Category Archives: Soldier data bases

The Official Records

When I first encountered the OR at the University of Texas undergraduate library, back in the early 1980s, I was amazed at how much shelf space it required. All one-hundred-twenty-eight volumes, including an index and an atlas. Sigh. Nowadays it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Soldier data bases, The Official Records | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Find your Union ancestor’s grave

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has come up with a new search engine for the location of graves of soldiers by name, unit, state, etc. It supposedly has (or eventually will have) Confederate soldiers, as well. … Continue reading

Posted in Soldier data bases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment