Published by NGSGenealogy: Have you gone out on a Limb? Have you researched your Civil War ancestor and his artificial limb(s)?

General Assembly Session Record (NC) (1891) — A bill to be entitled an act for the relief of J.J. Bennett of Ashe County – “having right arm off below the elbow, and left hand off with the exception of two fingers”The outcomes of any war are often great losses of life and “limb.”For losses of life…

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Published by Genealogy’s Star: Solving a Mystery with Military Records

This morning, I noticed that United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, a record collection in the FamilySearch.org Historical Record Collections, had been updated on 2 October 2015. Today. That reminded me of the fact that I had solved a particularly difficult research problem with a military headstone. A search in this collection…

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