04 April 2016
Civil War research has just gotten easier, at least for the next 10 days or so. Do you have ancestors who served in the Civil War? Fold3 will be allowing free access to its Civil War collection to remember the commencement of the Civil War and commemorate Confederate History Month.
The Fold3 Civil War Records collection includes:
- Soldier Service Records
- 1860 US Census
- Civil War “Widows’ Pensions” Files
- Civil War Pensions Index
- Southern Claims Commission
- Confederate Amnesty Papers
- Confederate Citizens File
- Navy Survivors’ Certificates
- Navy Widows’ Certificates
- Civil War Subversion Investigations
- Board of Commissioners – Emancipation of Slaves in DC
- Court Slave Records for DC
“.. paying tribute to those who fought in the bloody war—both North and South—and discover information about famous participants as well as your own Civil War ancestors through documents, photos, and images that capture the experiences of those involved in America’s deadliest conflict.”
Did you find something new about a Civil War era ancestor?
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