Tag Archives: James Ramsay Dey

Deconstructing a Civil War Regiment Part III: Seeing the Forest and the Trees of History

It is important in interpreting your ancestor’s Civil War experience that you read a lot of history books. For some of you that will be great news, for others you are wondering just how many do I have to read??? … Continue reading

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Civil War Tax Lists on Ancestry.com

I have recently been working with the Civil War Federal Tax Lists on Ancestry.com and on the off-chance you haven’t used them, I thought a quick overview might be beneficial. I have been surprised by how many of my ancestors could … Continue reading

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