A Guide to Georgia Civil War Research by John Rigdon

By John Rigdon

instead of targeting the massive picture,
this e-book is helping you search for a really small cog within the wheel,
regular humans, with traditional difficulties and issues,
who stumbled on themselves swept into the vortex
of battle of their personal homes.

With all of the many hundreds of thousands of books at the Civil struggle popping out each year and millions now to be had online, the problem for the non-professional Civil struggle researcher is to 0 in at the proper fabric that might relief on your learn.

John Rigdon, a qualified Civil warfare researcher, and writer of dozens of Civil conflict books has eventually authored a quantity that may relief your examine in Georgia. The publication is 250 pages in size and it'll open up the universe of fabrics on hand to you in a fashion by no means proven earlier than.

CONTENTS

Getting Started
Finding a reputation - how to define the identify of your ancestor who fought within the war.
A observe approximately Troop association - What does regiment, corporation, battalion, squadron, military, corps, and battery suggest and why may still I care?
A Mini path on tips to Do Research
Off Line assets for learn - normal reference fabric for gaining knowledge of either the struggle in Georgia and Georgia troops who fought in Virginia and within the west.
Military carrier files - An creation to the holdings within the nationwide and kingdom documents and the way to entry the discovering aids on line.
Veteran files - Pension files, the United accomplice Veterans, the 1890 Veterans Census, accomplice Veteran journal and different resources.
Library examine instruments - Bibliograpies, how one can successfully make the most of the Library of Congress classifications and numbers to browse a library shelf nearly. easy methods to use Inter Library Loan.
On Line learn instruments - An advent and assessment of the online assets.
Georgia learn Volumes - the main complete bibliography ever compiled through regiment of histories, diaries and journals of Georgia troops. This part lists all of the artillery, cavalry, and infantry devices shaped in Georgia with go references to the 1st hand bills, diaries, journals, and regimental histories written at the unit.
Formation of Counties in Georgia
County pass Reference - exhibiting what devices have been shaped in every one county.

EXAMPLE:

GLASCOCK COUNTY:

sixth Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation A, Sydney Brown Infantry
fifteenth Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation E, Hancock Volunteers
fifteenth Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation okay, Hancock accomplice
Guards
forty ninth Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation I, Pierce Guards
59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation D, Bullard Guards
59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, corporation I, Turner Guards

Local Designations of Georgia Troops - move referencing neighborhood names to the unit and corporate within which they served.

EXAMPLE:

Anderson Guards (Six month neighborhood security Troops, GA)
Anthony Greys (GA sixtieth Infantry Regiment, corporation A)
Altamaha South (GA twenty fifth Infantry Regiment, corporation F)

Battles Fought in Georgia - the foremost battles pointed out via crusade with hyperlinks to online resources.

Mr. Rigdon has spent over 25 years learning and organizing those fabrics and this e-book really represents a life of success within the box of Georgia Civil conflict learn.

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