July 2013 Podcast Notes

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa’s newest book is available at Family Tree Shop: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

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

Top Tips: 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg

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.

July/August Print Issue

101 Best Websites: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database

Genealogy instructor Diana Crisman Smith takes us on a tour of the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System website by the National Parks Service.


Family Tree University: Civil War Research

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.

SIGN UP NOW: Civil War Research: Find Your Ancestors in the War Between the States

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
This month, Allison recommends: 

The book Life in Civil War America by Michael Varhola. Link to Print, ebook, and digital appendix.

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.