06 June 2011
Craig Roberts Scott is a nationally recognized lecturer, educator, and genealogical and historical researcher with more than thirty years experience. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians and specializes in the diverse military records at the National Archives.
CEO and President of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm, Craig coordinates the Military tracks at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in . He has authored The “Lost Pensions”: Settled Accounts of the Act of Birmingham, Alabama 6 April 1838 and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised).
Now, Craig brings his military expertise to
NGS with the Introduction to Civil War Records. In this seven chapter course, Craig introduces numerous records including compiled service records, prisoner of war records, and pension files created for, during, and after the war. He provides strategies to identify and locate information on an ancestor living at the time of the Civil War.
NGS American Genealogy Studies course is available on CD-ROM as a PDF file compatible for a PC- or MAC for $35.00 for members and $50.00 for non-members. For further information, or to purchase the course, visit the NGS website at http://ngsgenealogy.org and click on . Learning Center
NGS American Genealogy Studies are designed for both the beginner and the established genealogist. These busy individuals want to learn about a specific topic and put the ensuing knowledge to work quickly. NGS courses offer the convenience of completing a genealogy study at their own pace in their home.
Additional courses include:
· Introduction to Religious Records
· Social Security Sleuthing
· Special Federal Census Schedules
· Transcribing, Extracting, and Abstracting in Genealogical Records
· Working with Deeds
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