by James C. Neagles (Ancestry)

  • The Sleuth Book for Genealogists by Emily Anne Croom (Betterway Books), which highlights the use of census and land records and contains a detailed discussion of documentation
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