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Part Number: W8RECONERA_

Price: $9.95
This final session begins with the end of the Civil War and the start of Reconstruction in 1865. Numerous genealogical records are readily searchable in the years following the end of hostilities including; Provosts Marshal records Confederate Amnesty records, United States Sanitary Commission, Southern Claims Commission, and Freedmen’s Bureau and back home with the passage of the 1867United States Bankruptcy Act. This lecture will conclude with as Federal troops are withdrawn from the south in 1877 and the beginning of the gilded age.
1 hour and 12minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8BEYDARMY_

Price: $9.95
This third session will cover genealogical and historical material that relates to organizations outside of the United States and Confederate Armies. Focus is placed on genealogical records on the United States Navy, Confederate Navy, United States Marine Corps, Confederate Marine Corps; and other smaller organizations that served including United States Coast Survey Service and the Revenue Cutter Service in addition to the United States and Confederate Lighthouse Service during the Civil War.
1 hour and 17minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8PENSIONF_

Price: $9.95
This second session will be broken into two groups of records that relate to your ancestors who fought in the Civil War. The first section will spend time between reviewing pension files and applications for the both the Union and Confederate veterans as a primary source of documenting their lives during the war. The remainder of this session will focus on additional records including sources ranging from Federal Census that include Civil War veterans, National Cemetery records, Civil War soldiers homes, Court Martial proceedings on both sides, and though conscientious objector records.
1 hour and 30 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8HOUSEDIV_

Price: $9.95
This opening session brings into the lecture some of the causes and effect of why the Civil War was fought. As the United States moves from Compromise towards war after the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 to the opening guns at Ft. Sumter in South Carolina in 1861. This session also focuses on an introduction to the many genealogical records during the war including the Compiled Military Service Records (CMSR) for both the Union Army and Confederate Army. Also covered will be Union Draft Records and their Confederate Counterpart which will include Confederate draft criteria.
1 hour and 34 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGRANDGAR_

Price: $9.95
Add more information to your Civil War research by locating Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) records. If your ancestor joined the organization, the post records contain information that may lead you to names of wife, children, parents, dates of birth and death, as well as military information. The webinar also presents information on the auxiliary organizations. 53 minutes, plus 4 pages of supplemental syllabus materials.
Part Number: WXMAPSAFR_

Price: $9.95
This session will illustrate how geography can tell you things unknown about your ancestral community and help provide a critical background for the family narrative.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on September 25, 2015. 1 hour 37 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts.
Part Number: WXMENDING_

Price: $9.95
All slaves had family members who were sold away or transferred to the slave-owners' heirs, never to be seen again. Many even took different surnames. It was not uncommon for two displaced brothers to retain different surnames after Emancipation. Collier will present cases of how displaced family members were found.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on July 31 2015. 1 hour 34 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXUSCOLAPP_

Price: $9.95
Explore the challenges faced by widows and/or former slave descendants of soldiers in the United States Colored Troops Widows’ Pension Applications.

This class was presented to a live webinar audience on April 24, 2015. 1 hour 14 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXERAFREE_

Price: $9.95
The years right after the Civil War were critical years for all southerners white and black. Amazing records reflect that incredible time during those years. This session will explore several amazing record sets and will point to where they can be found.

This class was presented to a live webinar audience on February 20, 2015. 1 hour 28 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXCONFSOLD_

Price: $9.95
Using a record-based approach, learn to find the basic records of your Confederate Ancestor. A review of basic military records will be presented by following a solider throughout all available records, including Pensions (online and textual) and alternates: local civil records, Fraternal Organizations, state agency records, home guard and militia records, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on February 6, 2015. 1 hour 38 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXCIVILWAR_

Price: $9.95
Learn how to identify your Civil War ancestors, and what information can be found in the Civil War records.