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By John Rigdon

instead of concentrating on the large picture,
this booklet is helping you search for a really small cog within the wheel,
regular humans, with usual difficulties and issues,
who stumbled on themselves swept into the vortex
of struggle of their personal homes.

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

John Rigdon, a qualified Civil battle researcher, and writer of dozens of Civil battle books has ultimately authored a quantity that would reduction your study in Georgia. The publication is 250 pages in size and it'll open up the universe of fabrics on hand to you in a manner 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 direction on tips on how to Do Research
Off Line assets for learn - basic reference fabric for studying either the battle in Georgia and Georgia troops who fought in Virginia and within the west.
Military carrier files - An advent to the holdings within the nationwide and nation documents and the way to entry the discovering aids on line.
Veteran documents - Pension files, the United accomplice Veterans, the 1890 Veterans Census, accomplice Veteran journal and different resources.
Library learn instruments - Bibliograpies, tips on how to successfully make the most of the Library of Congress classifications and numbers to browse a library shelf nearly. the best way to use Inter Library Loan.
On Line study instruments - An creation and assessment of the online assets.
Georgia study Volumes - the main accomplished bibliography ever compiled by means of 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 go Reference - exhibiting what devices have been shaped in each 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 ok, 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 protection Troops, GA)
Anthony Greys (GA sixtieth Infantry Regiment, corporation A)
Altamaha South (GA twenty fifth Infantry Regiment, corporation F)

Battles Fought in Georgia - the most important battles pointed out by means of crusade with hyperlinks to online resources.

Mr. Rigdon has spent over 25 years learning and organizing those fabrics and this ebook really represents a life of fulfillment within the box of Georgia Civil struggle study.

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