Tag Archives: WBTS/ACW

New Records on FamilySearch from March 2019

This is a different link than the one from my last post, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-1-april-2019. As posted by FamilySearch on April 1, 2019, New Records on FamilySearch from March 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-records-march-2019/ FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in March of 2019 with … Continue reading

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Interesting Little Known Coast Guard Medal of Honor Facts

If you go to Wikipedia and most Medal of Honor related websites, you hear about the three (3) Medal of Honor designs – Army, Navy, and Air Force. However, if you read this section of Wikipedia’s Medal of Honor article: … Continue reading

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Exploring The Ruins of This Forgotten Military Fort – Fort Macomb, Louisiana: YouTube and Vimeo Videos

Showed up as a random YouTube suggestion. DO NOT visit here unless you know what you are doing AND let somebody know you are going. Exploring The Ruins of This Forgotten Military Fort: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0fOFKmR8IE&t (around 11:09 minutes long). Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_MacombContinue reading

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New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of February 19, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – https://media.familysearch.org/new-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-february-19-2019/, but decided to post it this morning. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Colombia, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States: California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (almost 5 million new military records), New York, Oklahoma, … Continue reading

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Daniel E Adams – Gunsmith, Soldier, Photographer, Attorney, Skunk Farmer — Dusty Roots & Forgotten Treasures

A gunsmith, soldier, photographer, attorney, and a skunk farmer – it sounds like the start of a joke where the next line should be they walked into the bar. Interestingly enough those are all job titles held at various times … Continue reading

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