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Record Retrieval & Research at the National Archives

Do you have ancestors who fought in the Union Army during the Civil War?

  • Were they married or not?

  • On first glance, it looks like a typical marriage license you can find in almost any court house across the country. But like many documents, when you tak e a closer look at it and put into historical context, you can see the story hidden in it.
  • Finding Your Civil War Ancestors in the 1910 Census

  • Did you know that the 1910 census asked if the person was a veteran of the Civil War?

Were they married or not?

On first glance, it looks like a typical marriage license you can find in almost any court house across the country. But like many documents, when you tak e a closer look at it and put into historical context, you can see the story hidden in it. Read the Full Story

Finding Your Civil War Ancestors in the 1910 Census

Did you know that the 1910 census asked if the person was a veteran of the Civil War? Read the Full Story