No other book details how to find and use census and military resources for amateur genealogists!
This book covers the use of two of the most effective sets of genealogical information available to genealogists: Census and military records. Topics include: • Federal censuses: what they are, how to use them, pitfalls and issues concerning the information found in them; • Mortality schedules: a frequently overlooked gold mine of little-known genealogical data; • State censuses: genealogically rich resources • Military records: where and how to find them, what information is available • War-by-war records availability
For more than 25 years, W. Daniel Quillen has been a professional writer specializing in travel and technical subjects. He teaches beginning genealogy courses to university students and working adults, and is a frequent lecturer in genealogy classes.