Thursday, July 18, 2013

FGS Webinar Recording Now Available - Discovering Local & State Militia Records


The recording of this past Tuesday's webinar Discovering Local & State Militia Records
presented by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA is now available to the public. Click here to view the recording or use the embedded version below.

Upcoming Webinar - Researching in the Post War Records of 1812

Don't forget to sign up for our next webinar, Researching in the Post War Records of 1812, presented by Craig Scott, MA, CG, on Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 8pm Eastern / 7pm Central. Click here to register. This lecture will focus on the records created by the War Department after the War. It will include compiled military service records, pensions and pension payments.


Discovering Local & State Militia Records


Description: Take a closer look at the wide variety of records documenting our local militia companies. From annual muster to supplies and appointment of Officers, learn how these records may be used in your family research. Learn more about the military organization of citizens called for the purpose of local defense, who served this country from the Revolution through 1812 and on to the development of the National Guard.

Presenter: J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA a full-time professional researcher & educator, formerly APG President and FGS officer. You will find him researching for clients including Who Do You Think You Are?, African American Lives or Biography’s uneXplained. With his love for teaching, you will see him at SLIG, IGHR, numerous webinars or at your local society.

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