Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Second Chance to View War of 1812 Webinar Series

If you missed the War of 1812 Webinar Series that FGS offered in Summer 2013, then mark your calendar to visit the FGS website beginning Friday, February 28, 2014 through Sunday, April, 27, 2014. These informative and entertaining webinars can be viewed for a limited time so don't delay.

"Discovering Local & State Militia Record” presented by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

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.

"Researching in the Post War Records of 1812" presented by Craig Scott, MA, CG

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.

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